2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 SUV

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2018 Volvo XC60

2018 Volvo XC60

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. 2018 Volvo XC60

There’s a relatively short list of compact SUVs that stand up against the most luxurious, high-end competition. Counted among these elite few SUVs, you’ll find the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC and 2018 Volvo XC60. While both models are offered with supple leather upholstery, confident 4MATIC® AWD, and many high-tech features, the GLC SUV beats out the VOLVO XC60 in some really important areas, like performance, features, and safety. Find the new GLC SUV right now at Mercedes-Benz of Fairfield near Vallejo, where we have a number of new vehicle specials going on now.

Engine Specs

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC beats the 2018 Volvo XC60 when it comes to standard and available horsepower and torque, delivering a more spirited performance on the streets of Vallejo.

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC Engines

2018 Volvo XC60 Engines

Number of Engine Options

Turbo 2.0L 4-cylinder (241 hp, 273 lb-ft of torque)

Base Engine

Turbo 2.0L 4-cylinder (250 hp, 258 lb-ft of torque)
AMG® bi-turbo 4.0L V8 (469 hp, 479 lb-ft of torque)

Top Engine

Turbo 2.0L 4-cylinder hybrid (400 hp, 472 lb-ft of torque)


These Mercedes-Benz and Volvo SUVs both deliver opulent features and inspired performance, but the GLC comes in with a lower starting price:

  • Mercedes-Benz GLC – MSRP from $40,050
  • Volvo XC60 – MSRP from $41,500

Warranty Coverage

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC and 2018 Volvo XC60 are both offered with the same generous, basic warranty and powertrain warranty coverage:

  • 4-year/50,000-mile basic warranty
  • 4-year/50,000-mile powertrain warranty
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 43 Exterior

Safety Rating

Both of these SUVs come generously equipped with a full lineup of standard and available safety and driver assistance safety features. However, the GLC beats the XC60 when it comes to safety ratings:

  • Mercedes-Benz GLC – The GLC received a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), including the best score of “Good” in every measure of crashworthiness and headlights.
  • Volvo XC60 – The Volvo XC60 only received a Top Safety Pick, and though it earned a score of “Good” for crashworthiness tests, it only earned an “Average” rating for headlights.

Premium Cabin Features

The Mercedes-Benz GLC and Volvo XC60 are both 5-passenger luxury SUVs with standard and available features, including leather upholstery, wood cabin trim, heated front and rear seats, a rear seat entertainment system, and a state-of-the-art infotainment system. However, only the Mercedes-Benz GLC comes with:

  • Innovative sound via two FrontBass® under-dash subwoofers
  • Easy cargo loading via automatic lowering on models with the AIR BODY CONTROL® suspension
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 Exterior

Test-drive the Mercedes-Benz GLC at Mercedes-Benz of Fairfield

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC delivers in all the areas of performance and opulence that matter most to luxury SUV shoppers around Napa. Explore trims and demo vehicle specials seven days a week at Mercedes-Benz of Fairfield, located at 2950 Auto Mall Pkwy in Fairfield, CA. You can even calculate your GLC SUV payments easily online, and view our current inventory!

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