The Mercedes E-Class W211 has 199 hp more horsepower in relation to Volvo. The Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 will be distinctly faster accelerate owing to grater horsepower. Also getting ahead of other vehicles should be much more easier for the Mercedes equipped with more powerful engine.
Distance between two sides of a car directly affects room in the cabin and also stability on road. The Mercedes is widther only by 63 mm than the Volvo and is not really important. The average for the „upper middle” class amounts to around 1,826 mm and is by 9 millimeters bigger than the same feature of the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 5.0 V8 (500) 306HP automatic.
The Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 5.0 V8 (500) 306HP automatic has 577 millimeters longer wheelbase in relation to the Volvo. The shorter distance between axles, the less time exists for shock absorption by the separate suspension components. Therefore the Mercedes with a longer wheelbase will give the smoothest travel. But, the Volvo with shorter wheelbases have tighter turning angles and is able corner faster than equivalent cars with longer wheelbases.
Trunk length with seats up
Surely the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 wins in this category. The difference at the level of 2,965 cc compared to engine of the Volvo 740 Estate 2.0 107HP. It is interesting that in „upper middle” segment, from which the Mercedes comes from, the average cubic capacity equals 2,659 cubic centimeters and the biggest cubic capacity in this segment amounts to 7,443 .
The Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 5.0 V8 (500) 306HP automatic is 1 percent longer when compared to the Volvo 740. The length of the car plays a role when it comes to driving comfort and room in the boot. The Mercedes preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the Mercedes will be better driven but the Volvo 740 Estate 2.0 107HP will be a slightly easier to park due to shorter length of the body.
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The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater possibility of loading big amount of stuff to it. The difference between these two cars of 4 % in favor of the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 is small and does not matter much.
Trunk length with seats down
To people who value more convenient use of a car and who don’t want to struggle with complications resulting from the manual transmission we recommend cars with automatic gearbox. To those who enjoy sporting driving a stick shift might be better as it gives a control of rmp range in which a gear is changed.