Compare 2010 Volvo S80 vs 2010 BMW 5-Series

2010 Volvo S80
2010 BMW 5-Series
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4-Door Sedan FWD I6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD I6 18 27 $36,848 $39,200
4-Door Sedan FWD w/Moonroof I6 18 27 $36,848 $39,200
4-Door Sedan AWD I6 Turbo 16 24 $40,373 $42,950
4-Door Sedan AWD V8 15 22 $47,893 $50,950
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4-Door Sedan RWD 528i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 18 28 $42,275 $45,950
4-Door Sedan AWD 528i xDrive 17 25 $44,390 $48,250
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 17 26 $47,150 $51,250
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 16 25 $49,265 $53,550
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 535i xDrive 16 23 $51,475 $55,950
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 15 22 $55,750 $60,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,848
$42,275
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,200
$45,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$653 / month
$766 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Safety and comfort—and advanced tech features—never get short shrift in the 2010 Volvo S80, but not even a V-8 and all-wheel drive makes it a serious sport sedan. Whether as a sedan or wagon, the 2010 BMW 5-Series is a distinctly sportier, tech-savvy alternative to luxury rivals-without giving up any comfort.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 41.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.0 36.0
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
54.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98 99.1
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
111.6 113.7
Liftover Height (in)
26.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
191.0 191.1
Height, Overall (in)
58.8 57.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 14.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Servotronic Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 37.4
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
495 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3761 3505
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas I6
Fuel System
MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
236 @ 3200 200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.2L/195 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
235 @ 6200 230 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 28
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.39 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.46
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15 4.32
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 1.66
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
Geartronic NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volvo S80 BMW 5 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Double-Pivot
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut-Type
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 4-Link Integral
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5

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