Compare 2021 BMW 3-Series vs 2021 Volvo S60

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330e Plug-In Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3 Series 330e Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $41,930 $44,550
3 Series 330e Plug-In Hybrid North America N/A N/A $41,930 $44,550
3 Series 330e xDrive Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $43,790 $46,550
3 Series 330e xDrive Plug-In Hybrid North America N/A N/A $43,790 $46,550
3 Series 330i Sedan 26 36 $38,865 $41,250
3 Series 330i Sedan North America 26 36 $38,865 $41,250
3 Series 330i xDrive Sedan 25 34 $40,725 $43,250
3 Series 330i xDrive Sedan North America 25 34 $40,725 $43,250
3 Series M340i Sedan 23 32 $51,370 $54,700
3 Series M340i Sedan North America 23 32 $51,370 $54,700
3 Series M340i xDrive Sedan 22 31 $53,230 $56,700
3 Series M340i xDrive Sedan North America 22 31 $53,230 $56,700
M3 Competition Sedan 16 23 $68,205 $72,800
M3 Sedan 16 23 $65,505 $69,900
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Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Inscription
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S60 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Inscription N/A N/A $47,611 $50,650
S60 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Polestar N/A N/A $60,912 $64,800
S60 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV R-Design N/A N/A $47,611 $50,650
S60 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV R-Design Expression N/A N/A $44,791 $47,650
S60 T5 AWD Inscription 22 33 $41,595 $44,250
S60 T5 AWD Momentum 22 33 $38,775 $41,250
S60 T5 AWD R-Design 22 33 $41,595 $44,250
S60 T5 FWD Inscription 23 34 $39,433 $41,950
S60 T5 FWD Momentum 23 34 $36,613 $38,950
S60 T5 FWD R-Design 23 34 $39,433 $41,950
S60 T6 AWD Inscription 21 32 $45,120 $48,000
S60 T6 AWD Momentum 21 32 $39,715 $42,250
S60 T6 AWD R-Design 21 32 $45,120 $48,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,930
$47,611
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,550
$50,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$743 / month
$844 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.7
7.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The flexible 2021 BMW 3-Series lineup offers something for everyone, so long as they’re not smitten with SUVs. The 2021 Volvo S60 puts power in balance with grace.
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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
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
35.2 35.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 63
Length, Overall (in)
185.7 187.4
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.8 63
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 113.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.9 72.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 11.6
Brakes
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
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.8
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.6 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.2 37.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/45HR18 P235/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45HR18 P235/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4039 4447
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 472
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
288 @ 3800 400 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Turbo/Supercharger Gas/Electric I-4
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
75 69
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 30
Estimated Battery Range (mi)
23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- NA
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.25
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.08
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.95
Trans Type
8 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.03
Trans Order Code
2TB NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.81
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 3 Series Volvo S60
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 2000
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 800
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 210
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- NA
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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2021 BMW 3-Series
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  • Lease: From $419 for 36 months
  • Rebate: $1,000 college graduate
  • Financing: From 0.9% APR for 60 months
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2021 Volvo S60
  • 2021 Volvo S60 stocked to meet demand
  • Lease: From $349 for 36 months
  • Rebates: Up to $3,000 off
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR for 60 months + $1,000 bonus
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