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    BMW 3 Series vs Volvo S60 [2015-2020]

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW 3 Series and Volvo S60 [2015-2020]. The BMW 3 Series price is ₹ 42.59 Lakh. The BMW 3 Series is available in 1998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Volvo S60 [2015-2020] is available in 1984 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel. 3 Series provides the mileage of 16.13 kmpl.

    3 Series vs S60 [2015-2020] Comparison Overview

    Key Highlights3 Series S60 [2015-2020]
    Price₹ 42.59 Lakh₹ N/A
    Engine Capacity1998 cc1984 cc
    Power255 bhp181 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic
    Fuel TypePetrolDiesel
    BMW 3 Series
    BMW 3 Series
    330i Sport
    ₹ 42.59 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Volvo S60 [2015-2020]
    ₹ N/A
    VS
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    ₹ 34.99 Lakh
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    • SPECIFICATIONS
    • FEATURES
    • Expert's Opinion
    • COLOURS
    • SPECIFICATIONS
    • FEATURES
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    • COLOURS

    Specifications and Finance

    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine1998 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1984 cc, 5 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1984 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeB48 Turbocharged I4In-Line 5 Cylinder, Turbo DieselTurbocharged petrol engine with direct injection system
      Fuel Type PetrolDieselPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)255 bhp @ 5000 rpm181 bhp @ 4250 rpm188 bhp @ 4200 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)400 Nm @ 1550 rpm400 Nm @ 1750 rpm320 Nm @ 1450 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)16.1315.1
      Driving Range (Km)951.67996.6
      DrivetrainRWDFWDFWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic - 8 Gears, Sport ModeAutomatic (Dual Clutch) - 7 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbochargedTurbocharged
      OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)470946354869
      Width (mm)182718651864
      Height (mm)143514841469
      Wheelbase (mm)285127762841
      Ground Clearance (mm)135136156
      Kerb Weight (kg)15511579
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)444
      Seating Capacity (Person)555
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)222
      Bootspace (litres)480380625
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)5967.566
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionDouble-joint spring strut axle, hydraulically damped torque strut bearingMacPherson Strut, Coil Springs, Hydraulic Shock Absorbers, Stabilizer BarMcPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabiliser
      Rear SuspensionFive-link axleIndependent Suspension with Coil Springs, Hydraulic Shock Absorbers, Stabilizer BarMulti-element axle, with one longitudinal and transverse links, with torsion stabiliser
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscDiscVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscDiscDisc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)65.75.55
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverAlloySteel
      Front Tyres225 / 50 R17215 / 50 R17215 / 55 R17
      Rear Tyres225 / 50 R17215 / 50 R17215 / 55 R17

    Features

    • Safety

      Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)8 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear Passenger Side)
      Middle rear three-point seatbelt
      Middle Rear Head Rest
      Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
      Child Seat Anchor Points
      Seat Belt Warning
    • Braking & Traction

      Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
      Brake Assist (BA)
      Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
      Hill Hold Control
      Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
      Hill Descent Control
      Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingKeylessRemoteKeyless
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Three Zone)Yes (Automatic Climate Control)Yes (Automatic Three Zone)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Rear ACSeparate Zone, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed ControlSeparate Zone, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed Control
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - Internal & DriverElectronic - Internal & DriverElectronic - All
      Parking AssistReverse Camera with GuidancePartial360 Camera
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets223
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment10 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, seat base angle up / down, backrest bolsters in / out) + 4 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)12 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment10 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, seat base angle up / down, backrest bolsters in / out) + 4 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)12 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeatherLeather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Leather-wrapped Gear Knob
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      Ventilated SeatsFront only
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursSensatec Canberra Beige/Black, Sensatec Black | BlackBeige and Black, Coffee Brown and Black
      Rear ArmrestWith Cup HolderWith Cup Holder
      Folding Rear SeatFullFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split60:40 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Cooled Glove Box
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      Power WindowsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
      One Touch -DownAllAllAll
      One Touch - UpAllAllAll
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable & Retractable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Defogger
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Rain-sensing Wipers
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - Manual
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseInternal with RemoteElectric Opening and Closing
      Rear Windshield BlindManual
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofElectrically AdjustablePanoramic Sunroof
      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
      Rub - StripsChrome Inserts
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior LightingOptionalMulti-colour
      Puddle Lamps
      Fog LightsLED,LEDHalogen on rearLED,Halogen
      HeadlightsLEDHalogen ProjectorLED
      Automatic Head Lamps
      Follow me home headlamps
      Tail LightsLEDLED
      Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and Rear
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Glove Box Lamp
      Lights on Vanity MirrorsDriver & Co-DriverCo-Driver OnlyDriver & Co-Driver
      Rear Reading Lamp
      Cornering HeadlightsActiveActiveActive
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterAnalogue - DigitalDigital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalDigitalDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamic
      TachometerAnalogueDigitalAnalogue
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      Head Unit SizeNot Available2 DinNot Available
      DisplayTouch-screen DisplayTouch-screen Display
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+66+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      CD Player
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)324
      Warranty (Kilometres)40000UnlimitedUnlimited

    Expert's Opinion

    Good Things
    • Powerful engines.
    • Balanced ride and handling package.
    • Feature loaded M-Sport trim.
    • Likable exterior styling.
    • Feature-loaded and safety kit.
    • Usable performance.
    • Incredible cabin space
    • Powerful engine
    • Comfortable low-speed ride
    Could be Better
    • Limited boot space.
    • Explosive flat-six motor not on offer.
    • Confusing instrument cluster.
    • Dated interiors
    • Stiff ride quality.
    • Low ground clearance.
    • Poor resale value
    • You get bigger SUVs or luxury cars at this price
    • Not as much fun to drive

    Colours

    Mediterranean Blue Metallic
    Rebel Blue
    Magic Black
    Black Sapphire Metallic
    Onyx Black metallic
    Magnetic Brown
    Alpine White
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    Power Blue Metallic
    Lava Blue
    Osmium Grey
    Business Grey
    Inscription Electric Silver Metallic
    Moon White
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    Bright Silver Metallic
    Inscription Crystal White Pearl
    Passion Red Solid
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