Car Battle: 2011 BMW X3 versus 2011 Volvo XC60

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Car Battle: 2011 BMW X3 versus Volvo XC60

2011 BMW X3

BMW X3 is a great mixture of performance, and performance and style. Its distinctive makes the coupe stand out of the and makes it as attractive as a magnet. The crossover is compact and looks classy.

It comes caked in the day BMW style and rolls on the roads utmost panache. The coupe a generous legroom and headroom for a ride.

2011 Volvo

2011 Volvo XC60 has claimed to be the safest Volvo produced by the Swedish automaker. The is a symbol of luxury and unfurls a performance. The crossover has been in luxury and will make the ride is fun. The curvy has been given an aggressive and modern interiors.

Safety has been given importance and its ‘City Safety’ that keeps low speed at bay is worth noticing. It has a range of wedged inside, which entertain travelers and bow down to all connectivity demands.


a) Engine

2011 BMW X3: The awe-amazing BMW X3 35i comes fitted with a oriented N55 turbocharged 3.0 liter six engine. The 28i also comes with a 3.0 liter mill, will be just a little powerful than 35i. the engine will pump a lot of and make BMW X3 a ride to be remembered.

35i and 28i will have an all new eight-speed transmission along with shift function.

2011 XC60: 2011 Volvo will be made available in different flavors namely 3.2 R-Design, T6 and T6 R-Design. The 3.2 and 3.2 R-Design will be wedged with a 6-cylinder engine that make it a power-packed ride. The all drive will boast of an transmission. On the other hand, the T6 and T6 trims will have a 6-cylinder engine.

It will be an all-wheel drive with an transmission.

Winner: 2011 XC60

b) Power torque

2011 BMW X3: BMW X3 sprinkles power and will an adrenaline rush every the paddle is pressed. The car can pump a measuring 240 and 300 at 6600 rpm and 5800 respectively. It can easily come up a torque of 221 lb-ft and 300 lb-ft at rpm and 1300 rpm, respectively.

Volvo XC60: 2011 XC60 comes with two choices. The base engine, 3.2 V6, can come up with a horsepower of 240 and a torque measuring 236 lb-ft. On the hand, the T6 turbocharged engine make the car more powerful 300 horsepower and a torque of 325 lb-ft.

Winner: 2011 Volvo

c) Top speed 0-60mph sprint, to weight ratio

2011 BMW X3: The BMW X3 can jump from zero to 60 mph in as as 5.5 seconds. The car can touch a top speed of 150 mph and talk speed.

2011 XC60: The 2011 Volvo can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 6.9 seconds and boasts of a top speed 130 mph.

Winner: 2011 BMW X3

d) economy

2011 BMW X3: The x35i deliver a fuel efficiency of 19 mpg mpg on the highway.

2011 Volvo 2011 Volvo XC60 grace your lives a fuel efficiency of 18.6 per gallon.

Winner: 2011 BMW X3

e) CO2 Emission

BMW X3: The 2011 BMW X3 produces a CO2 emission of 149 and has an average fuel consumption of 5.6 km.

2011 Volvo XC60: Volvo XC60 has a CO2 emission of 179 or 187 for manual or auto, respectively.

2011 Volvo XC60


2011 BMW X3: The base price for X3 is $36,750 and that for X3 xDrive35i is

2011 Volvo XC60: XC60 come stashed a price tag of $32,900, $38,600, and $42,150 for trims 3.2, 3.2 T6 and T6 R-Design, respectively.

Winner: Keeping in mind the base price for Volvo 3.2 is $32,900, the winner is 2011 XC60.


Comparing a BMW and is not easy as both have own style and unique traits. Volvo XC60 is little superior when compared to BMW X3, which doesn’t mean BMW is no good. Volvo wins by a margin and outpaces BMW this

Winner: The winner of this car for all the good reasons is 2011 XC60.

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