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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Volvo V90?

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BMW 3-Series Volvo V90

5 reasons to buy BMW 3-Series

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 9.0 sec. 1.4 sec.
More top speed 143 mph vs 130 mph 13 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 170 g/mile 79% or 75 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 6 vs EURO 2 4 generations
Other specs
Less weight 1540 kg vs 1617 kg 5% or 77 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

7 reasons to buy Volvo V90

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

204 bhp vs 181 bhp

vs

11% or 23 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.6 mpg vs 39.33 mpg 67% or 15.73 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 60 liters 25% or 20 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 700 kg vs 695 kg 1% or 5 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1800 kg vs 1600 kg 11% or 200 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 9 meters vs 11 meters 22% or 2 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Volvo V90

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 2922 cm3 32% or 925 cm3 less
Fuel supply Turbocharged vs Multi-point injection fuel
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4824 mm vs 4876 mm 1% or 52 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1981 mm 3% or 66 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1450 mm 4% or 58 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2920 mm vs 2770 mm 5% or 150 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)