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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Volvo S70?

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BMW 5-Series Volvo S70

8 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 240 bhp

vs 176 kw.

57% or 312 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 7 sec. 2.8 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 152 mph 3 mph
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 68 liters 15% or 12 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1600 kg 20% or 400 kg

4 reasons to buy Volvo S70

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.39 mpg vs 29.5 mpg 0% or 0.11 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 142 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 1% or 2 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1376 kg vs 1870 kg 36% or 494 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.6 meters vs 12 meters 13% or 1.4 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. Volvo S70

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 2319 cm3 47% or 2076 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Multi-point fuel injection with turbo
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 5 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4720 mm 4% or 190 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1760 mm 7% or 131 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1390 mm 5% or 66 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2660 mm 10% or 304 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)