How does the most-capable E-Class ever fare against the raised Volvo V90? We find out
Mercedes-Benz has launched the E-Class All-Terrain in India at a price tag of Rs 75 lakh. It doesn’t have any rival in the Indian market except for the Volvo V90 Cross Country, which is priced at Rs 65.31 lakh (ex-showroom pan-India). So let's see how these two elevated estates fare against each other on paper.
The Volvo is longer, taller and wider than the Mercedes-Benz.
- Both the raised estate wagons are powered by 2.0-litre diesel engines. However, the Volvo is the more powerful car here.
- The Volvo’s D5 engine makes 41PS/80Nm more than the Mercedes’ OM 654 unit.
- When it comes to transmission, the E-Class All-Terrain gets a 9-speed gearbox while the Volvo is equipped with a 8-speed unit. Both the cars here get a 4WD system for off-roading.
Volvo V90 Cross Country: Six airbags and emergency brake assist
Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain: Seven airbags, emergency brake assist and run-flat tyres
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Volvo V90 Cross Country: Adaptive cruise control with pilot assist, front and rear collision mitigation system, lane keep assist, blind-spot detection system with cross traffic alert, 360 degree camera, front and rear pilot assist, hill start assist, hill descent control and heads-up display.
Mercedes-E Class All Terrain: Dynamic Select with All-Terrain driver programme, reverse parking camera, front and rear parking sensors and park pilot
Volvo V90 Cross Country: 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, Bower & Wilkins sound system, CD player, and a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Mercedes-E Class All Terrain: 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Volvo V90 Cross Country: To make the V90 CC’s cabin a comfortable place to be in, Volvo has fitted it with features such as Nappa leather upholstery, four-zone climate control, panoramic sunroof, heated windscreen, powered front seats, powered tailgate, electrically foldable rear seats, auto dimming IRVM and ORVMs, rear air suspension and a tyre pressure monitoring system.
*International-spec E-Class All-Terrain
Mercedes-E Class All Terrain: Compared to the V90, the E-Class All-Terrain feels under equipped in this department as well. It gets three-zone climate control, auto-dimming IRVM and ORVMs, panoramic sunroof, 64-colour ambient lighting, air suspension, Artico leather upholstery, foldable rear seat and tyre pressure monitoring system.
|Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain||Volvo V90 Cross Country|
The Volvo undercuts the Merc by around Rs 10 lakh. It’s slightly bigger and gets more safety tech on board. The V90 Cross Country is also more powerful than the E-Class All-Terrain, and that is why we think it makes for a more value-for-money proposition in this comparison.
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