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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Volvo S60?

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BMW 3-Series Volvo S60

6 reasons to buy BMW 3-Series

Engine and transmission
More engine power

181 bhp vs 180 bhp

vs 132 kw.

1% or 1 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 8.3 sec. 0.7 sec.
More top speed 143 mph vs 140 mph 3 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.33 mpg vs 42.83 mpg 9% or 3.5 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 6 vs EURO 5 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 339 liters 35% or 181 liters

4 reasons to buy Volvo S60

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 94 g/mile vs 95 g/mile 1% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 67.5 liters vs 60 liters 11% or 7.5 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 695 kg 7% or 55 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1513 kg vs 1540 kg 2% or 27 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Volvo S60

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 1595 cm3 20% or 402 cm3 more
Fuel supply Turbocharged vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4824 mm vs 4628 mm 4% or 196 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1865 mm 9% or 182 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1484 mm 2% or 24 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2920 mm vs 2776 mm 5% or 144 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)