Volvo S80 2007 vs Mercedes E class 2006

Volvo S80
2007 - 2009
Mercedes E class
2006 - 2009
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 2.0 Diesel2.1 Diesel


Power: 136 HP136 HP
Torque: 320 NM340 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.7 seconds9.9 seconds
Mercedes E class is a more dynamic driving.
Volvo S80 and Mercedes E class have the same engine power, but Volvo S80 torque is 20 NM less than Mercedes E class. Volvo S80 reaches 100 km/h speed 0.8 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.76.3
Real fuel consumption: 6.4 l/100km6.5 l/100km
The Volvo S80 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Volvo S80 consumes 0.6 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Mercedes E class, which means that by driving the Volvo S80 over 15,000 km in a year you can save 90 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Volvo S80 consumes 0.1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Mercedes E class.
Fuel tank capacity: 70 litres65 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1220 km in combined cycle1030 km in combined cycle
1090 km with real consumption1000 km with real consumption
Volvo S80 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)Rear wheel drive (RWD)
Front-wheel drive cars (Volvo S80) have better traction on slippery roads and when climbing hills, better fuel economy, and are less expensive to purchase. On the disadvantage side, FWD cars usually have less towing capacity, poorer acceleration and harder handling. Rear-wheel drive cars (Mercedes E class) have better handling on dry roads, better acceleration, more even weight distribution and more fun to drive. RWD is also better for towing large loads. The cons of rear-wheel drive are less interior and trunk space and more difficulty maneuvering in wet and snowy conditions.


Length: 4.85 m4.82 m
Width: 1.86 m1.82 m
Height: 1.49 m1.45 m
Volvo S80 is larger.
Volvo S80 is 3 cm longer than the Mercedes E class, 4 cm wider, while the height of Volvo S80 is 4 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 480 litres540 litres
Mercedes E class has more luggage space.
Despite its longer length, Volvo S80 has 60 litres less trunk space than the Mercedes E class. This could mean that the Volvo S80 uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable.
Turning diameter: 11 meters11.4 meters
The turning circle of the Volvo S80 is 0.4 metres less than that of the Mercedes E class, which means Volvo S80 can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`1502`140
Safety: no datano data
Quality: no data
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Average price (€): 46006400
Pros and Cons: Volvo S80 has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • lower price
Mercedes E klase has
  • more dynamic
  • roomier boot
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