Volvo 940 1990 vs BMW 5 series 1988

 
Volvo 940
1990 - 1991
BMW 5 series
1988 - 1991
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 2.4 Diesel2.4 Diesel

Performance

Power: 109 HP116 HP
Torque: 205 NM220 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12 seconds13 seconds
Volvo 940 engine produces 7 HP less power than BMW 5 series, whereas torque is 15 NM less than BMW 5 series. Despite less power, Volvo 940 reaches 100 km/h speed 1 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.67.1
The BMW 5 series is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
Volvo 940 consumes 0.5 litres more fuel per 100 km than the BMW 5 series, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Volvo 940 could require 75 litres more fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 60 litres80 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 780 km in combined cycle1120 km in combined cycle
BMW 5 series gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Dimensions

Length: 4.87 m4.72 m
Width: 1.75 m1.75 m
Height: 1.41 m1.41 m
Volvo 940 is 15 cm longer than the BMW 5 series, width is practically the same also the height of the cars does not differ significantly.
Trunk capacity: 470 litres460 litres
Volvo 940 has 10 litres more trunk space than the BMW 5 series.
Turning diameter: 9.9 meters11 meters
The turning circle of the Volvo 940 is 1.1 metres less than that of the BMW 5 series, which means Volvo 940 can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): no data1`990
Safety: no datano data
Quality:
above average

above average
Average price (€): 18003200
Rating in user reviews: 8.9/10 8.2/10
Pros and Cons: Volvo 940 has
  • more dynamic
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
  • higher ratings in user reviews
  • lower price
BMW 5 sērija has
  • more power
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
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