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Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Volvo S60

When we compare the Mercedes-Benz C-Class to the Volvo S60, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class has the advantage in the areas of overall quality score and base engine power. The Volvo S60 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class versus the Volvo S60, the Volvo S60 is a better car than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Mercedes-Benz C-Class versus Volvo S60 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Mercedes-Benz C-Class ranges from $35,990 to $63,434 while a used Volvo S60 from the same model year range is priced between $30,340 to $41,979. For a new model, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class's price is between $43,465 and $53,773, with the Volvo S60 priced between $40,292 and $50,361.

Mercedes-Benz C-Class versus Volvo S60 Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is 8.9 out of 10 while the Volvo S60's quality rating is 8.5 out of 10. This results in the Mercedes-Benz C-Class being ranked 3 out of 39 Best Luxury Small Cars and the Volvo S60 being ranked 6 out of 39.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class’s base engine makes 255 horsepower, and the Volvo S60 base engine makes 247 horsepower.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are compact cars, the Volvo S60 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room and rear head room. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has the advantage in the areas of rear shoulder room trunk space. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Volvo S60 are comparable in regards to rear leg room.

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2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$43,465 - $53,773

Used Asking Price:

$35,990 - $63,434

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

46.8%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$40,292 - $50,361

Used Asking Price:

$30,340 - $41,979

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

57%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.9 / 10

Reliability:

8.4 / 10

Retained Value:

8.5 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.5 / 10

Reliability:

8.7 / 10

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 39
7 / 39

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 39
6 / 39

Summary Review

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Summary Review

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Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Convertible

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline, Plug-In Hybrid

Trim Levels

AMG C 43, C 300 4MATIC, C 300

Trim Levels

B5 Momentum Black Edition, B5 R-Design, B5 Momentum, B5 R-Design Black Edition, B5 Inscription

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

255 hp @ 5800 rpm

Torque:

295 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.067 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

247 hp @ 5400 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.066 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

26 / 35 / 30

Range (city/hwy):

413 / 557 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.7 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55 inches

Cargo Space:

12.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

90.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.4 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.2 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.5 inches

Cargo Space:

11.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

93.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3825 lbs

Width:

80 inches

Height:

56.6 inches

Length:

187 inches

Wheelbase:

112.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

3.8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3719 lbs

Width:

80.3 inches

Height:

56.6 inches

Length:

187.4 inches

Wheelbase:

113.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.6 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

225/45R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

235/45R18