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    BMW 3 Series vs Volvo S60

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW 3 Series and Volvo S60. The BMW 3 Series price is ₹ 46.85 Lakh and Volvo S60 price is ₹ 45.90 Lakh. The BMW 3 Series is available in 1998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Volvo S60 is available in 1969 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Mild Hybrid(Electric + Petrol). 3 Series provides the mileage of 16.1 kmpl and S60 provides the mileage of 14 kmpl.

    3 Series vs S60 Comparison Overview

    Key Highlights3 Series S60
    Price₹ 46.85 Lakh₹ 45.90 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1998 cc1969 cc
    Power255 bhp188 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (TC)Automatic (TC)
    Fuel TypePetrolMild Hybrid(Electric + Petrol)
    BMW 3 Series
    BMW 3 Series
    330i Sport
    ₹ 46.85 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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    Volvo S60
    Volvo S60
    T4 Inscription
    ₹ 45.90 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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            Specifications and Finance

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            • Engine & Transmission

              Top Speed (Kmph)250180
              Acceleration (0-100 kmph) (seconds)5.87.9
              Engine1998 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1969 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
              Engine TypeB48 Turbocharged I42.0L B4204T6 I4
              Fuel Type PetrolMild Hybrid(Electric + Petrol)
              Max Power (bhp@rpm)255 bhp @ 5000 rpm188 bhp @ 5000 rpm
              Max Torque (Nm@rpm)400 Nm @ 1550 rpm300 Nm @ 1300 rpm
              Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)16.1View Mileage Details14View Mileage Details
              Driving Range (Km)951.67845
              DrivetrainRWDFWD
              TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override, Sport Mode
              Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
              Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
              OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop
            • Dimensions & Weight

              Length (mm)47094761
              Width (mm)18272040
              Height (mm)14351431
              Wheelbase (mm)28512872
              Ground Clearance (mm)135142
              Kerb Weight (kg)1700
            • Capacity

              Doors (Doors)44
              Seating Capacity (Person)55
              No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
              Bootspace (litres)480442
              Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)5960
            • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

              Braking Performance (metres)33
              Front SuspensionDouble-joint spring strut axle, hydraulically damped torque strut bearingDouble Wishbone Suspension, Coil Springs, Hydraulic Shock Absorbers, Stabilizer Bar
              Rear SuspensionFive-link axleIntegral Axle with Transverse Composite Leaf Spring, Hydraulic Shock Absorbers, Stabilizer Bar
              Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
              Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
              Minimum Turning Radius (metres)65.7
              Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
              WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
              Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
              Front Tyres225 / 50 R17235 / 45 R18
              Rear Tyres225 / 50 R17235 / 45 R18

            Features

            • Safety

              Overspeed Warning1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph
              Lane Departure Warning
              Emergency Brake Light Flashing
              Puncture Repair Kit
              Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
              Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
              NCAP Rating5 Star (Euro NCAP)5 Star (Euro NCAP)
              Blind Spot Detection
              Lane Departure Prevention
              Rear Cross-Traffic Assist
              Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)6 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front 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)
              Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
            • Locks & Security

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

              Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Three Zone)Yes (Automatic Four Zone)
              Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
              Rear ACSeparate Zone, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed ControlTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed Control
              Heater
              Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
              Cabin-Boot Access
              Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - Internal & DriverElectronic - All
              Parking AssistReverse Camera with GuidanceReverse Camera with Guidance
              Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
              Cruise ControlAdaptive
              Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
              Keyless Start/ Button Start
              Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
              12V Power Outlets22
            • 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)14 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)
              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)14 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)
              Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
              Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeather
              Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
              Leather-wrapped Gear Knob
              Driver Armrest
              Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
              InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
              Interior ColoursSensatec Canberra Beige/Black, Sensatec Black | BlackBlond / Charcoal, Charcoal, Brown / Charcoal
              Rear ArmrestWith Cup HolderWith Cup Holder
              Folding Rear SeatFull
              Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split
              Front Seatback Pockets
              Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
            • Storage

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

              Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
              Scuff PlatesMetallic
              Power WindowsFront & RearFront & Rear
              One Touch -DownAllAll
              One Touch - UpAllAll
              Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable & Retractable
              Turn Indicators on ORVM
              Rear Defogger
              Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
              Rain-sensing Wipers
              Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
              Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
              Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseFoot Trigger Opening/Automatic
            • Exterior

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

              Cornering HeadlightsActiveActive
              Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colour
              Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
              Fog LightsLED,LEDLED
              HeadlightsLEDLED
              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-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
              Rear Reading Lamp
            • Instrumentation

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

              Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (Wired), Apple Car Play (Wired)
              DisplayTouch-screen DisplayTouch-screen Display
              Integrated (in-dash) Music System
              Speakers6+6+
              Steering mounted controls
              GPS Navigation System
              Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
              USB Compatibility
              Aux Compatibility
              AM/FM Radio
              Wireless Charger
              iPod Compatibility
              Voice Command
            • Manufacturer Warranty

              Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
              Warranty (Years)32
              Warranty (Kilometres)40000Unlimited
            • Rear row

              Seat Adjustment2 Way2 Way

            Brochure

            3 Series Brochure

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            S60 Brochure

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            CarWale's Opinion

            Good Things
            • Performance
            • Ride and handling
            • Comfort, luxury
            • Swedish elegance
            • Silent engine, good on-road dynamics
            • Comfortable and practical cabin, lots of safety tech
            Could be Better
            • Limited ground clearance with a full load
            • Shallow boot
            • Limited variants
            • No powertrain options
            • Sparse dealer network

            Colours

            Mediterranean Blue Metallic
            Onyx Black
            Black Sapphire Metallic
            Denim Blue
            Alpine White
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            Maple Brown
            Fusion Red
            Crystal White Pearl
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            3 Series vs S60 Comparison FAQs

            Q: Which car is cheaper between BMW 3 Series and Volvo S60?

            BMW 3 Series price is ₹ 46.85 Lakh and Volvo S60 price is ₹ 45.90 Lakh. Hence Volvo S60 is the cheapest amongst these cars. For detailed comparison of 3 Series vs S60, click here.

            Q: Which car between 3 Series and S60 is better in terms of fuel economy?

            For the 330i Sport version, mileage of 3 Series is 16.1kmpl and for the T4 Inscription version, mileage of S60 is 14kmpl. Thus making 3 Series the most fuel efficient as compared to S60

            Q: How is the performance of 3 Series compared to S60?

            For the 330i Sport version, 1998 cc Petrol engine of 3 Series produces 255 bhp @ 5000 rpm of power and 400 Nm @ 1550 rpm of torque. For the T4 Inscription version, 1969 cc Mild Hybrid(Electric + Petrol) engine of S60 produces 188 bhp @ 5000 rpm of power and 300 Nm @ 1300 rpm of torque.
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