Compare 2018 Volvo V60 vs 2018 BMW 3-Series

2018 Volvo V60
2018 BMW 3-Series
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T5 FWD Dynamic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
T5 FWD Dynamic 25 36 $35,955 $38,250
T5 AWD Dynamic 22 33 $37,835 $40,250
T6 AWD R-Design Platinum 22 32 $46,154 $49,100
AWD Polestar 20 27 $57,904 $61,600
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Sedan 320i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan 320i 24 35 $32,955 $34,900
Sedan South Africa 320i 24 35 $32,955 $34,900
Sedan 320i xDrive 23 34 $34,815 $36,900
Sedan South Africa 320i xDrive 23 34 $34,815 $36,900
Sedan 330i 24 34 $37,935 $40,250
Sedan South Africa 330i 24 34 $37,935 $40,250
Sedan 328d 31 43 $39,330 $41,750
Sedan 330i xDrive 23 33 $39,795 $42,250
Sedan South Africa 330i xDrive 23 33 $39,795 $42,250
Sedan 328d xDrive 30 40 $41,190 $43,750
Sports Wagon 330i xDrive 23 33 $42,025 $44,650
Gran Turismo 330i xDrive 23 33 $42,395 $45,050
Plug-In Hybrid 330e iPerformance N/A N/A $42,910 $45,600
Sports Wagon 328d xDrive 30 40 $43,420 $46,150
Sedan 340i 21 32 $46,025 $48,950
Sedan South Africa 340i 21 32 $46,025 $48,950
Gran Turismo 340i xDrive 20 29 $47,835 $50,900
Sedan 340i xDrive 21 31 $47,885 $50,950
Sedan South Africa 340i xDrive 21 31 $47,885 $50,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,955
$32,955
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,250
$34,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$638 / month
$582 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Volvo V60 is the practical choice among small luxury cars—and it makes more sense than most SUVs. The 2018 BMW 3-Series makes its strongest case in performance for luxury compact buyers’ attentions.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Station Wagon Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 35.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 40.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93 -
Second Hip Room (in)
53.1 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57 55.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 61.9
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 110.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 71.3
Liftover Height (in)
25.8 -
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 -
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 182.5
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 56.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
43.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
28 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
68.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
28 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
38.5 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 13
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 11.8
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)
11.8 12.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.8 15.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 37.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/40VR18 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/40VR18 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3670 3295
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 X 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
760 900
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 170
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/120 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5600 180 @ 5000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 200 @ 1250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 35
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.77 3.15
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.11
Trans Type
8 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.01 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 3.14
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67
Trans Order Code
NA 205
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 4.71
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.84
Summary
Body Style
Wagon Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volvo V60 BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 6.3
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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