Volvo XC60 vs BMW X3

The search for your new luxury SUV has just gotten easier. The 2019 Volvo XC90 and the 2019 BMW X3 are two popular options for drivers near the Boston, MA area. To help you determine which SUV is equipped to accommodate your daily drive, the experts at 128 Volvo have created the following comparison page. Continue reading to learn more, or contact our dealership directly by calling (877) 462-2050.

For the purposes of this comparison, we will be taking a closer look at the 2019 Volvo XC60 R-Design, starting at $46,650 MSRP, and the 2019 BMW X3 xDrive30i, starting at $43,000 MSRP.

Interior and Exterior

Your new luxury SUV should provide the design and premium interior that meets your standards. Only the 2019 Volvo XC60 has Nubuck leather upholstery and a hands-free tailgate. The XC60 even has LED headlights, compared to the BMW X3, which only includes halogen headlights. Additional interior and exterior design features you can expect with the Volvo XC60 include:

  • 19-in. wheels
  • Panoramic moonroof with power sunshade
  • Leather-trimmed steering wheel
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Memory function for driver's seat
  • Sport seat padding
Volvo XC60 light interior

Performance and Capability

Do you want the capability of an SUV with the nimble handling of a sedan? When it comes to performance, both the Volvo XC60 and BMW X3 offer similar engine options, however the XC60 offers slightly more horsepower. The 2019 XC60 also includes an eight-speed Geartronic automatic transmission, drive mode settings, and a sport-tuned chassis. Additional engine specs for both models include:

2019 Volvo XC60
2019 Volvo XC60VS2019 BMW X3
2.0L I4 T5Engine2.0L I4
250 HPHorsepower248 HP
258 lb.-ft.Torque258 lb.-ft.
29MPG Highway29

Safety and Technology

While you'll find notable features with both the 2019 XC60 and 2019 BMW X3, our experts agree that the XC60 has the longest list of advanced features. The Volvo XC60 includes a 12.3-in. digital driver display, a feature completely unavailable with the BMW X3. The Volvo XC60 also includes key features such as a navigation system, another feature not included with the BMW X3. Additional safety and technology features with the Volvo XC60 include the following:

  • Oncoming Lane Mitigations
  • Park Assist Pilot
  • Volvo On Call with smartphone integration
  • Blind Spot Information System
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Navigation
  • Harman Kardon audio system
Volvo Safety Features

Schedule a Volvo XC60 Test Drive near Boston, MA

Have you determined the 2019 Volvo XC60 is the luxury SUV you want to upgrade your daily drive with? Take a moment to browse the online inventory at 128 Volvo near Boston, MA to find the new XC60 model for you. Schedule a test drive by calling our Volvo dealership at (877) 462-2050.

Volvo XC60 driving through intersection
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