2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2018 Volvo S60 T5

2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2018 Volvo S60 T5

There’s a lot happening in the luxury automotive world. Who knows just what you’re missing out on? Mercedes-Benz has dominated the industry for years, but as time evolves, so do vehicles. Volvo has emerged as a contender in the luxury aisle, and that can be seen here in their midsize luxury sedan. See how it compares to Mercedes-Benz’s similar model in the matchup between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2018 Volvo S60 T5.

Engine performance in both of these vehicles are great, but not equal. The C 300 gets a little better horsepower and torque, which provides that extra little boost of power and adrenaline on the open road. Additionally, with the extra transmission speed it will achieve seamless gear changes for a true race car-like feel. See how else they compare in the table below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 Sedan


2018 Volvo S60 T5 Dynamic FWD

$40,250 MSRP $34,100
24 city/34 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
6.0 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Available
FWD Drivetrain FWD
6 Number of Airbags 7
Standard PRE-SAFE® Not Available
Standard Genuine Wood Trim Not Available
7 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Specs and Features in the 2018 C 300

You might not know what you’re missing out on if you’d never heard of the C 300, but there’s no going back now. The sedan is filled with all the luxury and sophistication that only comes with top-of-the-line vehicles. Does your current sedan do the same? For just over $40,000 you can get standard features such as high-resolution in-dash screens, a FrontBass® sound system, Bluetooth® audio streaming, a sunroof, and much more. In addition, it has a number of features that are unavailable in Volvo’s midsize sedan including:

  • Genuine wood trim

  • Front power headrests

  • Front power lumbar support

  • Cooled front seats

  • Variable assisted steering

  • Power rear window sunshade

  • First aid kit

  • ATTENTION ASSIST® (driver behavior monitor)

  • and much more!

It’s difficult making decisions like these, but hopefully this one is a little easier. Interested in the 2018 C 300? Come check it out here at World Wide Motors in Indianapolis! Our expert team of sales staff will help you find the model that cries your name and get you on the road faster than you thought possible. Schedule a test drive today!

brown 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC side shot
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