2021 Volvo S60 vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA Comparison in Torrance, CA

When shopping for a premium sedan to upgrade your Southern California commute, luxury brands like Mercedes-Benz might catch your eye. But did you know Volvo can provide even more luxury, performance, style and safety for your investment? Compare the 2021 Volvo S60 and 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA below to see what we mean! For just a little bit more than its German rival, the 2021 Volvo S60 comes with more standard features, superior safety, more horsepower and a Scandanavian sense of style no other brand can match. Discover more below, or visit for a test drive at Volvo Cars South Bay.

Volvo S60 vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA Design Comparison

The stately 2021 Volvo S60 has a sophisticated yet classic sedan shape. By contrast, for a little bit of sporting appeal, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA is a "four-door coupe." That means, while it has four doors, it has a sloping rear roofline similar to a two-door coupe that impinges on passenger space. As a result, your rear passengers will be more comfortable in the Volvo. The 2021 Volvo S60 provides nearly 2" of additional rear seat legroom and headroom.

Furthermore, while both models come with stylish 18" alloy wheels and vivid LED exterior lights, the 2021 Volvo S60 comes standard with Active Bending Lights, headlights which swivel as you turn to better trace your path in curves and corners. Active LED headlights are an added-cost option on the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA.

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Volvo S60 vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA Features Comparison

Both these stylish compact luxury options feature standard leatherette upholstery -- which can get pretty hot if you're parking outside in the sun. For a unique style and soft touch, choose the available City Weave cloth upholstery on the 2021 Volvo S60. It stays cooler in summer and warmer in winter than genuine or synthetic leather, and adds a splash of style with its bold textile pattern. Premium cloth upholstery isn't available on the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA.

Both vehicles also provide desirable features as standard like LED ambient interior lighting, a panoramic moonroof, power front seats with position memory and much more. But only the 2021 Volvo S60 comes standard with adjustable power steering. Whether you prefer a light touch for one-finger steering in a crowded parking lot or a heavier feel for a precise, engaging driving experience, you can dial in your perfect level of power steering support. That's a feature you can't get on the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA at all.

Volvo S60 vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA Performance Comparison

Speaking of performance, we're pleased to boast that the 2021 Volvo S60 provides more standard horsepower than its Mercedes-Benz rival! With 250 standard horsepower, 29 more than you get in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250, the 2021 Volvo S60 puts some extra pep in your commute. Both models also offer more powerful versions for an even sportier drive -- but none of the Mercedes-Benz CLA models offer a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Upgrade to the 2021 Volvo S60 Recharge and you'll get a plug-in hybrid featuring a small yet mighty turbo- and supercharged engine paired with an electric motor. Good for a total of 400 horsepower and 472 lb-ft of torque, the 2021 Volvo S60 Recharge combines power, practicality and efficiency in a way that the Mercedes-Benz CLA just doesn't.

Volvo S60 vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA Safety Comparison

The Volvo brand is synonymous with safety, ever since the brand introduced the first three-point seatbelts. Volvo has been on the leading edge of safety and technology ever since. The 2021 Volvo S60 is no exception. Along with state-of-the-art airbags and whiplash-reducing seats, the Volvo S60 provides standard driver assist technology. Volvo City Safety provides forward collision alert and automatic emergency braking. You also get standard lane keeping aid, road sign information, BLIS™ blind spot information system with steering support and rear cross-traffic alert with auto-brake. Of these features, only automatic emergency braking and forward collision warning come standard on the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA. The rest will cost you a whole lot more as added options.

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Find The Ideal Vehicle For Life In Southern California At Volvo Cars South Bay

At Volvo Cars South Bay, you'll find the right luxury vehicle for transporting yourself and your loved ones all over the Los Angeles area. With cutting-edge safety, sharp Scandanavian style and a series of practical yet powerful plug-in hybrid and electric cars joining the lineup, a new Volvo brings your commute into the future. From versatile SUVs to stylish cars and wagons, Volvo represents timeless design, innovative safety and lasting quality. Come see for yourself at our Torrance dealership. Take a no-pressure test drive to see what it's like behind the wheel of the latest and greatest from Volvo.

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