Compare 2019 BMW 3-Series vs 2019 Volvo S60

2019 BMW 3-Series
2019 Volvo S60
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330i Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3 Series 330i Sedan 26 36 $37,935 $40,250
3 Series 330i Sedan North America 26 36 $37,935 $40,250
3 Series 330i xDrive Gran Turismo 23 33 $42,720 $45,400
3 Series 330i xDrive Sedan 25 34 $39,795 $42,250
3 Series 330i xDrive Sedan North America 25 34 $39,795 $42,250
3 Series 330i xDrive Sports Wagon 23 33 $42,350 $45,000
3 Series 340i xDrive Gran Turismo 20 29 $48,165 $51,250
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T5 FWD Inscription
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S60 T5 FWD Inscription 24 36 $40,326 $42,900
S60 T5 FWD Momentum 24 36 $33,652 $35,800
S60 T5 FWD R-Design 24 36 $39,386 $41,900
S60 T6 AWD Inscription 21 32 $44,556 $47,400
S60 T6 AWD Momentum 21 32 $37,882 $40,300
S60 T6 AWD R-Design 21 32 $43,616 $46,400
S60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Inscription N/A N/A $52,076 $55,400
S60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid R-Design N/A N/A $51,136 $54,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,935
$40,326
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,250
$42,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$671 / month
$715 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 BMW 330i moves back toward the sweet spot in sport-sedan greatness, with M Sport and M editions still to come. The 2019 Volvo S60 hits a sport-sedan sweet spot, somewhere between nurturing and overbearing.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 54.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 37.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 56.1
Second Leg Room (in)
35.2 35.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
42 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.9 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
62.3 63
Length, Overall (in)
185.7 187.4
Height, Overall (in)
56.8 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.9 63
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 113.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17 11.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.6 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 37.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45HR18 P235/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45HR18 P235/45VR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3582 3657
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
255 @ 5000 250 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 1550 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 24
Transmission
Trans Type
8 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.81
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.71 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.03
Trans Order Code
2TB NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.67
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 5.25
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.81 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.17 1.95
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
BMW 3 Series Volvo S60
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 210
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 800
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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