Volvo S60 Diesel/Petrol AT Vs Mercedes Benz C Class Diesel/Petrol AT

24th March 2015 IST by

Among all the premium car makers in India, Volvo India is not seen as a very aggressive player. They have a modest line up of cars and a growing dealership plan but then everything of that is set to change this year with the launch of the new generation XC90. While the new addition will be a flagship offering, the range starter S60 is an ideal choice for someone seeking an agile yet niche sedan. It has a design which boasts of the best in Scandinavian theme. 

While taking no effort to prove its supremacy over competition, the C-Class from the house of Mercedes Benz sits at the premium end of the young luxury line up. They made the new C-Class shed pounds by making it take after a strict eating routine. In light of the late MRA (Secluded Back Building design) stage, even the ride and taking care of has been tuned up. Well...the German War recently got reloaded as this Stuttgart officer has got a super life and ammunition overhaul.

Exterior and Interior Design: Volvo S60 Vs Mercedes Benz C Class

It's splendid when the past is utilized as a motivation to outline future. The new C-Class, as the producer’s case, draws motivation from exemplary autos of the 30s where the sensational configuration assumed a urgent part in moulding them. The slanting line on the outline stands confirmation to it. It starts around the front headlights before steadily dropping towards the back highlighting the back half likewise symbolizing the new genuine wheel drive stage. A comparable quality can be seen on the S-Class also.

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Volvo S60 Vs Mercedes Benz C-Class
 

On the Volvo S60, the new changes aren't extremely exceptional. Maybe the entire thought was to upgrade its plan and not transform it totally as despite everything it gets appreciation for its streaming lines. The vertical day time running strips adjacent to the flame broil have been moved lower on the front guard. This has given the headlights more range to extend. Indeed the radiator grille has got a more affirmed feel to it. There are intriguing lumps cut on the front hood. These strong lines issue it a stronger and more extensive profile. All these profiles by and large make an unmistakable V-profile. Interestingly, a comparable configuration dialect is seen on all Volvo autos still every one of them figure out how to look unmistakable and simply simple clones of diverse sizes.

Performance: Volvo S60 Vs Mercedes Benz C Class

The New C-Class makes a healthy 181.04 bhp of power at 5500 rpm and 300Nm of torque between 1200rpm to 1400rpm. With lesser weight to haul the ride and handling have shifted upwards compared to the earlier version but are still not the best in the segment especially if you compare it with that of the BMW 3 Series, a car that’s bang on in terms of agility around corners. The Volvo S60 makes use of a 2L engine churning out 163PS of power and 400Nm of torque.

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Volvo S60 Vs Mercedes Benz C-Class
 

Conclusion: Volvo S60 Vs Mercedes Benz C Class

Working in favour of S60 is a long list of safety features which include Active Bending Lights, Anti-locking brakes with Emergency Brake Assistance, Whiplash Protection System and Side Impact Protection System. With more focus on safety, the S60 is one of the most secure feeling sedans around. The new C-Class has gone through a major transformation which is evident in its exterior styling. The S-Class inspired cues leave an impressive touch. Taking advantage of the additional length and width which has gone up by 95mm and 40mm respectively, the cabin feels a lot more welcoming.

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