The horsepower is a parameter that most of car fans take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 3.5 V6 (350 CGI) 292HP automatic that has by 112 more horsepower when compared to the Volvo V70 III Estate 1.6 T4 180HP manual. As a result the Mercedes will reach higher maximum speed. Having more horsepower the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 should also provide noticeably more flexiblility in specific gears.
Because of 53 % greater torque, the engine of the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 3.5 V6 (350 CGI) 292HP automatic distinctly better transmits power to the wheels than the Volvo V70 III Estate 1.6 T4 180HP manual. This, in turn, produces better a car's acceleration.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Mercedes can reach the speed of 100Km/h in 7 s, which is 20 percent quicker in relation to the Volvo. However the difference is not as much big to be taken into consideration when buying a vehicle.
The Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 3.5 V6 (350 CGI) 292HP automatic features 117 liters
in comparison to the Volvo V70 III Estate.
Such a difference is quite significant
and it will distinctly is relevant to the comfort of the
vehicle’s usage. It is worth to note that
the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 has
boot capacity than the average in its class. Bigger
luggage compartment will be useful during family
journeys as well as during
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Mercedes is greater in relation to of the Volvo by 19, which allows the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 to overcome faster long stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 19 % is little and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
The Volvo V70 III Estate 1.6 T4 180HP manual is worst that the Mercedes in the field of fuel tank capacity. The Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 is able to take by 1 % more fuel compared with its competitor.
The Mercedes has 32 mm longer wheelbase in relation to Volvo V70 III. Therefore the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 is more safe and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable traveling.
Trunk length with seats up
Number of gears
The Mercedes E-Class W211 have a higher gear count compared with the Volvo V70 III which means
that Mercedes would achieve
better acceleration and lesser fuel consumption. But the difference is quiet
little and unless you are drag
racing at a timed event you would not even
feel the difference.
The Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 3.5 V6 (350 CGI) 292HP automatic has 1,901 cubic centimeters greater engine displacement when compared to the Volvo V70 III. Such a considerable difference causes that comparision of this parameters is hard. The Volvo V70 III Estate 1.6 T4 180HP manual would be the good choice for those who apreciate lower fuel consumption and car running costs at the expense of slower driving, however, those who decided on the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 3.5 V6 (350 CGI) 292HP automatic would take adventage of grater power, durability, culture of the engine and as a consequence more fun from driving.
Gross trailer weight
The Mercedes E-Class W211 is 27 mm longer when compared to the Volvo V70 III Estate 1.6 T4 180HP manual. Long vehicles have more interior space and in most cases provide bigger trunk. Although the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 seems to be better pick for families or persons who love the idea of convenient driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Volvo V70 III may be more appropriate to singles as it will not cause problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
A Vee engine is a
developed construction of a
which in our opinion} is
a better choice. Engine of V type
installed in a vehicle the Mercedes E-Class W211
gives more torque at lower RPM ranges due to
the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of
motor can contain high numbers of
cylinders without a need of much extending its dimensions. A
Better engine work and thrilling sound is
to driving fans undoubtedly to a V engine’s advantage.
Automatic gearbox which is in the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 despite having a few minuses offers much more better comfort of driving. After a long time spent at the steering wheel the driver is less tired. Also automatic puts less strain on the engine thanks to the factory settings of changing gears in specific revs range.