Compare 1998 Volvo C70 vs 1998 BMW 3-Series

1998 Volvo C70
1998 BMW 3-Series
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2-Door Coupe Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 19 25 $34,795 $38,995
2-Door Coupe Automatic 18 25 $35,770 $39,970
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3-Door HB Manual 318ti
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Automatic 318tiA 22 31 $19,325 $21,390
3-Door HB Manual 318ti 23 32 $19,325 $21,390
4-Door Sedan Automatic 318iA 22 31 $23,030 $26,150
4-Door Sedan Manual 318i 23 32 $23,030 $26,150
2-Door Coupe Automatic 323isA 19 27 $25,260 $28,700
2-Door Coupe Manual 323is 20 30 $25,260 $28,700
Z3 2-Door Roadster 1.9L 23 32 $26,015 $29,425
4-Door Sedan Automatic 328iA 18 26 $29,110 $33,100
4-Door Sedan Manual 328i 20 28 $29,110 $33,100
2-Door Coupe Automatic 328isA 18 26 $29,195 $33,200
2-Door Coupe Manual 328is 20 28 $29,195 $33,200
2-Door Convertible Automatic 323icA 19 27 $30,510 $34,700
2-Door Convertible Manual 323ic 20 30 $30,510 $34,700
Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.8L 19 26 $31,555 $35,900
2-Door Coupe Manual M3 20 28 $34,880 $39,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic M3sA 19 28 $34,880 $39,700
4-Door Sedan Manual M3s 20 28 $34,880 $39,700
2-Door Convertible Automatic 328icA 18 26 $36,455 $41,500
2-Door Convertible Manual 328ic 20 28 $36,455 $41,500
2-Door Roadster M 3.2L 20 28 $37,065 $42,200
2-Door Convertible Automatic M3 19 28 $40,300 $45,900
2-Door Convertible Manual M3 20 28 $40,300 $45,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,795
$19,325
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,995
$21,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$650 / month
$357 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.6
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 32.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
66.5 87.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 54.0
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 37.0
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 53.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 66.9
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 55.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
185.7 165.7
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 54.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 55.6
Wheelbase (in)
104.9 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 15.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.7 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.8 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 34.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
225/45ZR17 P185/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/45ZR17 P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3365 2778
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
520 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 80
Engine
Displacement
2.3L/142 1.9L/116
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
236 @ 5100 138 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbo Gas I5 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
243 @ 2700 133 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 1.66
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.99 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.77 2.52
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.00 3.45
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 1.22
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.07 4.23
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volvo C70 BMW 3 Series
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Delta-Link Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Anti-Roll Bar

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