BMW 3 Series vs Volvo S60 Comparison

    BMW 3 Series

    Volvo S60

    2024 BMW
    3 Series
    vs
    2024 Volvo
    S60
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the medium category, between scores of NaN and NaN.
    0.0
    8.1
    7.9
    0.0
    Based on the BMW 3 Series 30i M SPORT
    Based on the Volvo S60 ULTIMATE B5 BRIGHT MHEV
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    Transporting thingsTransporting things
    Fuel Efficiency
    40L - 59L
    100 to 472 km
    60L
    432 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $80,200 - $106,200
    $65,990 - $66,990
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    CarExpert's Take

    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • A fairly complete offering
    • Sumptuous interior appointments
    • Now with five-year warranty
    Misses
    • Considerably more expensive now
    • Ride is too firm, even on adaptive dampers
    • M340i xDrive is just a few grand extra
    NA

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Carbon Fibre Trim Finishers (+$1,200)
    • Executive Pack (+$1,000)
    • Nappa Leather Appointed Seats (+$3,150)
    • Premium Sound System - Harmon Kardon (+$1,900)
    • Premium Sound System - Bowers & Wilkins (+$4,200)

    Colours Available

    The 2023 BMW 3 Series range is available in the following exterior paint colours

    • Alpine White
    • Black Sapphire metallic
    • Melbourne Red metallic
    • Mineral White metallic
    • M Portimao Blue metallic
    • M Brooklyn Grey metallic (NEW)
    • Skyscraper Grey metallic (NEW)
    • Dravit Grey BMW Individual metallic
    • Tanzanite Blue BMW Individual metallic

    Metallic paint costs an additional $2000, while BMW Individual metallic paints cost an additional $3850 unless they’re bought in combination with the Visibility package, making them an additional $1850.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1998 - 29981969
    Size (L)
    3.0L, 2.0L2.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 6, TURBO 4TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16 - 2416
    Power
    135kW - 285kW183kW
    Power RPM
    4500 - 55005400
    Torque
    300Nm - 500Nm350Nm
    Torque RPM
    1350 - 18001800
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    1110.8

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