2010 Volvo V50 vs. Its Competition

2010 Volvo V50 4-door Wagon Auto FWD Angular Front Exterior View
Bengt Halvorson Bengt Halvorson Senior Editor
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2010 Volvo V50 4-door Wagon Auto FWD Angular Front Exterior View2010 Volvo V50
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2010 BMW 3-Series 4-door Sedan 328i RWD Angular Front Exterior View2010 BMW 3-Series
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2009 Audi A42010 Audi A4
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2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Special Edition2010 Subaru WRX
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2010 Subaru Impreza 2.5i2010 Subaru Impreza
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2010 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen 4-door DSG TDI Angular Front Exterior View2010 Volkswagen Jetta
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Quick Specs
The 2010 BMW 3-Series upholds its legacy of superb handling, excellent performance, and high quality, though small rear seats and fussy controls are minor flaws.
The 2010 Audi A4 satisfies a wide spectrum of luxury-car shoppers; the optional Drive Select system's an expensive, unnecessary distraction.
The 2010 Subaru Impreza WRX and STI may not appeal to everyone; a lack of refinement and poor fuel economy make these poor daily drivers. Despite this, both cars are extremely entertaining, very comfortable, and safe.
With its standard all-wheel-drive system, the 2010 Subaru Impreza automatically has a leg up over many of its rivals in the small car segment. Throw in its strong performance and safety credentials and the Subaru is hard to beat.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
19 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 42 MPG Hwy
Gas I5Gas I6Gas I4Turbo Gas 4-CylGas Flat 4-CylGas I5
EPA Class     
Small Station WagonCompactCompactSub-CompactSub-CompactSmall Station Wagon
Style Name     
4-Door Wagon Automatic FWD4-Door Sedan 328i RWD South Africa4-Door Sedan CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium4-Door Manual WRX4-Door Manual 2.5i4-Door Manual S PZEV
Front Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
5 Door Wagon4 Door Sedan4 Door Sedan4 Door Sedan4 Door Sedan4 Door
Detailed Spec Comparison
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