The horsepower is a this thing that most of us look at first when buying a car. In this case it is the BMW which has by 108 more horsepower in comparison to the Volvo. As a result the BMW 5-Series F10 Gran Turismo F07 528i 258HP automatic is able to achieve higher speed. Due to more horsepower the BMW 5-Series F10 should also give seemingly better flexiblility in specific gears.
Due to 71 Nm greater torque, the engine of the BMW 5-Series F10 distinctly better transmits power to the wheels than the Volvo. This, in turn, have positive implications for a car's acceleration.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
If a fast driving is what you enjoy, the BMW 5-Series F10 will appeal to you because it’s
acceleration to 100 km/h is
the Volvo V60.
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the BMW 5-Series F10 is greater as compared to this of the Volvo V60 which allows to drive the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 45 km/h is small and is not realy noticable in daily use.
Distance between two sides of a car affects room in the cabin and also stability while driving. The width of the BMW 5-Series F10 Gran Turismo F07 is larger by 35 millimeters compared with the Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual and is not really important. The medium for the „upper middle” segment is 1,826 millimeters and is by 75 millimeters smaller than the width of the BMW 5-Series F10.
In the aspect of fuel tank size it is the BMW 5-Series F10 Gran Turismo F07 that can comprise 2 percent more fuel than the Volvo. The average fuel tank size in the E class, which is represented by the BMW 5-Series F10 Gran Turismo F07, is 71 liters, whereas in upper middle segment (represented by the Volvo V60 Estate) it amounts to 71 liters.
BMW has 11 percent longer wheelbase in relation to the Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. But, cars having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The engine displacement of the BMW 5-Series F10 is by 1,398 cubic centimeters larger than the Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual. In a consequence the Volvo will consume less fuel, but, the engine of the BMW will be of better performance, working more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
The BMW 5-Series F10 is 373 millimeters longer in relation to the Volvo V60. The length of the car is significant in respect of travelling comfort and room in the trunk. The BMW 5-Series F10 very likely will be offering to it's users more space for legs. At the same time the BMW 5-Series F10 will be better driven ,however, the Volvo V60 Estate will be a slightly easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of carrying massive amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 74 millimeters in favor of the BMW 5-Series F10 Gran Turismo F07 528i 258HP automatic is small and should not be really noticeable.
For those who opt for more functional use of a vehicle and don’t want to struggle with complications resulting from the manual transmission we recommend cars with automatic gearbox. For those who enjoy sporting driving a manual gearbox might be better as it gives a control of rmp range in which a gear is changed.