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Compare 1999 Volvo S80 vs 1999 BMW 3-Series

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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 2.9L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.9L 19 27 $32,878 $35,820
4-Door Sedan T-6 Turbo 18 27 $36,989 $40,385
318TI 3-Door HB Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 328is 20 29 $29,265 $33,200
4-Door Sedan 328i 20 29 $29,725 $33,400
3-Door HB Automatic 318tiA 23 31 $21,100 $23,300
2-Door Coupe Automatic 323isA 19 27 $25,330 $28,700
2-Door Convertible Automatic 323icA 19 27 $30,580 $34,700
4-Door Sedan 323i 20 29 $23,530 $26,400
2-Door Coupe Manual 323is 21 31 $25,330 $28,700
2-Door Convertible Manual 328ic 20 29 $36,530 $41,500
2-Door Convertible Manual 323ic 21 31 $30,580 $34,700
2-Door Coupe Manual M3 19 26 $34,955 $39,700
3-Door HB Manual 318ti 23 32 $21,100 $23,300
2-Door Coupe Automatic 328isA 20 27 $29,265 $33,200
2-Door Convertible Automatic 328icA 20 27 $36,530 $41,500
2-Door Convertible Manual M3 19 26 $40,375 $45,900
2-Door Convertible Automatic M3 17 25 $40,375 $45,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,878
$21,100
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,820
$23,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$597 / month
$388 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 32.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 114.1 87.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 38.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 54.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.1
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.1 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 62.3 55.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.8 165.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 54.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 55.6
Wheelbase (in) 109.9 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.2 15.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0" x 1.1" 11.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4" x 0.47" 10.7 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.1 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.4
Tires
Rear Tire Size 215/55/16 P225/50WR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 215/55/16 P225/50WR16
Spare Tire Size NA P225/50WR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 110 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3602 2778
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16" x 7" 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16" x 7" 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 80
Engine
Displacement 2.9L/178 1.9L/116
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 201 @ 6000 138 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas I4
Fuel System FI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 243 @ 4200 133 @ 4300
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 32
Transmission
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.69 3.45
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 4.23
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.66
Summary
Vehicle Name Volvo S80 BMW 3 Series
Body Style 4 Dr Sedan 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Springs w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Struts Coil Spring
 
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