Compare 2015 Volvo S80 vs 2015 BMW 5-Series

2015 Volvo S80
2015 BMW 5-Series
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4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E 25 37 $38,070 $40,500
2015.5 4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E 25 37 $39,198 $41,700
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E Premier Plus 25 37 $39,480 $42,000
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 19 28 $41,313 $43,950
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E Platinum 25 37 $42,018 $44,700
2015.5 4-Door Sedan AWD T6 19 28 $42,394 $45,100
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 Premier Plus 19 28 $42,723 $45,450
2015.5 4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E Platinum 25 37 $43,146 $45,900
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 Platinum 19 28 $45,261 $48,150
2015.5 4-Door Sedan AWD T6 Platinum 19 28 $46,342 $49,300
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4-Door Sedan RWD 528i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 23 34 $46,455 $49,950
4-Door Sedan AWD 528i xDrive 22 33 $48,570 $52,250
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 20 31 $51,650 $55,600
4-Door Sedan RWD 535d 26 38 $53,030 $57,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 20 29 $53,770 $57,900
4-Door Sedan AWD 535d xDrive 26 37 $55,150 $59,400
4-Door Sedan RWD ActiveHybrid 5 23 30 $57,450 $61,900
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 17 25 $60,210 $64,900
4-Door Sedan AWD 550i xDrive 16 25 $62,325 $67,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,070
$46,455
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,500
$49,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$675 / month
$833 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Volvo S80 puts safety and comfort first, making it one of the most family-friendly full-size luxury sedans. Whether it's more of a classic sport sedan or a technology-packed tourer you seek, the 2015 BMW 5-Series fills both roles admirably.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35 35.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 40.5
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
21.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.9 73.2
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 14
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 13.3
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 39.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3307 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
331 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
331 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3307 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3545 3814
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 210
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 -
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 4500 260 @ 1450
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/120 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5600 240 @ 5000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 23
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 4.71
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.11
Trans Type
8 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.01 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA 205
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.67
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
6.4 (Est) 6.5 (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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