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2014 BMW Z4 vs. 2013 Volvo C70 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW Z4 and the Volvo C70 in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Volvo C70 you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the BMW Z4, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). The BMW Z4 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Volvo C70, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 Z4 and the Volvo C70 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW Z4 is much slimmer than the Volvo C70, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW Z4, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volvo C70.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW Z4 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Volvo C70.

Handling
The BMW Z4 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Volvo C70, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW Z4 is somewhat more powerful than the Volvo C70.

Utility
The BMW Z4 has less seating than the Volvo C70, making the Volvo C70 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW Z4 has significantly less cargo room than the Volvo C70, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The BMW Z4 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo C70.


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2014 BMW
Z4

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MSRP*: $48,950 - $65,800
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2013 Volvo
C70

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MSRP*: $41,200 - $45,000
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $4,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.19% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.12% --
City MPG: 17 - 22 19
Highway MPG: 24 - 34 --
Engine(s): Inline-4, Inline-6 Inline-5
Seating Capacity: 2 - 2 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Not Tested Good
Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $45,035 - $60,535 $38,728 - $42,300

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