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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Volvo C70?

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BMW 5-Series Volvo C70

10 reasons to buy BMW 5-Series

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 5 3 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

552 bhp vs 220 bhp

vs 162 kw.

60% or 332 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 7.6 sec. 3.4 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 150 mph 5 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.5 mpg vs 31.01 mpg 5% or 1.51 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 404 liters 22% or 116 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 62 liters 23% or 18 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 700 kg 7% or 50 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1500 kg 25% or 500 kg

3 reasons to buy Volvo C70

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 135 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 7% or 9 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1645 kg vs 1870 kg 14% or 225 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.8 meters vs 12 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. Volvo C70

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 2521 cm3 43% or 1874 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 6 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4582 mm 7% or 328 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1820 mm 4% or 71 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1400 mm 4% or 56 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2640 mm 11% or 324 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)