Compare 2014 Volvo S80 vs 2014 BMW 5-Series

2014 Volvo S80
2014 BMW 5-Series
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4-Door Sedan PZEV 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 29 $37,506 $39,900
4-Door Sedan PZEV 3.2L 20 29 $37,506 $39,900
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Premier Plus 20 29 $38,916 $41,400
4-Door Sedan PZEV 3.2L Premier Plus 20 29 $38,916 $41,400
4-Door Sedan 3.0L 18 25 $41,313 $43,950
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Platinum 20 29 $41,454 $44,100
4-Door Sedan PZEV 3.2L Platinum 20 29 $41,454 $44,100
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Premier Plus 18 25 $42,723 $45,450
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Platinum 18 25 $45,261 $48,150
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4-Door Sedan RWD 528i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 23 34 $45,540 $49,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 528i xDrive 22 33 $47,655 $51,800
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 20 30 $50,690 $55,100
4-Door Sedan RWD 535d 26 38 $52,070 $56,600
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 20 29 $52,810 $57,400
4-Door Sedan AWD 535d xDrive 26 37 $54,190 $58,900
4-Door Sedan RWD ActiveHybrid 5 23 30 $56,490 $61,400
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 17 25 $58,790 $63,900
4-Door Sedan AWD 550i xDrive 16 24 $60,905 $66,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,506
$45,540
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,900
$49,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$665 / month
$825 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Volvo S80 isn't at all about performance, but what it does–and does well–is offer a safe, stylish, supremely comfortable sedan for fashion-conscious families. The 2014 BMW 5-Series is simultaneously a classic sport sedan and a technology-packed grand tourer.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.7 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 41.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.7 -
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35 35.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 40.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 -
Length, Overall (in)
191 193.4
Height, Overall (in)
58.8 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
111.6 116.9
Liftover Height (in)
21.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.9 73.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 14
Brakes
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 13
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 13.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 39.2
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P225/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P225/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
331 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
331 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3307 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3307 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3825 3814
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 210
Engine
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.2 L/195 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
230 @ 6200 240 @ 5000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
221 @ 3400 260 @ 1250
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 27
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.39 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA 205
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15 4.71
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volvo S80 BMW 5 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 (Est) 6.7 (Est)
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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