Are you in the market for a new SUV? We have an option for you. Luxury SUVs are a hot commodity nowadays as people search for efficient yet stylish ways to travel. Volvo, once more of a conventional automaker, now identifies as a luxury brand, but can they really offer as much as a big-name brand like Mercedes-Benz? Take a look here as we compare the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2018 Volvo XC60.
Our first point of comparison is performance. Volvo might have what it takes to beat out the average joe, but against the reputation of Mercedes-Benz, the comparison becomes more one-sided. Standard features like an adaptive variable suspension and variable assisted steering are optional and not available, respectively, in the XC60. That along with an extra transmission speed in the GLC 300 makes it a wise choice if you want more of an edge.
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC®
2018 Volvo XC60 T5 Momentum AWD
|21 city/28 hwy mpg||Fuel Efficiency||22 city/28 hwy mpg|
|9-Speed Automatic||Transmission||8-Speed Automatic|
|241 hp/273 lb-ft||Horsepower/Torque||250 hp/258 lb-ft|
If it’s performance you’re after, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a vehicle with better performance than a Mercedes-Benz. Their legacy dates back to the first automobile invented when Karl Benz invented the combustion engine back in 1886. Since then, the automaker has come a long way with over 130 years of innovations. Industry-firsts like ATTENTION ASSIST® and PRE-SAFE® come standard in each model, as do some others. So what can you find in the 2018 GLC 300? These are just a few:
Ready to take the next step in owning a GLC? Fair warning: once you get behind the wheel, nothing else will do. The best of the best always has a three-prong star on the front. get in touch with the team here at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert to learn more or schedule a test drive on our website today!