Volvo XC60 2013 vs BMW X3 2014

Volvo XC60
2013 - 2017
2014 - 2017
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 2.0 Petrol2.0 Petrol


Power: 240 HP184 HP
Torque: 320 NM270 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 8.1 seconds8.2 seconds
Volvo XC60 engine produces 56 HP more power than BMW X3, whereas torque is 50 NM more than BMW X3. Thanks to more power Volvo XC60 reaches 100 km/h speed 0.1 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 8.57.0
The BMW X3 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
Volvo XC60 consumes 1.5 litres more fuel per 100 km than the BMW X3, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Volvo XC60 could require 225 litres more fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 70 litres67 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 820 km in combined cycle950 km in combined cycle
1020 km on highway1110 km on highway
BMW X3 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)Rear wheel drive (RWD)


Length: 4.64 m4.66 m
Width: 1.89 m1.88 m
Height: 1.71 m1.66 m
Volvo XC60 is 1 cm shorter than the BMW X3, 1 cm wider, while the height of Volvo XC60 is 5 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 495 litres550 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1455 litres1600 litres
BMW X3 has more luggage space.
Volvo XC60 has 55 litres less trunk space than the BMW X3. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in BMW X3 (by 145 litres).
Turning diameter: 11.7 meters11.9 meters
The turning circle of the Volvo XC60 is 0.2 metres less than that of the BMW X3.
Gross weight (kg): 2`2702`270
Safety: no datano data
above average

below average
Volvo XC60 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data BMW X3 has serious deffects in 45 percent more cases than Volvo XC60, so Volvo XC60 quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 16 00020 600
Pros and Cons: Volvo XC60 has
  • more power
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
BMW X3 has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
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