Compare 2017 Volvo XC60 vs BMW X3

2017 Volvo XC60 vs 2017 BMW X3
2017 Volvo XC60 2017 BMW X3
FUEL ECONOMY (CITY/HWY)
  23/30 mpg 21/28 mpg
FRONT LEG ROOM (IN.)
  41.2 39.9
CARGO CAPACITY, ALL SEATS IN PLACE
  30.8 cu.ft. 27.6 cu.ft.

2017 Volvo XC60 vs 2017 BMW X3

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If you've been on the hunt for a luxury SUV, you may have discovered that there are several great options on the market today, and the decision can be overwhelming, to say the least. Two of the top luxury SUV picks for any prospective car owner include the 2017 Volvo XC60 and the BMW X3. As far as luxury, comfort, and sophistication go, look no further. The BMW X3 is a staple in luxury SUV’s while the Volvo XC60 provides the most desirable features at a remarkable price point. Both vehicles are great options for comfortable family road trips and they both provide ample cargo space as compared to similar SUV’s, but how do they stack up against each other?

Interior Comfort

In terms of luxurious comfort, the Volvo XC60 spaciously seats five passengers and provides heating for the front and outer rear seats. Sit back and get comfortable in Volvo’s all-leather sports seating with lumbar and side support as compared to the bucket seats that come standard with the BMW X3. The BMW also seats five, but don’t expect a heated seat on frosty winter mornings without paying extra. Both vehicles feature three-split 40/20/40 rear seats and fully adjustable power-front seats for the ultimate customization settings. As an added bonus, the 2017 Volvo XC60 comes with a heated option for the steering wheel, a feature not included in any of the BMW X3’s trims.

Technology And Features

The BMW X3 comes with a 7-inch LCD monitor, Bluetooth hands-free audio and calling, and USB audio connection, but BMW charges extra for the premium features in the X3 that come automatically with the 2017 Volvo XC60. Remote start, in-car apps, and a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot all come with the standard Volvo package, not to mention the coveted backup cam and full-color touchscreen LCD with the Sensus infotainment system at your fingertips. For the features you want standard in a luxury SUV, the Volvo XC60 stands out as one of the most competitive choices.

Overall Value

As far as technology and luxurious comfort are concerned, the specifications speak for themselves. With the 2017 Volvo XC60, You get a sleek, comfortable, sporty and smooth ride from start to finish for thousands of dollars less than similar or inferior features with the BMW X3, all with Volvo’s world-class safety ratings to back them up- A point not rivaled by BMW in any regard.


To unearth the benefits of owning a Volvo XC60 and see how it truly matches up against the BMW X3, visit your nearest Volvo dealer today to take a test drive and discover that brand name does not always equal a superior and better quality product.

* Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

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