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What is Better Audi Q7 or BMW Z3?

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11 reasons to buy Audi Q7

Engine and transmission
More torque 360 nM vs 350 nM 3% or 10 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 22.2 mpg vs 25.4 mpg 14% or 3.2 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 28.82 mpg vs 35.81 mpg 24% or 6.99 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.9 mpg vs 17 mpg 7% or 1.1 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 100 liters vs 51 liters 49% or 49 liters
More maximum allowable weight 3030 kg vs 1660 kg 45% or 1370 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 795 kg vs 285 kg 64% or 510 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 50 kg 50% or 50 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 2 5

5 reasons to buy BMW Z3

Engine and transmission
More engine power

325 bhp vs 280 bhp

239 kw. vs 206 kw.

14% or 45 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.3 sec. vs 8.5 sec. 3.2 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 143 mph 12 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 167 g/mile vs 189 g/mile 13% or 22 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1450 kg vs 2235 kg 54% or 785 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Audi Q7 vs. BMW Z3

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 7400 RPM 16% or 1200 less rpms.
Engine capacity 3597 cm3 vs 3246 cm3 10% or 351 cm3 more
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 5086 mm vs 4025 mm 21% or 1061 mm shorter
Width 1983 mm vs 1740 mm 12% or 243 mm wider
Height 1737 mm vs 1287 mm 26% or 450 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 3002 mm vs 2459 mm 18% or 543 mm more
Front tires size 255/55 R18 vs 225/45 ZR17
Rear tires size 255/55 R18 vs 245/40 ZR17
Spare wheel Compact vs 245/40 ZR17
Type of wheels 18" alloy wheels vs F)7.5JX17 R)9JX17
Style of wheels 5 parallel spokes vs alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)