2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2018 Volvo V60

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2018 Volvo V60

In keeping with the true spirit of the luxury model, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo are neck-and-neck in this comparison between two popular luxury SUVs. they may be small, but don’t underestimate their potential. These two fall under the luxury title for a reason. Take a look at some of the specs and features as we compare the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2018 Volvo V60.

Despite both of them being advertised as luxury vehicles, they aren’t quite the same. Mercedes-Benz has a long lineage of high-class automobiles dating back to the early 1900s, whereas Volvo has been hit or miss over the years. Performance is just one area where the GLC 300 comes out ahead with more horsepower, torque, and transmission speeds. How else do they differ? Find out in the table below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300


2018 Volvo V60 T5 Dynamic FWD

$40,050 MSRP $38,250
22 city/28 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 25 city/36 hwy mpg
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
241 Horsepower 240
273 lb-ft Torque 258 lb-ft
6.4 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Available
FWD Drivetrain FWD
7 Number of Airbags 7
Standard PRE-SAFE® Not Available
56.5 cubic ft Max Cargo Volume 43.8 cubic ft
7 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Specs and Features in the 2018 GLC 300

There are so many things to consider when buying a new vehicle, how do you know where to start? You already noticed above that the GLC 300 beats out the V60 in engine power and performance, but what about the interior? The GLC 300 comes out ahead here too, with nearly 13 cubic feet of additional space compared to Volvo’s SUV. there’s also the safety aspect to consider, where Mercedes-Benz also comes out ahead. It has industry firsts in PRE-SAFE® and ATTENTION ASSIST®, which give drivers an extra set of eyes on the road when they need it most. Volvo doesn’t offer features like those in any of their models. In addition, the GLC 300 has features not available in the V60 including:

  • Genuine wood trim

  • Front power headrest

  • Front power lumbar

  • Cooled front seats

  • Variable Assisted Steering

  • Remote trunk release

Don’t be mislead; Volvo is still a reputable automaker that has distanced itself from the average competition. Unfortunately, they haven’t quite caught up to the level of Mercedes-Benz. Interested in the GLC 300? Come check it out here at World Wide Motors in Indianapolis today! Once you get behind the wheel of this SUV, you’ll see the road in a whole new light. That’s reason enough to consider making the change, so get started by scheduling a test drive right here on our website!

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