Comparison - BMW 3 Series 330i xDrive 2018 - vs - Volvo S60 T6 Inscription 2019

General

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
42,250
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
$
47,400
Updated: 
15 Jul 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.80gals
15.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Osmium Grey Metallic
#627C8B
Pine Grey Metallic
#393B37
Denim Blue Metallic
#40454E
Fusion Red Metallic
#C53D3D
Pebble, Grey Metallic
#938E88
Birch Light Metallic
#DADADA
Crystal White Metallic
#FFFFFF
Black Stone
#000000

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 BMW 3-Series makes its strongest case in performance for luxury compact buyers’ attentions.

Pros
Classic look
Wide number of powertrains
Plenty of body styles (wagon!)
Great turbo-4 and 8-speed auto

Cons
Gets expensive, almost unnecessarily
Dated interior
Spartan base model
Competitors have caught up, or even passed the 3-Series

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 BMW 3 Series should make the short list for shoppers seeking a compact luxury sport sedan. Whether enjoying its blend of features and refinement or pushing its smooth power and sharp handling to the limit, you'll be impressed.

PROS
Balances sharp handling with a ride quality that won't beat you up
Engine choices offer power, smoothness and fuel efficiency
Interior is upscale and spacious, with logical, easy-to-use controls

CONS
Storage for small personal items is limited
Base 320i model offers limited feature availability

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 BMW 3-Series ranked #8 in Luxury Small Cars. Currently the BMW 3-Series has a score of 8.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 50 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Comfortable, spacious seats
Robust available engines
Handling blends agility with comfort

Cons
Few standard features
Options quickly increase price
Uninspiring standard engine

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Volvo S60 should give the "default" German choices a real run for the money.

Pros
Son of S90 style
Promise of good performance
Sedate interior
Lots of safety gear

Cons
Market has moved toward crossover SUVs
Is it too much like the S90?
Care by Volvo subscription off to a rocky start
Polestar Engineered not on T5, T6

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fully redesigned for 2019

Pros
Appealing powertrain lineup including a high-performance plug-in hybrid
Long list of standard and available safety equipment

Cons
Interior user interface may be difficult to learn

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
23.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
33.00mpg
32.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
258ft-lbs
at 1 450rpm
295ft-lbs
at 2 200rpm
Horsepower: 
248hp
at 5 200rpm
316hp
at 5 700rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
no
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
no
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
no
Rear View Camera: 
no
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Cooled Storage Compartment
Sun Sensor
Extended Cabin Heating yes
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Cooled Storage Compartment
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.80in
187.40in
Width: 
71.30in
Height: 
56.50in
56.60in
Wheel Base: 
110.60in
113.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.30
37.40
Rear Head Room: 
37.70
37.20
Front Leg Room: 
42.00in
42.30in
Rear leg room: 
35.10in
35.20in
Front Hip Room: 
55.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.10in
56.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
53.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.10in
54.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
13.00cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
11.60cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3706.00lbs
3907.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
no
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
no
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
no
Front Seats Features: 
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
2 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Leatherette
2 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Four Zone Climate Control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(s)
205 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
9 Total Speakers
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
13 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.5
18 X 8.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Run Flat Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
no
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
no
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Emergency Braking Preparation
Brake Drying
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Cornering Lights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Rear Folding Headrests
Pre-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Shadow Sport Edition
Driving Assistance Package
Premium Package
Executive Package
Luxury Package
Track Handling Package
M Sport Package
Convenience Package
Advanced Package
Exterior Options: 
18" Double-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels W/Mixed Performance Tires
18" Double-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels W/All-Season Tires
18" Star-Spoke Wheels W/All-Season Tires
18" Bi-Color Jet Black Double-Spoke Wheels W/All-Season Tires
18" Star-Spoke Wheels W/Mixed Summer Tires
18" Bi-Color Jet Black Double-Spoke Wheels W/Mixed Performance Tires
18" V-Spoke Orbit Grey Light Alloy Wheels W/Mixed Performance Non-Runflat Tires
Moonroof Deletion
19" Inscription Wheels
Interior Options: 
Apple CarPlay Compatibility
Rear Manual Side Window Shades
Heated Steering Wheel
Navigation System W/Touchpad
Non Sport Seats For Luxury Package
Heated Front Seats
Wireless Charging
Active Cruise Control
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
Heated Rear Seats
Charcoal Headliner
Linear Lime Deco Inlay
Nappa Leather W/Massage And Ventilated Front Seats
Heated Rear Seats & Steering Wheel
Bowers & Wilkins Premium Sound

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Blond, premium leather
#D0CFCD
Blond, leather
#D0CFCD
Charcoal, premium leather
#2D2D2F
Maroon Brown, premium leather
#645552
Charcoal, leather
#2D2D2F
Amber, premium leather
#855E45
Amber, leather
#86634D
Maroon Brown, leather
#645552