The horsepower of the Volvo is by 2 percent grater when compared to the Mercedes. While the difference is little it should not affect the car performance considerably.
The Volvo S80 II Sedan 1.6 T4 180HP manual uses 38 % less fuel in the combined cycle when compared to the Mercedes E-Class W211. The difference at the level of 4 l will be very appreciable in day-to-day usage of the car. In the long run it can generate a real savings.
The Volvo uses 43 percent less fuel in city traffic compared with the Mercedes E-Class W211 Sedan W211. The difference at the level of 6.6 l will be very significant in daily using vehicle. Additionally, during long period of time it will bring gigantic cost savings. Moreover bear in mind that medium results of the average fuel efficiency may be considerably increased if you drive swiftly. The difference in fuel consumption of the vehicles selected by you is so tremendous that you should consider to choose vehicles with similar engines. Only then will the comparision have a sense.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Volvo S80 II accelerates from 0 to 100 Km/h in 8.5 s, which is 5 percent in comparison to the Mercedes E-Class W211 Sedan W211. But the difference is not as much big to be taken into account when buying a car.
Maximal torque RPM
A big difference in revolutions per minute at which the maximum torque is produced clearly shows that a car which does not require to be revved high is the one of the Volvo. The engine of the Mercedes reaches its full efficiency at 4,495 revolutions per minute which is by 64 percent lower compared with the Volvo S80 II Sedan.
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Volvo S80 II Sedan 1.6 T4 180HP manual is 44 mm wider in comparison to the Mercedes E-Class W211 Sedan W211 2.6 V6 (240) 177HP manual. It is often clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
In the category of fuel tank capacity it is the Volvo S80 II which can hold 6 percent more fuel in relation to the Mercedes E-Class W211. The medium fuel container size in the executive segment, which is represented by the Volvo S80 II, is 71 liters, whereas in upper middle segment (represented by the Mercedes E-Class W211 Sedan W211 2.6 V6 (240) 177HP manual) it is 71 l.
Maximum load capacity
Model release date
The difference in debut day between presented vehicles is only 4 years, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a staggering pace what may cause that the Volvo S80 II may feature more modern solutions.
If you are a tall man or you carry in the trunk thinks of big size, the Volvo S80 II, which is by 10 millimeters higher than the Mercedes, would be appropriate choice for you. However, these two vehicles do not vary much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much noticeable.