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What is Better BMW X3 or Volvo XC70?

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BMW X3 Volvo XC70

5 reasons to buy BMW X3

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.0 sec. vs 7.6 sec. 1.6 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 99 g/mile vs 167 g/mile 69% or 68 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2400 kg vs 2000 kg 17% or 400 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1800 kg vs 1909 kg 6% or 109 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.5 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

4 reasons to buy Volvo XC70

Engine and transmission
More engine power

285 bhp vs 254 bhp

210 kw. vs

11% or 31 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 24.61 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 92% or 22.59 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 815 liters vs 550 liters 33% or 265 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 67 liters 4% or 3 liters

Neutral reasons BMW X3 vs. Volvo XC70

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2993 cm3 vs 2953 cm3 1% or 40 cm3 more
Fuel supply Common rail vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 8 vs 6 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4648 mm vs 4838 mm 4% or 190 mm shorter
Width 1881 mm vs 1861 mm 1% or 20 mm wider
Height 1675 mm vs 1421 mm 15% or 254 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2810 mm vs 2815 mm 0% or 5 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)