There are a lot of cars out there that are deserving of your attention when you are looking for the car of your dreams. We bet that the 2018 Volvo XC60 as well as the 2018 BMW X3 will easily form part of that list. When thinking of which between these two cars deserve to have a place inside your car garage, you have to consider a lot of factors. These pieces of information can be found in this comparison.

Design & Style

The 2018 Volvo XC60 is one of the cars that you will appreciate when it comes to design and style. Outside this car, you will see that the lines have been well-defined on its different components, from the headlights to the wheels. The grille design also provides the functions expected, without compromising the aesthetic value it gives. Inside it, you will love it for its modern appeal. The provision of a sunroof will not bother you at all too. Comfort has been highly considered by the car maker with a provision of ample legroom and headroom in it.

As for the 2018 BMW X3, you will definitely be wowed by its exterior. It has a cabin space that is spacious as well. One thing that you will be problematic about is the presence of knobs and buttons cluttering the dashboard. This has compromised the supposed lovable appeal of this car.

Technology & Safety

Car manufacturers, these days, have placed a lot of effort on technologies and safety features that make their car models even more attractive on the part of the end user. In the case of the 2018 Volvo XC60, you will appreciate the inclusion of a world-class Bowers and Wilkins audio system on top of its very reliable infotainment interface. Safety features like the Pilot Assist, forward collision warning, and blind spot monitoring are also very powerful and reliable aids in this car.

One of the things you will love among the host of technology and safety features in the 2018 BMW X3 is the useful navigation system in it. It may have been gifted with an iDrive system but this technology is not functioning the same way as expected.


In terms of power, you will appreciate the 2018 Volvo XC60 over that of the 2018 BMW X3. While both cars have been gifted with four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engines, the numbers for the XC60 are better over the X3 with a result of 258lb-ft of torque and 250 horsepower. The 240 horsepower for the BMW X3 makes it lag behind its Volvo counterpart.

The Bottom Line

With all the great attributes possessed by the 2018 Volvo XC60, you have seen that it is a better car to bring home with you when compared to the 2018 BMW X3.

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