Compare 2018 BMW X3 vs 2018 Volvo XC60

2018 BMW X3
2018 Volvo XC60
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M40i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X3 M40i Sports Activity Vehicle 20 27 $51,185 $54,500
X3 xDrive30i Sports Activity Vehicle 22 29 $40,165 $42,650
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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
$51,185
$42,582
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$54,500
$45,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$908 / month
$755 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 BMW X3 ventures into M territory, but doesn’t lose sight of its SUV duties. 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
20 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.4 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56 56.3
Front Head Room (in)
40 38
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 58.2
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 38
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 41.5
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.7 74.9
Track Width, Front (in)
63 65.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8 8.5
Length, Overall (in)
186.1 184.6
Height, Overall (in)
66 65.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 65.2
Wheelbase (in)
112.8 112.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
62.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
28.7 17.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
28.7 17.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 68.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 41.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 37.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 30.6
Brakes
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)
13.7 13.6
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)
13.5 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.7 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 37.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/50WR19 P235/55HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50WR19 P235/55HR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4277 -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 19 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
369 @ 1520 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
355 @ 5500 250 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 1.95
Trans Type
8 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.67
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.03
Trans Order Code
2TB NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.81
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00 5.25
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X3 Volvo XC60
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 180

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