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BMW 3 Series vs. Volvo S60

In comparing the BMW 3 Series to the Volvo S60, the BMW 3 Series has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and interior volume. The Volvo S60 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the BMW 3 Series versus the Volvo S60, the two cars are fairly comparable.

BMW 3 Series versus Volvo S60 Pricing

For a new model, the BMW 3 Series's price is between $45,426 and $54,043, with the Volvo S60 priced between $49,526 and $64,694.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the BMW 3 Series’s base engine makes 288 horsepower, and the Volvo S60 base engine makes 400 horsepower. The 3 Series is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 372 miles. The S60 is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 547 miles. Both models use electricity, premium unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are hybrid compact cars, the BMW 3 Series has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear head room and rear shoulder room. The Volvo S60 has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, front leg room and trunk space. The BMW 3 Series and Volvo S60 are comparable in regards to rear leg room.

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2022 BMW 3 Series Hybrid

2022 Volvo S60 Hybrid

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$45,426 - $54,043

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

58.8%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$49,526 - $64,694

Used Asking Price:

$43,300 - $66,157

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

63.6%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.0 / 10

Reliability:

7.0 / 10

Retained Value:

7.1 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

5 / 19
9 / 28
9 / 28

iSeeCars Rankings

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline, Plug-In Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline, Plug-In Hybrid

Trim Levels

330e, 330e xDrive

Trim Levels

Recharge eAWD R-Design ER, Recharge eAWD R-Design Exp, Recharge eAWD R-Design, T8 eAWD Polestar Engineered ER, Recharge eAWD R-Design Black Ed., Recharge eAWD Inscription, Recharge eAWD R-Design Exp ER, Recharge eAWD Inscription ER, T8 eAWD Polestar Engineered

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

288 hp @ 3800 rpm

Torque:

310 foot-lbs @ 1450 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.071 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

400 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

472 foot-lbs @ 2200 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.090 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

25 / 33 / 28

Range (city/hwy):

287 / 372 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity, Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

28 / 33 / 30

Range (city/hwy):

467 / 547 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity, Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Not yet available

Pedestrian Detection:

Not yet available

Lane Departure Warning:

Not yet available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Not yet available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Not yet available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Not yet available

360-Degree Camera:

Not yet available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Not yet available

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.7 inches

Front Leg Room:

42 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.6 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.6 inches

Cargo Space:

9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

94.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.4 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.2 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.5 inches

Cargo Space:

11.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

93.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4039 lbs

Width:

81.4 inches

Height:

56.9 inches

Length:

185.7 inches

Wheelbase:

112.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4447 lbs

Width:

80.3 inches

Height:

56.6 inches

Length:

187.4 inches

Wheelbase:

113.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.6 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

225/45R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

235/45R18