Compare 2020 Audi A4 vs 2020 BMW 3-Series vs 2020 Volvo S60

2020 Audi A4
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Premium 40 TFSI
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A4 Sedan Premium 40 TFSI 27 35 $35,156 $37,400
A4 Sedan Premium 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $38,447 $40,900
A4 Sedan Premium Plus 40 TFSI 27 35 $35,156 $37,400
A4 Sedan Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $38,447 $40,900
A4 Sedan Prestige 40 TFSI 27 35 $35,156 $37,400
A4 Sedan Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $38,447 $40,900
A4 allroad Premium 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 31 $41,924 $44,600
A4 allroad Premium Plus 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 31 $41,924 $44,600
A4 allroad Prestige 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 31 $41,924 $44,600
S4 Premium 3.0 TFSI quattro 20 27 $46,907 $49,900
S4 Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI quattro 20 27 $46,907 $49,900
S4 Prestige 3.0 TFSI quattro 20 27 $46,907 $49,900
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330i Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3 Series 330i Sedan 26 36 $38,400 $40,750
3 Series 330i Sedan North America 26 36 $38,400 $40,750
3 Series 330i xDrive Sedan 25 34 $40,260 $42,750
3 Series 330i xDrive Sedan North America 25 34 $40,260 $42,750
3 Series M340i Sedan 22 30 $50,720 $54,000
3 Series M340i Sedan North America 22 30 $50,720 $54,000
3 Series M340i xDrive Sedan 22 30 $52,580 $56,000
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T5 FWD Inscription
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S60 T5 FWD Inscription 23 34 $40,326 $42,900
S60 T5 FWD Momentum 23 34 $33,887 $36,050
S60 T5 FWD R-Design 23 34 $40,326 $42,900
S60 T6 AWD Inscription 21 32 $44,556 $47,400
S60 T6 AWD Momentum 21 32 $38,117 $40,550
S60 T6 AWD R-Design 21 32 $44,556 $47,400
S60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Inscription N/A N/A $52,076 $55,400
S60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Polestar N/A N/A $60,912 $64,800
S60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid R-Design N/A N/A $52,076 $55,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,156
$38,400
$40,326
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,400
$40,750
$42,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$623 / month
$679 / month
$715 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.7
7.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Audi A4 offers big tech upgrades inside this year. The 2020 BMW 3-Series is back on top among compact sport sedans, even as the competition closes in. The 2020 Volvo S60 luxury sport sedan balances power and grace.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 26 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 36 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 56 56.1
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 35.2 35.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42 42.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.6 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 54.6 54.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.3 38.7 37.4
Second Hip Room (in)
- - 53.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- - 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.2 - -
Length, Overall (in)
187.5 185.7 187.4
Height, Overall (in)
56.2 56.8 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.2 62.9 63
Wheelbase (in)
111 112.2 113.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 71.9 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
61.9 62.3 63
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12 17 11.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 - 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 - 11.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 15.6 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 37.4 37.1
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P225/45HR18 P235/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P225/45HR18 P235/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3417 3582 3657
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
236 @ 1450 295 @ 1550 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
188 @ 4200 255 @ 5000 250 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 36 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 26 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 30 27
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.75 3.71 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 3.36 3.03
Trans Order Code
MG 2TB NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.39 0.82 0.81
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.72 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.51 1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19 5.25 5.25
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.23 2.81 2.96
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.17 1.95
Trans Type
7 8 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.32 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.64 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A4 Sedan BMW 3 Series Volvo S60
Body Style
Sedan Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0 5.9 6.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - 800
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - 210
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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2020 Audi A4
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  • Lease: From $326 per month for 36 months (2020)
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 66 months + $750 (2020)
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2020 BMW 3-Series
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  • Rebate: $1,000 loyalty cash
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  • Lease: From $419 for 36 months
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2020 Volvo S60
  • 2021 Volvo S60 arriving; 2020s still in good supply
  • $3,000 rebate on 2020s; $2,000 on 2021s
  • Lease a 2020 from $295 for 36 months
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