Main theme: BMW 3 Series vs. Volvo S60

The BMW 3 Series and Volvo S60 are luxury compact sports sedans that match up closely on paper. But there’s more to a car than just its specifications. That’s why we put every car, SUV, and truck we buy through an intense battery of tests. And we learned a lot about these sedans by also living with them. Our panel discusses why people buy luxury compact sports sedans, how these two match up, and which one they would buy with their own money.

Audience Questions:

  • Is the 2019 Toyota RAV4 interior smaller than in the previous generation?
  • Should a viewer who leases a Volkswagen eGolf keep the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid on his consideration list?
  • Would all-weather tires be a good choice for a Southern Californian who also likes to drive where it snows?
  • Will Volkswagen diesels ever be forced off American roads?
Panelists Gabe Shenhar, Jon Linkov, and Ryan Pszczolkowski
Panelists: Gabe Shenhar, Jon Linkov, and Ryan Pszczolkowski

As with other “Talking Cars” episodes, this one is available free through Apple Podcasts. (Subscribe to the audio or video.) You’ll also find the audio on Spotify (log-in required) and video on YouTube.

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• Honda Extends Civic and CR-V Warranty, episode 205
• Tesla’s Updated Navigate on Autopilot, episode 204
• Toyota Supra and BMW Z4, episode 203
• All Questions: Tires, Oil Changes, episode 202


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