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Mercedes-Benz CLA vs. Volvo S60

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

Mercedes-Benz CLA versus Volvo S60 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Mercedes-Benz CLA ranges from $25,987 to $35,994 while a used Volvo S60 from the same model year range is priced between $28,149 to $39,883. For a new model, the Mercedes-Benz CLA's price is between $42,549 and $61,940, with the Volvo S60 priced between $42,152 and $52,698.

Mercedes-Benz CLA versus Volvo S60 Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Mercedes-Benz CLA is 8.0 out of 10 while the Volvo S60's quality rating is 8.5 out of 10. This results in the Mercedes-Benz CLA being ranked 16 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 CLA’s base engine makes 221 horsepower, and the Volvo S60 base engine makes 247 horsepower.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Volvo S60, a compact car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Mercedes-Benz CLA, a subcompact car, has the advantage in the area of front head room. The Mercedes-Benz CLA and Volvo S60 are comparable in regards to trunk space.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Volvo S60 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Volvo S60 has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.

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2023 Mercedes-Benz CLA

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$42,549 - $61,940

Used Asking Price:

$25,987 - $35,994

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

39.5%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$42,152 - $52,698

Used Asking Price:

$28,149 - $39,883

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

57%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

7.0 / 10

Retained Value:

8.9 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.5 / 10

Reliability:

8.7 / 10

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

16 / 39
17 / 39

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 39
6 / 39

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

CLA 250, CLA 250 4MATIC, AMG CLA 35, AMG CLA 45

Trim Levels

B5 Ultimate Bright Theme, B5 Core Black Edition, B5 Plus Black Edition, B5 Ultimate Black Edition, B5 Core Dark Theme, B5 Plus Dark Theme, B5 Ultimate Dark Theme

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):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

221 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

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

0.066 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

247 hp @ 5400 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

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

0.065 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:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Standard

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:

38.5 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

35.7 inches

Rear Leg Room:

33.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54 inches

Cargo Space:

11.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

89.1 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:

3362 lbs

Width:

78.7 inches

Height:

56.3 inches

Length:

184.6 inches

Wheelbase:

107.4 inches

Ground Clearance:

4.3 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3777 lbs

Width:

80.3 inches

Height:

56.6 inches

Length:

188.1 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:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

235/45R18