Compare 2002 Volvo S40 vs 2002 BMW 3-Series

2002 Volvo S40
2002 BMW 3-Series
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A SR 4-Door Sedan w/Sunroof
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A 4-Door Sedan 22 30 $22,466 $23,900
A SR 4-Door Sedan w/Sunroof 22 30 $22,466 $23,900
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4-Door Sedan RWD 325i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $24,820 $27,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $26,415 $28,850
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $26,640 $29,100
4-Door Sport Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $27,005 $29,500
4-Door Sport Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $28,595 $31,250
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 21 30 $31,090 $33,990
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 21 30 $32,000 $34,990
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 27 $32,685 $35,740
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $33,010 $36,100
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 20 28 $38,745 $42,400
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $41,930 $45,900
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $49,210 $53,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,466
$24,820
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,900
$27,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$398 / month
$452 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 32.0
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100 91.0
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 54.5
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 45.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.6 69.2
Track Width, Front (in)
58.0 55.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
177.8 176.7
Height, Overall (in)
56.0 54.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.0 55.9
Wheelbase (in)
100.9 107.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 11.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.3 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size
195/60VR15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
195/60VR15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact P205/55R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2767 3219
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 120
Engine
Displacement
1.9L/119 2.5/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 5250 184 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbo Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 1800 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 29
Transmission
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.52
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.54 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.22
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.23
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.66
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volvo S40 BMW 3 Series
Body Style
4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
.51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Struts MacPherson Strut

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