In comparing the 2022 BMW X3's and the 2022 Volvo XC60's specifications and ratings, the 2022 BMW X3 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for used cars, reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. The 2022 Volvo XC60 has the advantage in the area of fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the 2022 BMW X3's and the 2022 Volvo XC60's specifications and ratings, the 2022 BMW X3 is a better car than the 2022 Volvo XC60.
2022 BMW X3 vs. 2022 Volvo XC60 Pricing
A used 2022 BMW X3 ranges from $34,058 to $55,998 while a used 2022 Volvo XC60 is priced between $35,353 to $50,838. For a new model, the 2022 BMW X3's price is between $45,192 and $56,417, with the 2022 Volvo XC60 priced between $45,438 and $64,322.
2022 BMW X3 vs. 2022 Volvo XC60 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2022 BMW X3 loses 50.5 percent of its value and the 2022 Volvo XC60 loses 54.6 percent of its value. This means the 2022 BMW X3 retains 4.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2022 Volvo XC60.
2022 BMW X3 vs. 2022 Volvo XC60 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW X3 is 8.6 out of 10 while the Volvo XC60's quality rating is 8.2 out of 10. This results in the BMW X3 being ranked 2 out of 29 Best Luxury Small SUVs and the Volvo XC60 being ranked 4 out of 29. Out of 60 Best Luxury 5-seater SUVs, the BMW X3 is ranked 4 and the Volvo XC60 is ranked 11. The BMW X3 is also ranked 5 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs while the Volvo XC60 is ranked 13 out of 67.
2022 BMW X3 vs. 2022 Volvo XC60 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the BMW X3 is 8.3 out of 10. For the Volvo XC60 the reliability rating is 7.9 out of 10. This gives the BMW X3 a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Volvo XC60.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2022 BMW X3’s base engine makes 248 horsepower, and the 2022 Volvo XC60 base engine makes 247 horsepower. The X3 is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 499 miles. The XC60 is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 564 miles. This gives the 2022 Volvo XC60 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2022 BMW X3. Both models use premium unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2022 BMW X3 and the 2022 Volvo XC60 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.