Compare 2011 Volvo S80 vs 2011 BMW 5-Series

2011 Volvo S80
2011 BMW 5-Series
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4-Door Sedan FWD w/Moonroof 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD 3.2L 19 27 $34,921 $37,150
4-Door Sedan FWD w/Moonroof 3.2L 19 27 $34,921 $37,150
4-Door Sedan AWD w/Moonroof 3.0L Turbo 18 26 $38,446 $40,900
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4-Door Sedan RWD 528i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 22 32 $41,445 $45,050
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 19 28 $46,090 $50,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 19 29 $48,210 $52,400
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 15 22 $55,385 $60,200
4-Door Sedan AWD 550i xDrive 16 24 $57,500 $62,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,921
$41,445
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,150
$45,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$619 / month
$751 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Volvo S80 is safe and secure, fashion-forward, and just right for affluent families. The new 2011 BMW 5-Series might be a conservative evolution in terms of styling and design, but it’s a quite radical one with regard to how BMW’s most important model drives.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.0 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
54.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 58.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98 100.5
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 41.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
26.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 73.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
191.0 193.1
Height, Overall (in)
58.8 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
111.6 116.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 14
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.4
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)
11.9 x - TBD - 13.0 x 0.9
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 225/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 225/55R17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
495 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3825 3792
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 210
Engine
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
236 @ 3200 230 @ 2600-3000
Engine Order Code
NA N52
Displacement
3.2L/195 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 6400 240 @ 6600
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas I6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 22
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic, Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15 4.71
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
Geartronic NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.39 3.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA 205
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.39
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volvo S80 BMW 5 Series
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Twin-Tube Gas-Pressure Shock Absorbers
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link Integral-V
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Twin-Tube Gas-Pressure Shock Absorbers
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Multi-Link Double-Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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