The BMW has by 108 hp more horsepower than Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual. The BMW 5-Series E60 Touring E61 will be distinctly quicker accelerate thanks to grater power. Also overtaking other vehicles should be much more easier for a car equipped with more powerful engine.
The BMW 5-Series E60 Touring E61 530 Xi 258HP manual 4x4 has 25 percent more torque when compared to the Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual. Even though the vast majority of people do not take into consideration the maximum torque when buying a vehicle, it describes the best how a car acclerates. As far as these two vehicles are cars the difference is relevant thus the BMW 5-Series E60 will deliver you better feeling of driving.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The BMW 5-Series E60 accelerates to 100k\h
faster in relation to the Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual. A significant difference in
acceleration in favor of the BMW 5-Series E60 Touring E61 will allow him to overtake much
faster and avoid other obstacles.
The maximum velocity of the BMW 5-Series E60 is greater in relation to this of the Volvo by 20, which allows the BMW 5-Series E60 to overcome faster large stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 20 % is little and will be negligible in everyday driving.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the BMW which can hold 2 % more fuel in relation to the Volvo V60 Estate. The average fuel tank capacity in the executive class, which is represented by the BMW 5-Series E60 Touring E61, amounts to 71 l, whereas in E class (represented by the Volvo) it is 71 liters.
BMW 5-Series E60 Touring E61 has 119 mm longer wheelbase when compared to the Volvo V60. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also gives more storage space. But, vehicles with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The BMW 5-Series E60 has 88 percent greater engine capacity than the Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual. The difference is relatively substantia. As a result the BMW 5-Series E60 Touring E61 should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher top speed. On the other hand bigger cubic capacity usually affects worst fuel economy.
The BMW 5-Series E60 Touring E61 is 5 % longer in comparison to the Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual. The length of the vehicle plays a role when it comes to travelling comfort and room in the boot. The BMW 5-Series E60 Touring E61 probably will be offering to it's users more room for legs. At the same time the BMW 5-Series E60 will be better driven ,however, the Volvo V60 will be a little easier for parking due to shorter length .