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2013 Volvo S60

2013 BMW 3-Series

  2013 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design 2013 BMW 3-Series 4-door Sedan 335i RWD Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$31,900
$32,550
Invoice $29,986 $29,945
MPG
City/Highway
18/30 17/36
Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.6
/ 10
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Bottom Line The stylish 2013 Volvo S60 family spans the range from luxurious to edgy, all while hitting the mark for safety and top-notch interior design. Read Full Review The 2013 BMW 3-Series is safe, fuel-efficient, and well-connected, yet it delivers the class-leading performance and handling that enthusiasts have come to expect. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Responsive, smooth turbo engines
  • World-first pedestrian detection
  • Stylish interior
  • Quiet ride (all but R-Design)
  • Adjustable steering feel (T6)

Dislikes:

  • Transmission lacks full manual control
  • Not the Volvo seats we know
  • Road noise (R-Design)
  • Top R-Design is priced in another league

Likes:

  • Poise and handling
  • Strong, efficient engines
  • Excellent brakes
  • Responsive eight-speed automatic
  • Electric power steering, done right

Dislikes:

  • 328i's uninspiring sounds
  • BMW Apps is iPhone-only
  • Busy interior in some trims
  • ActiveHybrid 3 doesn't prioritize mpg
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