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Compare 2017 BMW X3 vs 2018 Volvo XC60

2017 BMW X3
2018 Volvo XC60
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sDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X3 sDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle 21 28 $37,745 $40,050
X3 xDrive28d Sports Activity Vehicle N/A N/A $40,260 $42,750
X3 xDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle 21 28 $39,605 $42,050
X3 xDrive35i Sports Activity Vehicle 19 26 $46,025 $48,950
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T5 AWD Inscription
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC60 T5 AWD Inscription 22 28 $42,582 $45,300
XC60 T5 AWD Momentum 22 28 $39,010 $41,500
XC60 T5 AWD R-Design 22 28 $42,112 $44,800
XC60 T6 AWD Inscription 21 27 $45,778 $48,700
XC60 T6 AWD Momentum 21 27 $42,206 $44,900
XC60 T6 AWD R-Design 21 27 $45,308 $48,200
XC60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Inscription N/A N/A $53,298 $56,700
XC60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Momentum N/A N/A $49,726 $52,900
XC60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid R-Design N/A N/A $52,828 $56,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,745
$42,582
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,050
$45,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$668 / month
$755 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 BMW X3 continues its run as one of the best compact luxury SUVs on the market—even in the face of much newer competition. With the new 2018 XC60, Volvo has cached all the XC90’s good data, and trimmed some fat from its code.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 58.2
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 38
Front Leg Room (in)
39.9 41.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 38
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56 56.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 38
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
66.1 65.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 65.2
Wheelbase (in)
110.6 112.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.1 74.9
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 65.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8 8.5
Length, Overall (in)
183.8 184.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
27.6 17.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
63.3 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
27.6 17.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 37.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 30.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 68.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 41.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 13.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.7 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50VR18 P235/55HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50VR18 P235/55HR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4030 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5000 250 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1450 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.95
Trans Type
8 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.81
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.03
Trans Order Code
205 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.25
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67
Summary
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
BMW X3 Volvo XC60
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 7.4
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 3500
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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