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2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2018 Volvo XC60

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2018 Volvo XC60

What does a luxury SUV bring to its driver that a standard SUV can't? You only need to take a look at a luxury brand to find out! Luxury vehicles, including SUVs, provide the very best in terms of performance, technology, comfort, and more! Therefore, we'll be looking at 2 luxury SUVs today. Those are the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC and the 2018 Volvo XC60!

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC and the 2018 Volvo XC60 are both the second tier of their brand's SUVs. For the Mercedes-Benz GLC, there is the smaller Mercedes-Benz GLA and the larger Mercedes-Benz GLE. Meanwhile, the 2018 Volvo XC60 is sandwiched between the Volvo XC40 and the Volvo XC90. However, which of these middle ground, luxury SUVs is the better option? Let's find out! It's the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs the 2018 Volvo XC60!

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC


2018 Volvo XC60

All-Wheel Drive
Standard Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
241 hp / 273 lb-ft
Horsepower / Torque
250 hp / 258 lb-ft
24 MPG* Combined Fuel Economy
24 MPG
$40,050** Starting MSRP

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC Long Island City, NY

Both of these luxury SUV models come with standard all-wheel drive, both have the same combined fuel economy, and both have reasonably similar engine power, although the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC edges a bit ahead in terms of torque. However, that fairly equal balance is heavily tipped toward the favor of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC due to its starting MSRP that is almost $1,500 lower than that of the 2018 Volvo XC60! Furthermore, as we've touched on before, a luxury model is nothing without its technology and convenience features. For the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC, you'll find these features available:

  • ECO-START® and ECO-STOP® System
  • Adaptive Air Suspension
  • COMMAND® Navigation
  • Panorama Roof with Anodized Roof Rails
  • Rearview Camera and Surround View System
  • Heated Seats and Leather Upholstery
  • Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • SmartKey with KEYLESS-START
  • Privacy Glass
  • Blind Spot Assist And more!

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC is only 1 of the 5 Mercedes-Benz SUV models. You can find all 5 of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz SUVs in stock here at the dealership of Silver Star Motors. Give our sales team a call to learn more or to schedule a test drive! You can also reach us online or in person at our dealership located in Long Island City, New York within the borough of Queens!

*EPA estimated 28 MPG highway and 22 MPG city with 17.4-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions.

**MSRP for a 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC includes transportation charge. Excludes all options, taxes, title, registration, [and dealer prep]. Options, model availability, and price may vary. [See dealer for details.]

***PRESAFE® closes the side windows when the system's sensors detect side movements that suggest a possible rollover. A small gap is left near the fully closed position. Seat and head restraints adjust only when equipped with memory system.

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