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.
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.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
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.
The Mercedes has 120 liters
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 %
boot size than the average in its class. Roomy
boot will be useful during family
traveling as well as while
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.
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.
Trunk length with seats up
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.
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
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
Better engine work and nicer sound is
to driving fans certainly to a V engine’s advantage.
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.
Model release date
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.