Compare 2004 BMW 3-Series vs 2004 Volvo V40

2004 BMW 3-Series
2004 Volvo V40
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325Ci 2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3 Series 325Ci 2-Door Convertible 19 27 $34,560 $37,800
3 Series 325Ci 2-Door Coupe 20 29 $27,915 $30,500
3 Series 325Ci 2-Door Coupe SULEV 20 29 $27,915 $30,500
3 Series 325i 4-Door Sedan RWD 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
3 Series 325i 4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
3 Series 325i 4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
3 Series 325i 4-Door Sports Wgn RWD 20 29 $28,190 $30,800
3 Series 325i 4-Door Sports Wgn RWD SULEV 20 29 $28,190 $30,800
3 Series 325xi 4-Door Sedan AWD 19 27 $27,325 $29,850
3 Series 325xi 4-Door Sports Wgn AWD 19 26 $29,780 $32,550
3 Series 330Ci 2-Door Convertible 19 28 $40,290 $44,100
3 Series 330Ci 2-Door Coupe 20 30 $33,650 $36,800
3 Series 330i 4-Door Sedan RWD 20 30 $32,190 $35,200
3 Series 330xi 4-Door Sedan AWD 20 29 $33,785 $36,950
3 Series M3 2-Door Convertible 16 23 $50,755 $55,600
3 Series M3 2-Door Coupe 16 24 $43,020 $47,100
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5-Door Wgn 1.9L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
V40 5-Door Wgn 1.9L 22 29 $24,190 $25,700
V40 5-Door Wgn 1.9L LSE 22 29 $28,087 $29,845
V40 5-Door Wgn 1.9L w/Sunroof 22 29 $24,190 $25,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,560
$24,190
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,800
$25,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$630 / month
$428 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mini-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
45.9 54.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
32.0 32.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
80.0 89
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 38.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 54.0
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 38.3
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
54.0 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.4 58.0
Wheelbase (in)
107.3 101.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 67.6
Track Width, Front (in)
57.9 58.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
176.7 178.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.7 -
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)
- 68.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x - TBD - 10.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 10.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.6 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Variable Assist Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.7 17.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.4 34.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 195/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 195/60HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3560 2822
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 3500 177 @ 1800 - 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/152 1.9L/118.9
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 6000 170 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas 6-Cyl Turbo Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.23 4.77
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.96
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.04 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.52 3.00
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46 2.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.32
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 5 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name
BMW 3 Series Volvo V40
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Upper Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Strut type MacPherson Struts
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear
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