The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Volvo S80 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volvo S80.
The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Volvo S80, making it more convenient to drive.
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). The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo S80. 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 ActiveHybrid 3 and the Volvo S80 have similar Destination Charges.
Since the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 is much slimmer than the Volvo S80, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 is slightly shorter than the Volvo S80, which may make it easier to park.
With its lower torque, the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volvo S80.
The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 has a smaller turning radius than the Volvo S80, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 and the Volvo S80.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 and the Volvo S80. The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 has significantly less cargo room than the Volvo S80, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo S80.
Compare the 2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 3 and the 2014 Volvo S80.
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MSRP*: $39,900 - $48,150
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $1,500|
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|City MPG:||25||18 - 20|
|Highway MPG:||33||25 - 29|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$45,680||$37,506 - $45,261|
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