2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs. 2022 Volvo XC60 | NewCars.com

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2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs. 2022 Volvo XC60 Review

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2022 Mercedes-Benz
GLE 350

MSRP*: $56,150 to $58,650
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2022 Volvo
XC60

MSRP*: $42,650 to $56,450
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MPG - City 19 MPG 21 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 27 MPG 27 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 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 5,950 - 7,700 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 194.3 in 185.4 in
Exterior Width 76.7 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 40.9 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 40.5 in
Rear 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 than in the Volvo XC60. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 as you will with the Volvo XC60, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC60.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 is much wider than the Volvo XC60, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, which is slightly longer than the Volvo XC60.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 has a larger turning radius than the Volvo XC60, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 is clearly the choice over the Volvo XC60 for pulling heavy loads. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC60.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volvo XC60.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC60, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.