Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class vs. Volvo XC60

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$40,700 - $47,300
$39,800 - $53,700

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
241 hp
250 - 400 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L Inline
2.0L 16V DI I4 Turbocharged/Supercharged
2.0L 16V DI I4 Turbocharged
2.0L 16V I4 Supercharged Turbo Drive

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.8 in.
41.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.9 - 41.9 in.
38 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37.2 - 37.3 in.
38 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.3 - 38.5 in.
38 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Optional
Optional

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/55HR19 - P255/45VR20
P235/55HR19 - P255/45HR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113.1 in.
112.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.7 ft.
37.4 ft.

Length

Length
183.3 - 186.3 in.
184.6 in.

Width

Width
74.4 in.
74.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3891 - 4045 lbs.
4105 - 4638 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
241 hp
250 - 400 hp

Torque

Torque
273 ft. lbs.
472 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
3500 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
350 lbs.
350 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.4 gal.
13.2 - 18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
24 - 22 mpg
23 - 26 mpg

City

City
21 - 22 mpg
19 - 22 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 mpg
27 - 29 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz GLC
Volvo XC60

Body Style

Body Style
4MATIC - Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3891 - 4045 lbs.
4105 - 4638 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 - 24 mpg.
22 - 26 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 - 22 mpg.
19 - 22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 mpg.
27 - 29 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs.
350 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs.
350 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
3500 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Turbo/Supercharger Gas/Electric I-4
Turbo/Supercharger Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/121
2.0 L/120

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.50
5.25

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.33
3.03

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.31
1.95

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66
1.46

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21
1.22

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.93
4.01

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27
3.33

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 - 7.6
7.3, 7.7, 8.0

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
180

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/55HR19, P235/60HR18, P255/45HR20, P255/45VR20
P235/55HR19, P235/60HR18, P255/35YR22, P255/45HR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR19, P235/60HR18, P255/45HR20, P255/45VR20, P285/40VR20
P235/55HR19, P235/60HR18, P255/35YR22, P255/45HR20

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 20 X 8.5 in.
18 X 7.5 - 22 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 20 X 9.5 in.
18 X 7.5 - 22 X 8.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.7 ft.
37.4 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.5 in.
13.6 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in.
12.6 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.4 gal.
13.2 - 18.5 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.9 - 41.9 in.
38 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.8 in.
41.5 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.3 in.
58.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.3 - 38.5 in.
38 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37.2 - 37.3 in.
38 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.8 in.
56.3 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113.1 in.
112.8 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
183.3 - 186.3 in.
184.6 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.4 in.
74.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
63 - 64.5 in.
65.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.9 in.
65.1 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.7 in.
65.2 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.7 - 5.9 in.
8.5 in.

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
61.3 in.
68.7 - 68.8 in.

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
36.6 in.
37.8 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
43.3 in.
41.5 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
31.8 in.
30.6 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
17.6 - 19.4 ft³.
17.8 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
17.6 - 19.4 ft³.
17.8 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86
0.81

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72
0.67

Model Group

Model Group
GLC
XC60

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Luxury Sport Utility
Compact Luxury Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4