Mercedes E-Class W212 Estate 350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY 306HP automatic vs Volvo V70 III Estate Facelifting 2.0 T5 240HP automatic

Mercedes E-Class W212 Estate 350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY 306HP automatic

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18 reasons for

Mercedes E-Class W212 Estate, model available from 2009.
It has 350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY 306HP ic petrol engine produced from 2009 to 2012.
Drive on the rear axle has automatic gearbox.

10 reasons for

Volvo V70 III Estate Facelifting, model available from 2007.
It has 2.0 T5 240HP ic petrol engine produced from 2013 to 2013.
Drive on the front axle has automatic, 8 speed gearbox.

Volvo V70 III Estate Facelifting 2.0 T5 240HP automatic
Mercedes

18 reasons for Mercedes Klasa E W212 Kombi 350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY 306KM automat in comparison to Volvo V70 III Estate Facelifting 2.0 T5 240HP automatic

Reasons for
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Maximal power

306 > 240 hp
The horsepower is a feature that most of drivers look at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Mercedes that has by 66 more horsepower than the Volvo V70 III Estate Facelifting 2.0 T5 240HP automatic. Therefore the Mercedes E-Class W212 Estate is able to achieve higher speed. Due to more horsepower the Mercedes will also give noticeably more flexiblility in specific gears.
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Maximal torque

367 > 320 Nm
The Mercedes E-Class W212 Estate 350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY 306HP automatic has 47 Nm more torque in comparison to the Volvo. Although the vast majority of drivers do not take into account the maximum torque when buying a car, it shows the best how fast a car is speeding up. As far as these two vehicles are concerned the difference is insensible and for that reason you probably will not feel the difference.
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Acceleration 0-100 km/h

7 > 7.9 s
A little difference at the level of 0.9 s indicates that the Volvo V70 III is the worst car of these two presented. In the „upper middle class, being represented by the Volvo V70 III Estate Facelifting, the medium acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 9.7 s and is by 1.8 s lower than this of Volvo vehicle.
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Trunk capacity

695 > 575 l
The Mercedes has 120 liters larger trunk compared with the Volvo. Such a difference is quite big therefore it will distinctly matters when it comes to the comfort of the car’s usage. It is worth to note that the Mercedes has 41 % bigger boot size than the average in its class. Roomy boot will be useful during family traveling as well as while daily driving.
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Top speed

250 > 230 km/h
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Mercedes E-Class W212 Estate 350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY 306HP automatic is greater in comparison to this of the Volvo V70 III Estate Facelifting which allows to drive the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 20 kilometers/hour is not big and is not realy noticable in everyday driving.
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Extra-urban consumption

6.3 > 6.5 l
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Wheelbase

2,874 > 2,822 mm
The wheelbase of a car equals the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving because of more desirable vehicle's weight distribution. Mercedes E-Class W212 has 52 mm longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Volvo V70 III. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Mercedes E-Class W212 Estate 350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY 306HP automatic should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
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Cylinders

6 > 4
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Trunk length with seats up

1,197 > 1,087 mm
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Length

4,895 > 4,814 mm
The Mercedes E-Class W212 Estate is 81 millimeters longer when compared to the Volvo V70 III Estate Facelifting. The length of the vehicle is important in terms of driving comfort and space in the trunk. The Mercedes E-Class W212 probably will be offering to it's users more room for legs. At the same time the Mercedes E-Class W212 Estate will be better driven ,however, the Volvo V70 III will be a little easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.
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Cylinder layout

V-type > inline
An engine in the shape of a V is a better version of a engine with all cylinders aligned in one row which as far as we are concerned is with more adventages. Engine of V characteristic put in a vehicle the Mercedes gives more torque at lower RPM ranges due to the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of motor can house high numbers of cylinders without significant growth in its size. A Better engine work and nicer sound is to driving fans certainly to a V engine’s advantage.
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Engine capacity

3,498 > 2,000 cc
The Mercedes E-Class W212 Estate 350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY 306HP automatic has 1,498 cc greater engine size in comparison to the Volvo V70 III Estate Facelifting 2.0 T5 240HP automatic. The difference is big. For this reason the Mercedes E-Class W212 should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher maximum speed. On the other hand larger cubic capacity equals worst fuel consumption.
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Rear track

1,604 > 1,586 mm
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Model release date

2009 > 2007
Given that the Volvo V70 III Estate Facelifting was launched only 2 years earlier than the Mercedes E-Class W212 Estate 350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY 306HP automatic, the distance in technology applied in both vehicles shouldn’t be really big, however, the Mercedes E-Class W212 Estate might have slightly more advanced solutions used in it.
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Trunk height

838 > 803 mm
0

Rear doors height

772 > 724 mm
0

Sill height

571 > 641 mm
0

Front overhang

841 > 977 mm

Volvo

10 reasons for Volvo V70 III Kombi Facelifting 2.0 T5 240KM automat in comparison to Mercedes E-Class W212 Estate 350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY 306HP automatic

Reasons for
115

Average consumption

8.3 > 8.6 l
The Volvo V70 III Estate Facelifting 2.0 T5 240HP automatic uses 0.3 l less in the mixed cycle than the Mercedes E-Class W212. The difference at the level of 0.3 l is not significant. However within some time it would give a substantial cost reduction.
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Urban consumption

11.6 > 12.3 l
The Volvo V70 III burns up 0.7 l less fuel running around the town in comparison to the Mercedes E-Class W212 Estate 350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY 306HP automatic. The Volvo V70 III, which represents executive segment, burns up 0.3 l fewer fuel. Interesting is that average fuel consumption in the urban for the E segment is 11.9 l, while the Volvo V70 III Estate Facelifting 2.0 T5 240HP automatic burns up by 2 percent less amount of fuel than the average.
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Maximal torque RPM

1,800 > 2,995 revolutions/minute
The RMP where the maximum torque is delivered tells us how fast an engine achieves its best performance with increase in rotational speed. The lower rmp or the wider range in which the torque has the highest value, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration should be felt earlier.
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Width

1,866 > 1,855 mm
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Volvo is 1 % wider when compared to the Mercedes E-Class W212. It is clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
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Height

1,545 > 1,514 mm
If you are a tall driver or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of large size, the Volvo V70 III Estate Facelifting 2.0 T5 240HP automatic, which is by 31 mm higher than the Mercedes E-Class W212, would be appropriate option for you. However, compared vehicles do not vary much in its height and it should not be much observable.
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Trunk length with seats down

1,878 > 1,825 mm
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Maximal power RPM

5,500 > 6,400 revolutions/minute
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Front track

1,588 > 1,585 mm
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Width with outside mirrors

2,103 > 2,075 mm
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Rear overhang

1,021 > 1,182 mm

Cars specifications

Mercedes E-Class W212 Estate 350 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY 306HP automatic Volvo V70 III Estate Facelifting 2.0 T5 240HP automatic
    Gross trailer weight 2,105 kg -
    Model release date 2009 2007
    Price range luxury luxury
    Facelifting no yes
    Code name W212 -
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