2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs. 2022 Volvo XC60 | NewCars.com

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2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs. 2022 Volvo XC60 Review

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2022 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

MSRP*: $43,850 to $52,500
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2022 Volvo
XC60

MSRP*: $42,650 to $56,450
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MPG - City 21 - 22 MPG 21 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 27 - 28 MPG 27 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 49.4 - 56.5 ft3 63.3 ft3
Engine
  • 255-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 247-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 295-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 255 hp 247 - 295 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 183.3 - 186.3 in 185.4 in
Exterior Width 74.4 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 38.9 - 39.6 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.6 in
Front 38.0 in
Rear 38.0 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volvo XC60. The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC60, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Volvo XC60 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volvo XC60.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is about the same width as the Volvo XC60. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo XC60.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC60, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 will do just as well as the Volvo XC60, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC60.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC60.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 and the Volvo XC60. The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has less cargo space than the Volvo XC60, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.