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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Volvo V70?

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BMW 3-Series Volvo V70

8 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 8.7 sec. 1.1 sec.
More top speed 143 mph vs 134 mph 9 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.33 mpg vs 40.41 mpg 3% or 1.08 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 102 g/mile 7% or 7 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 6 vs EURO 5 1 generation
Other specs
Less weight 1540 kg vs 1641 kg 7% or 101 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.2 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

3 reasons to buy Volvo V70

Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 815 liters vs 520 liters 36% or 295 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 60 liters 14% or 10 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 695 kg 7% or 55 kg

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Volvo V70

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 1595 cm3 20% or 402 cm3 more
Fuel supply Turbocharged vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4824 mm vs 4823 mm 0% or 1 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1861 mm 9% or 186 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1364 mm 10% or 144 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2920 mm vs 2816 mm 4% or 104 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)