Compare 2018 Volvo XC60 vs 2018 BMW X3

2018 Volvo XC60
2018 BMW X3
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T5 AWD Momentum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
T5 AWD Momentum 22 28 $39,010 $41,500
T5 AWD R-Design 22 28 $42,112 $44,800
T6 AWD Momentum 21 27 $42,206 $44,900
T5 AWD Inscription 22 28 $42,582 $45,300
T6 AWD R-Design 21 27 $45,308 $48,200
T6 AWD Inscription 21 27 $45,778 $48,700
T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Momentum N/A N/A $49,726 $52,900
T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid R-Design N/A N/A $52,828 $56,200
T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Inscription N/A N/A $53,298 $56,700
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Sports Activity Vehicle xDrive30i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sports Activity Vehicle xDrive30i 22 29 $40,165 $42,650
Sports Activity Vehicle M40i 20 27 $51,185 $54,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,010
$40,165
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,500
$42,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$692 / month
$711 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.5
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
With the new 2018 XC60, Volvo has cached all the XC90’s good data, and trimmed some fat from its code. The 2018 BMW X3 ventures into M territory, but doesn’t lose sight of its SUV duties.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38 36.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 40.3
Second Head Room (in)
38 39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56
Front Head Room (in)
38 41.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 57.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 101.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
65.1 63.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.5 -
Wheelbase (in)
112.8 112.8
Height, Overall (in)
65.3 66
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.2 64.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 74.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
17.8 28.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
37.8 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
30.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
17.8 28.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
68.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 62.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 13
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)
13.6 13
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 17.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 39.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P225/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P225/60HR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 NA
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 -
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 258 @ 1450
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/120 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 5500 248 @ 5200
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 29
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.64
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 5.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.38
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.14
Trans Type
8 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.82
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.31
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.01 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 3.20
Trans Order Code
NA 2TB
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.72
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sports Activity Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Volvo XC60 BMW X3
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 7.0
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4156

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