Compare 2020 BMW X3 vs 2019 Volvo XC60

2020 BMW X3
2019 Volvo XC60
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M40i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X3 M40i Sports Activity Vehicle 21 27 $52,485 $55,900
X3 sDrive30i Sports Activity Vehicle 25 29 $39,515 $41,950
X3 xDrive30e Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $45,650 $48,550
X3 xDrive30i Sports Activity Vehicle 24 29 $41,375 $43,950
X3 M Competition Sports Activity Vehicle 14 19 $72,015 $76,900
X3 M Sports Activity Vehicle 14 19 $65,505 $69,900
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T5 AWD Inscription
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC60 T5 AWD Inscription 20 27 $46,483 $49,450
XC60 T5 AWD Momentum 20 27 $39,574 $42,100
XC60 T5 AWD R-Design 20 27 $46,013 $48,950
XC60 T5 FWD Inscription 22 29 $44,321 $47,150
XC60 T5 FWD Momentum 22 29 $37,412 $39,800
XC60 T5 FWD R-Design 22 29 $43,851 $46,650
XC60 T6 AWD Inscription 19 27 $49,773 $52,950
XC60 T6 AWD Momentum 19 27 $42,864 $45,600
XC60 T6 AWD R-Design 19 27 $49,303 $52,450
XC60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Inscription N/A N/A $57,387 $61,050
XC60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Momentum N/A N/A $50,478 $53,700
XC60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid R-Design N/A N/A $56,917 $60,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$52,485
$46,483
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$55,900
$49,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$932 / month
$824 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.5
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 BMW X3 is excellent at delivering what crossover buyers want: luxury, capability, and a prestigious badge attached. The 2019 Volvo XC60 is the full picture: advanced powertrains, gorgeous interior, subtle exterior.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
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
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.4 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38
Exterior Dimensions
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
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.7 74.9
Track Width, Front (in)
63.2 65.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
28.7 17.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
62.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (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
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
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
Front Tire Size
P245/50HR19 P235/55HR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50HR19 P235/55HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4317 4105
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 19 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 19 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
382 @ 5800 250 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
365 @ 1520 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.0 L/120
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 23
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 1.95
Trans Type
8 8
Summary
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
BMW X3 Volvo XC60
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
7.8 7.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 180
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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