The Volvo S60 D3 priced at Rs. 23.2 lakh will compete with the BMW 320d which starts at Rs. 24.40 lakh. Though the Volvo S60 has only a slight edge over the BMW 3-series in terms of price, the S60 offers more safety features than the Bimmer at a significantly low cost. For instance, the S60 D3 gets interior air quality system; laser assisted automatic braking for city safety, whiplash protection, active bending lights and dynamic stability traction control which the BMW sedan lacks. The S60 D3 motor out 31 bhp more power and 50 Nm more torque than the 320d engine. This will likely make the S60 have an edge over the 320d in terms of acceleration and top-end performance. The S60 also shines in terms of interior space, comfort and ride quality than the Bimmer. But, the 320d is a better handler than the S60. The S60 is an attractive package when compared with the present 3-series.
We are unable to provide you exact maintenance cost of Volvo S60. However, the maintenance cost of the car is higher than other luxury brands like Audi and BMW. And the company is not so old in the Indian market, the service network is poor.
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