The BMW has by 108 horsepowers more horsepower compared to Volvo V60. The BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11 will be distinctly more dynamically speed up thanks to bigger power. Also passing obstacles like TIRs or buses while driving should be much more easier for the BMW equipped with more powerful motor.
The BMW 5-Series F10 uses 17 percent fewer in the combined cycle when compared to the Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual. The difference at the level of 1.1 l is not significant. However in the long run it would allow you to make a substantial cost reduction.
The difference at the level of 321 newton meters is really big. It results from the fact that both cars have various types of engine. Whereas the BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11 has a diesel engine, the Volvo has a petrol engine.
The fuel economy in city traffic is considerably to the BMW 5-Series F10's advantage. This vehicle consumes 21 % fewer fuel in city traffic in relation to the Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual. Better fuel econumy means an increase in cruising range.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
If a dynamic driving is what you realy like, the BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11 530d 258HP automatic 4x4 will appeal to you as it’s
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The top speed possible to be reached by the BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11 530d 258HP automatic 4x4 is greater as compared to this of the Volvo which allows to cover the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 40 kilometers per hour is small and is imperceptible in daily driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A wider range as well as a lower number of revolutions at which the maximum torque is reached determines an engine’s effectiveness and dynamism. However, in order to eliminate engines drawbacks like e.g. turbo lug, it is always good to check a torque performance graph.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the BMW 5-Series F10 which can carry 2 % more fuel in relation to the Volvo. The average fuel container size in the upper middle class, from which the BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11 comes from, is 71 l, whereas in upper middle class (represented by the Volvo V60 Estate) it is 71 l.
The wheelbase of a vehicle equals the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to more desirable vehicle's weight distribution. BMW 5-Series F10 has 7 percent longer wheelbase distance when compared to Volvo. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of BMW should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11 530d 258HP automatic 4x4 has 1,395 cc larger engine capacity in comparison to the Volvo V60 Estate. The difference is relatively substantia. For this reason the BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11 530d 258HP automatic 4x4 should accelerate faster and be able to achieve higher top speed. On the other hand greater engine capacity affects worst fuel consumption.
The BMW 5-Series F10 Touring F11 530d 258HP automatic 4x4 is 6 percent longer in comparison to the Volvo V60 Estate. Long vehicles more of passenger space and in most cases have bigger trunk. Although the BMW seems to be better choice for families or drivers who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance driving, the Volvo V60 Estate may be more appropriate to the young because it will not make problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
If you are a tall man or you carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the BMW, which is by 3 mm higher than the Volvo V60 Estate 1.6 T3 150HP manual, is appropriate choice for you. However, compared vehicles do not vary much in its height and it should not be much observable.
Automatic gearbox which is in the BMW 5-Series F10 in spite of having a few minuses offers much more better comfort of driving. After a long time spent at the steering wheel the driver is less exhausted. Also automatic puts less strain on the engine because of the factory settings of changing gears in specific revs range.