The horsepower is a something that majority of drivers pay the greatest attention to. In this comparison, it is the BMW that has by 2 percent horsepower more in relation to the Volvo, which makes this car somewhat faster. Thanks to more horsepower the BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11 will also give slightly more flexiblility in specific gears.
The BMW burns up 1.8 l fewer fuel in the mixed cycle in comparison to the Volvo V70 III Estate. The difference in the amount of 27 % will be quite perceptible in day-to-day usage of the car. In the long period of time it would allow you to make a considerable reduction of costs.
Thanks to 141 newton meters more torque, the engine of the BMW does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Volvo V70 III Estate. This, in turn, have relevant effects on acceleration.
The fuel consumption in city traffic is considerably to the BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11's advantage. This automobile burns 2.6 l less diesel in built up area in comparison to the Volvo V70 III. Better fuel econumy equals less fuel cost passed on you.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Volvo V70 III speeds up relatively slower compared with the BMW 5-Series F10. The
difference in the amount of
0.4 s is
quite little and it should
not be vitally taken into
as important when selecting the better one of these two
The maximum speed of the BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11 520d 184HP manual is greater as compared to this of the Volvo V70 III which allows to drive the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 12 kilometers per hour is not big and is imperceptible in everyday driving.
The BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11 has 153 mm longer wheelbase in relation to Volvo V70 III Estate 1.6 T4 180HP manual. Thanks to this the BMW is safer and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable traveling.
The BMW 5-Series F10 has 397 cubic centimeters bigger cubic capacity in relation to the Volvo V70 III. For the reason that the difference is not big, the BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11 520d 184HP manual should accelerate only slightly dynamically, of course assuming that other paramerters are equal.
Gross trailer weight
The BMW 5-Series F10 is 84 millimeters longer in relation to the Volvo V70 III Estate 1.6 T4 180HP manual. The length of the vehicle is significant in terms of travelling comfort and room in the trunk. The BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11 preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11 520d 184HP manual will be better driven ,however, the Volvo will be a bit easier to park because of shorter length .
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Volvo V70 III Estate started to be manufactured only 3 years before the BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11, the gap between technology used in both cars shouldn’t be really big, however, the BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11 520d 184HP manual might have a bit more modern solutions applied in it.