2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC VS 2019 Volvo XC60

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2019 Volvo XC60 comparison image

Elite shoppers interested in finding the right compact luxury crossover might be interested in one of the models in this 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2019 Volvo XC60 comparison. Each of these models offers premium luxury features and confident engine output, but which one delivers the most satisfaction?

Each of these models comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine that offers confident driving. The 2019 Volvo XC60 offers slightly more horsepower but less torque than the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC. This translates to a surprising level of response on the Mercedes-Benz model, which also offers its top torque at just 1,300 rpm, compared to 1,500 rpm on the Volvo crossover. This also allows the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC to burn from 0-60 mph in a significantly faster time than its competitor. Drivers looking for engaging performance on the daily commute or other adventures can find their match in the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC.

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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2019 Volvo XC60 T5 Momentum
241 hp, 273 lb-ft Engine Output 250 hp, 258 lb-ft
9-speed automatic Transmission 8-speed automatic
6.3 seconds  0-60 Acceleration 8.9 seconds
Available Ventilated Seats Not Available Base Model

Premium Features and Attitude on the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC

Both of the models in this 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2019 Volvo XC60 comparison offer five-passenger seating and attractive crossover interior dimensions. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 comes standard with rear-wheel drive (which is the preferred driving style for performance vehicles) while the 2019 Volvo XC60 T5 Momentum comes standard with front-wheel drive. Both models are also available with all-wheel drive systems, including elite Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC® all-wheel drive* on the 2019 GLC.

The interiors of these two crossovers also offer different characters to prospective luxury shoppers. While both offer key comfort features like standard heated seats, responsive infotainment systems, and attractive dimensions, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 offers a pure Mercedes-Benz aesthetic that is different from that in the Volvo model.

The best way for a discerning driver to determine the right compact luxury crossover for their needs to is test drive one and judge the performance and driving character for themselves. Find out more about the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC in Houston TX today by contacting a representative at Star Motor Cars.

*Best performance on snow and ice obtained with winter tires. Please always drive carefully, consistent with road conditions.


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC seats
rear of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC infotainment display
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC driver cockpit