The Volvo significantly loses with the Mercedes E-Class W211 in the field of horsepower having them by 163 percent less. Consequently the engine of the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 provides lots of power and rapid acceleration.
The Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 3.5 V6 (350 CGI) 292HP automatic uses 7 % less in the combined cycle when compared to the Volvo. The difference in the amount of 7 percent is not significant. However during a longer period of time it would allow you to make a real savings.
The Mercedes uses 0.3 l fewer in the urban cycle when compared to the Volvo 940. The difference in the amount of 2 percent is not very appreciable in daily use of the automobile at the same time during the term of a several months it would allow you to make a considerable reduction of costs.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
If a dynamic driving is what you realy like, the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 3.5 V6 (350 CGI) 292HP automatic will appeal to you because it’s
acceleration to 100 km/h is
better in comparison to
The Volvo 940 has 45 percent smaller top speed than the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211, as a result of which traveling a long distance, for example when it is straight and there is no speed limits, will last much longer. The difference may be perceptible during running over highways to the vehicle of Mercedes brand advantage.
distance between left and right side of a vehicle directly affects the amount of space for passengers as well as stability on road. The Mercedes E-Class W211 is widther by 4 percent in relation to the Volvo and is not really important. The average for the „executive” class equals to 1,826 millimeters and is by 9 mm smaller than the width of the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 3.5 V6 (350 CGI) 292HP automatic.
Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 has 80 mm longer wheelbase when compared to the Volvo 940 Estate. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, cars having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
Trunk length with seats up
Number of gears
The Mercedes have a higher speed count compared to the Volvo 940 Estate which means
that Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 3.5 V6 (350 CGI) 292HP automatic would achieve
faster acceleration and better fuel
economy. But the difference is quiet
little and if you are not drag
racer at a timed event you would not even
feel the difference.
The engine capacity of the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 is by 1,511 cc greater in relation to the Volvo 940. For this reason the Volvo 940 Estate will consume less fuel, however, the engine of the Mercedes E-Class W211 will be of better quality, working more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
Maximum load capacity
The Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 is 6 mm longer than the Volvo. The length of the car is significant when it comes to driving comfort and room in the boot. The Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 3.5 V6 (350 CGI) 292HP automatic very likely will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. At the same time the Mercedes will be better driven ,however, the Volvo will be a slightly easier to park because of shorter length of the body.
An engine in the shape of a V is a
developed construction of a
which according to us is
wiser to choose one. Engine of V characteristic
installed in a car the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 3.5 V6 (350 CGI) 292HP automatic
gives more torque at lower RPM ranges due to
the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of
motor may contain more
cylinders without significant growth in its
Smooth engine work and nicer sound is
undoubtedly to a V engine’s advantage.
Model release date
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of carrying big amount of luggage to it. The difference at the level of 3 percent to the advantage of the Mercedes E-Class W211 is little and should not be really noticeable.
For a comfortable ride around town, it is worth to have an automatic but the choice of transmisison may have a substantial effect on fuel economy. Automatics may consume around from 5 to 10% more than manuals.