2020 Volvo XC60Features & Specs2020 BMX X3
250 HorsepowerStandard Engine Power248 Horsepower
18.8 GallonsFuel Capacity17.2 Gallons
8.5 in.Ground Clearance8.0 in.
29.7 cu. ft.Cargo Space28.7 cu. ft.

2020 Volvo XC60 vs 2020 BMW X3

Purchasing a new vehicle can be a very exciting process, yet stressful at the same exact time when there are so many fantastic options to think about. If you have been thinking about purchasing a luxury SUV, chances are you have been looking over the Volvo XC60 and the BMW X3. Both of these models have a lot to offer and we know that can make it hard to choose between them. We are here to make the decision easier by breaking down exactly what they have to offer from the powertrain options to the standard features and beyond. Keep reading to find your ideal luxury SUV!

2020 Volvo XC60 Power & Handling

Volvo powers the XC60 with one of three available engines all of which are matched to an eight-speed automatic transmission. No matter the trim level, drivers can pick any of the three engines for ideal customization! The first engine, the T5, is a turbo 2.0-liter 4-cylinder that produces 250 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The next engine, the T6, is also a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, this time turbo and supercharged, creating 316 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. The final engine options, the T8 eAWD Plug-in Hybrid, pairs the T6 engine with an electric motor and battery pack for 400 hp and 472 lb-ft of torque.

2020 BMX X3 Power & Handling

The BMW X3 can also be powered by one of three engine options and they are all mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. The first engine is a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 that generates 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The next engine is a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 that creates 355 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. The third and final engine option is a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged inline-6 that produces 503 horsepower and 442 lb-ft of torque.

2020 Volvo XC60 Features & Design

When it comes to trim levels, the XC60 is offered in four fantastic options! The base model, called the Momentum, comes outfitted with a host of standard features like a 10-speaker sound system, LED headlights, smartphone integration, a power liftgate, leather upholstery, a panoramic sunroof, 9-inch touchscreen interface, and tons of advanced safety features like City Safety! The upper trim levels add a Harman Kardon sound system, a 360-degree parking camera, Volvo's Pilot Assist, keyless entry, Brembo brakes, and a Bowers & Wilkins 15-speaker sound system.

2020 BMX X3 Features & Design

There are only three BMW X3 trim levels to choose from. The base model comes outfitted with features like a 10.2-inch touchscreen, 12-speaker sound system, navigation, and 10-way power seats up front. The upper trim levels don't add much in the way of features just all-wheel-drive, a panoramic moonroof, automatic high beams, launch control, and an adaptive sport suspension.


We think it is pretty easy to see, but in our opinion driving home in a 2020 Volvo XC60 is the best choice! Not only is there an additional trim level to choose from, but there is also a hybrid powertrain option too. And we can't get over the stellar sound system options that Volvo offers. If you are interested in learning more about the 2020 Volvo XC60 and where you can get your hands on one, stop by the dealership today!

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