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BMW 3 Series Vs Volvo S60 Cross Country Vs Fiat Linea comparison

BMW 3 Series Price
  • Fiat Linea
Fiat Linea Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 44.27 Lakh
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₹ 7.16 Lakh
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BMW 3 Series Vs Volvo S60 Cross Country Vs Fiat Linea Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs S60 Cross Country Vs Linea on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

3 Series Vs S60 Cross Country Vs Linea – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol BMW 3 Series in New Delhi starts at ₹ 41.7 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 48.5 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the BMW 3 Series costs ₹ 42.1 Lakh, whereas the BMW 3 Series Diesel top-end costs ₹ 47.5 Lakh. On the other hand, Fiat Linea price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 7.16 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 9.98 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the Fiat Linea costs ₹ 8.62 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of Fiat Linea comes with a price tag of ₹ 9.91 Lakh Lastly, the Diesel Volvo S60 Cross Country starts at ₹ 44.27 Lakh.

SummaryBMW 3 SeriesVolvo S60 Cross CountryFiat Linea
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 44.27 Lakh₹ 7.16 Lakh
Body TypeSedanCrossoverSedan
Mileage16.13 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl14.90 Kmpl
Power255 bhp190 bhp112 bhp
Engine1998 CC2400 CC1368 CC
Fuel TypePetrolDieselPetrol

3 Series Vs S60 Cross Country Vs Linea – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW 3 Series base Petrol engine returns 16 Kmpl, whereas the base diesel returns 20 Kmpl. The Fiat Linea base Petrol returns 14 Kmpl, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 21 Kmpl of fuel efficiency. The Volvo S60 Cross Country Diesel basic model, on the other hand, gives 20 Kmpl.

3 Series Vs S60 Cross Country Vs Linea – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW 3 Series gets 255 bhp Petrol engine and 188 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the Fiat Linea comes in 2 Petrol 112, 123 bhp engines and 92 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the Volvo S60 Cross Country is offered in 190 bhp Diesel engine.


Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol EngineFive-Cylinder Turbo Charged Diesel 1.4L T-JET ,DOHC
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC2400 CC1368 CC
No Of Cylinder 454
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm190 bhp@4000 rpm112 bhp@5000 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm420 Nm@1500-3000 rpm207 Nm@2200 rpm
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A


Length 4633 mm4637 mm4596 mm
Width 1811 mm1866 mm1730 mm
Height 1429 mm1539 mm1487 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2774 mm2603 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm201 mm185 mm
Boot Space 480 L380 L500 L
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1776 Kg1220 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 Kg2230 KgN/A
Front Track 1544 mm1619 mmN/A
Rear Track 1583 mm1577 mmN/A
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 m5.65 m5.40 m
No. Of Doors 444
Seating Capacity 555


No. of gears AutomaticAutomatic5
Clutch Type N/AN/AN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsSteel Wheel With Full Wheel Cover
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless RadialTubeless
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18235/40 R18195/60 R15
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18235/40 R18195/60 R15

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscSolid Disc


Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleMacPherson StrutIndependent Wheel, Helical Coil Springs, Double Acting Telescopic Dampers And Stabiliser Bar
Rear Suspension Five-ArmMulti-LinkTorsion Beam,Helical Coil Springs Double Acting Telescopic Dampers And Stabiliser Bar

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/A11.20 Kmpl
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 16.13 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl14.90 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.067.545.0


Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringElectric Power SteeringHydraulic Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering


Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 seconds7.6 secondsN/A
Max Speed 250210N/A

Safety & Security

Passenger Airbagsticktickcross
Side Airbagsticktickcross
Electronic Brakeforce Distributionticktickcross
Brake Assistticktickcross
Hill Assistticktickcross
Electronic Stability Programticktickcross
Tractional Controlticktickcross
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampstickticktick
Cornering Lightsticktickcross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosscrosscross
Rain Sensing Wipersticktickcross
Headlight Washerscrosscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Lateral Parkingtick--
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick--
Tyre Pressure Indicatortick--
ASR (Anti Slip Regulation)-cross-
Curtain Airbags at Front and Rear-cross-
EDS (Electronic Differential Lock)-cross-
Electromechanical parking brake with Auto Hold Function-cross-
HBA (Hill Brake Assist-cross-
HHC (Hill Hold Control)-cross-
MKB (Multi Collision Brake)-cross-
Prefill (Hydraulic braking system readiness)-cross-

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControlAutomatic Climate Controltick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt
Steering Mounted Audioticktickcross
Paddle Shiftticktickcross
Cruise Controlticktickcross
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensorticktickcross
Rear Parking Cameraticktickcross
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickticktick
Push Start Stop Buttonticktickcross
Height Adjustable Driver Seatticktickcross
Lumbar Supportticktickcross
Front Armrestticktickcross
Rear Armresttickticktick
UpholsteryLeather DakotaSport LeatherFabric
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controlticktickcross
Launch Control Functiontick--
Heat Protection Glazingtick--
Emergency Spare Wheeltick--
Front Passenger Seat with Programmable Memory Functions-cross-
Panoramic Electric Sunroof with Bounce-Back System-cross-
Sport Seats with Integrated Headrests-cross-


Light TypeLEDXenonDual Parabola Headlamps
Front Fog Lampstickticktick
Rear Fog Lampstickticktick
LED Daytime Running Lamp-cross-

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationticktickcross
Apple CarPlaytick--
Wireless Charger-cross-


Music Systemtickticktick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Internal Memorycrosstickcross
USB Supportticktickcross
Bluetooth Supportticktickcross
Hi-Fi loudspeaker systemtick--


Expert Reviews

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