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2014 BMW 328d vs. 2015 Volvo S60 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 328d than the Volvo S60. The BMW 328d will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volvo S60.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 328d as you will with the Volvo S60, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the BMW 328d or the Volvo S60, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW 328d and the Volvo S60 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 328d is much slimmer than the Volvo S60, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the BMW 328d takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo S60.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the BMW 328d doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volvo S60.

Handling
The BMW 328d has about the same turning radius as the Volvo S60, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 328d is significantly less powerful than the Volvo S60. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 328d and the Volvo S60. The BMW 328d has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Volvo S60.

Warranty
The BMW 328d comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo S60.

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2014 BMW
328d

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MSRP*: $38,600 - $40,600

2015 Volvo
S60

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MSRP*: $33,300 - $45,700
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City MPG: 31 - 32 19 - 25
Highway MPG: 43 - 45 28 - 37
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, Inline-5, Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $35,510 - $37,350 $31,302 - $42,958

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