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What is Better BMW 7-Series or Volvo V70?

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BMW 7-Series Volvo V70

16 reasons to buy BMW 7-Series

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 10.2 vs 10.0 2% or 0.2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 84 mm vs 79 mm 6% or 5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 89.6 mm vs 81.4 mm 9% or 8.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

326 bhp vs 180 bhp

240 kw. vs 132 kw.

45% or 146 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 450 nM vs 240 nM 47% or 210 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 8.7 sec. 2.8 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 134 mph 21 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 28.5 mpg vs 40.41 mpg 42% or 11.91 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 37.22 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 31% or 11.44 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 20.5 mpg vs 30.69 mpg 50% or 10.19 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 82 liters vs 70 liters 15% or 12 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2505 kg vs 2190 kg 13% or 315 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 645 kg vs 549 kg 15% or 96 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2100 kg vs 1600 kg 24% or 500 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

5 reasons to buy Volvo V70

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 102 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 41% or 42 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 815 liters vs 500 liters 39% or 315 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1641 kg vs 1860 kg 13% or 219 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.2 meters vs 12.2 meters 9% or 1 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 7-Series vs. Volvo V70

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5800 RPM vs 5700 RPM 2% or 100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2979 cm3 vs 1595 cm3 46% or 1384 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 5072 mm vs 4823 mm 5% or 249 mm shorter
Width 1902 mm vs 1861 mm 2% or 41 mm wider
Height 1479 mm vs 1364 mm 8% or 115 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 3070 mm vs 2816 mm 8% or 254 mm more
Front tires size 245/50 R18 vs 225/55 R16
Rear tires size 245/50 R18 vs 225/55 R16
Spare wheel flat tires vs repair kit
Type of wheels 18" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels star shaped spokes Style 234 vs ODEN
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)