Compare 2001 Volvo V40 vs 2001 BMW 3-Series

2001 Volvo V40
2001 BMW 3-Series
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A SR 5-Door Wagon w/Sunroof
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A 5-Door Wagon 22 32 $23,080 $24,550
A SR 5-Door Wagon w/Sunroof 22 32 $23,080 $24,550
5-Door Wagon Sport Edition 22 32 $26,401 $28,400
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4-Door Sedan 325i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 325i 20 29 $24,450 $26,990
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $26,250 $28,990
4-Door Sport Wagon 325i 20 29 $26,620 $29,400
4-Door Sedan 330i 21 30 $30,750 $33,990
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 21 30 $31,650 $34,990
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 20 29 $32,550 $35,990
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 21 30 $38,320 $42,400
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $41,020 $45,400
2-Door Convertible M3 16 24 $48,220 $53,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,080
$24,450
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,550
$26,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$409 / month
$450 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 45.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 32.0
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89 80.0
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
176.8 176.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 54.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.0 55.9
Wheelbase (in)
100.9 107.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.6 69.2
Track Width, Front (in)
58.0 55.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
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 - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 7.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.6 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 - 11.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 16.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.3 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 34.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
34.8 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
195/60V15 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
195/60V15 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2822 3241
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Turbo Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 1800 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.9L/118.9 2.5/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 5100 184 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 20
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.85
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.49
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.54 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.24
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.21
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.66
Trans Type
5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Summary
Body Style
5dr Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volvo V40 BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Struts MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -

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