2018 Volvo XC60 vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2018 Volvo XC60 Compare

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Luxury SUVs are an increasingly desirable breed, and we've seen models like the 2018 Volvo XC60 and 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC pull out all the stops to attract discerning drivers. You'll find that the Volvo SUV offers:

  • Up to 250 hp as Standard

  • Standard All-Wheel Drive

  • Up to 63.3 Cubic Feet of Cargo Space

  • Standard Apple CarPlay/Android Auto

  • 17-Speaker, 1400-Watt Premium Sound System

Even the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC fails to compete.

Power and Performance

2018 Volvo XC60

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC

250

Standard Horsepower

241

All-Wheel Drive

Drive Type

Rear-Wheel Drive

37.4 Feet

Turning Circle

38.8 Feet

18.8 Gallons

Fuel Tank

17.4 Gallons

Both luxury SUVs come with a 2.0L four-cylinder engine as standard, but the Volvo XC60 delivers superior horsepower. All-wheel drive comes standard for exceptional control, and a tighter turning circle makes it easier to maneuver. You'll even have a larger fuel tank, so expect to keep driving longer between trips to the gas station.

Passenger and Cargo Space

2018 Volvo XC60

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC

29.7 Cubic Feet

Cargo Volume

20.5 Cubic Feet

63.3 Cubic Feet

Expanded Cargo Volume

56.5 Cubic Feet

38 Inches

First Row Headroom

37.9 Inches

41.5 Inches

First Row Legroom

40.8 Inches

58.2 Inches

First-Row Shoulder Room

57.3 Inches

Taking a long journey from Dallas to Houston? Need to pack up your firstborn's belongings to take them from San Antonio to college? Regardless of what you need it for, the Volvo offers exceptional interior dimensions for passengers and cargo alike. In contrast, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC is going to seem cramped and confined.

Entertainment

2018 Volvo XC60

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC

17-Speaker, 1,400 Watts

Premium Sound System

13-Speaker, 590 Watts

Standard

Apple CarPlay/Android Auto

Available

Available

Rear Entertainment System

Feature Not Available

Shouldn't luxury SUVs provide top-notch technology? Volvo seems to think so - the Volvo XC60 delivers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC makes them available as part of the Smartphone Integration Package, which costs a cool $350 and consists solely of those two features. You'll also miss the Volvo's superior sound system and the opportunity to add 8-inch dual monitors that play DVDs on the go.

Find Your 2018 XC60 at Volvo Cars of Austin

The 2018 Volvo XC60 surpassed the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC to become the 2018 North American Utility of the Year. To experience it first-hand, contact us today - you can even apply for financing online.

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