2021 Volvo XC90 vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Comparison in Torrance, CA

Stepping up to a three-row luxury SUV with the features you want and the safety you demand for your family doesn't have to mean throwing out your budget. For thousands less than the popular 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE, you can choose the 2021 Volvo XC90 with even more luxury, safety equipment and a more efficient engine! Find out more in the side-by-side comparison below. We'll show you why the award-winning 2021 Volvo XC90 is the better choice for your family and your wallet.

Volvo XC90 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE Design Comparison

While both are midsize SUVs, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE comes standard in a two-row, five-seat configuration. You'll have to pay for the third row of seats as an added option, and you won't find them as spacious as those in the 2021 Volvo XC90. In the Volvo SUV, you find a standard seven-seat configuration, as well as more cargo space. The Mercedes-Benz GLE provides up to 74.9 cubic feet of cargo space with all the rear seats folded; choose the Volvo XC90 instead and you'll get up to 85.7 cubic feet of cargo room.

Furthermore, while both vehicles project a premium presence with a refined, upscale exterior style and standard features like roof rails and 19" alloy wheels, you get even more as standard on the 2021 Volvo XC90. That vehicle provides a standard panoramic moonroof and LED Active Bending Light headlights that turn as you turn the steering wheel. Similar features are also available on the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE, but they'll set you back even more as options.

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Volvo XC90 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE Features Comparison

It's the same story when you climb inside these SUVs -- both are luxurious even at the entry level, but you get more luxury on the 2021 Volvo XC90. The new Volvo XC90 comes standard with four-zone automatic climate control, fog lights and adjustable power steering. Those features you won't find on the entry-level 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE.

That said, both models do share a whole lot of interior equipment. Both vehicles have a digital dashboard and a touchscreen multimedia system, smartphone pairing technology and a wireless charging pad, keyless entry with a power hands-free tailgate, power front seats with position memory and adjustable lumbar support and so much more.

Volvo XC90 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE Performance Comparison

With multiple engines to choose from on both these SUVs, you'll enjoy plenty of gumption for the daily drive on entry-level models with more power available for those who have some towing to do or want more quickness for merging onto a busy highway. The 2021 Volvo XC90 provides 250 standard horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque -- just a bit less than what the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE provides. However, the Mercedes-Benz will consume a lot more fuel! That SUV achieves just 26 MPG on the highway and a mere 19 MPG in the city. By contrast, the 2021 Volvo XC90 can achieve up to 30 highway MPG and 21 city MPG.

Volvo XC90 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE Safety Comparison

It's here that the 2021 Volvo XC90 truly sets itself apart from the rest. Following in the Volvo tradition of safety and innovation, the 2021 Volvo XC90 was dubbed a 2021 Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Credit where credit is due, though: So was the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE.

Still, with even more standard safety features and technology, the 2021 Volvo XC90 does even more to protect what matters most. The 2021 Volvo XC90 comes standard with BLIS™ blind spot information with Steer Assist and Cross Traffic Alert with auto-brake, lane keeping aid and Pilot Assist semi-autonomous adaptive cruise control. These features can also be found on the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE, but you'll have to pay a whole lot more for them as upgrades.

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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