Compare 2000 Volvo V40 vs 2000 BMW 3-Series

2000 Volvo V40
2000 BMW 3-Series
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4-Door Sedan 323i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 323i 20 29 $24,450 $26,990
2-Door Coupe 323Ci 20 29 $26,250 $28,990
4-Door Wagon 323i 20 29 $26,440 $29,200
4-Door Sedan 328i 21 29 $30,220 $33,400
2-Door Coupe 328Ci 21 29 $30,750 $33,990
2-Door Convertible 323Ci 20 29 $31,650 $34,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,804
$24,450
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,400
$26,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$407 / month
$450 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89 91.0
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 54.4
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 37.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 54.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.1 58.6
Wheelbase (in)
100.5 107.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
20.1 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.6 68.5
Track Width, Front (in)
57.3 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 4.2
Length, Overall (in)
176.6 176.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
27.6 -
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 55.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
33.5 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
61.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 11.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.87 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 - 11.26 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 16.6
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.3 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
195/60V15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
195/60V15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
124/90R15 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2910 3153
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 1800-4800 181 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.9L/118.9 2.5/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 5100 170 @ 5500
Engine Type
Turbo Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System
EFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.61 4.23
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.66
Trans Type
4 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.96 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 2.52
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.54 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 1.22
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Manual
Summary
Body Style
5dr Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volvo V40 BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Struts MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
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