Compare 2001 Volvo V40 vs 2001 BMW 5-Series

2001 Volvo V40
2001 BMW 5-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 5-Speed Manual 525i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual 525i 20 29 $32,020 $35,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic 525iA 19 27 $32,020 $35,400
4-Door Sport Wagon 5-Speed Manual 525iT 19 27 $33,640 $37,200
4-Door Sport Wagon Automatic 525iAT 19 26 $33,640 $37,200
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual 530i 21 30 $35,620 $39,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic 530iA 18 26 $35,620 $39,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic 540iA 18 24 $46,150 $51,100
4-Door Sport Wagon Automatic 540iAT 15 21 $48,290 $53,480
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual 540i 15 23 $48,670 $53,900
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual M5 13 21 $62,620 $69,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,080
$32,020
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,550
$35,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$409 / month
$590 / 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
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 34.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89 93.0
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 56.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 56.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.0 60.1
Wheelbase (in)
100.9 111.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.6 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.0 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
176.8 188.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 11.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.7 x 0.79
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 - 11.7 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 37.1
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.3 17.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact P225/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
195/60V15 P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
195/60V15 P225/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2822 3450
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x 7
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
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
Engine Type
Turbo Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.54 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.22
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.23
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
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.52
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
5dr Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volvo V40 BMW 5 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 4-link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
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/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -

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