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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Audi RS3?

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BMW 3-Series Audi RS3

3 reasons to buy BMW 3-Series

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 132 g/mile 39% or 37 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 302 liters 42% or 218 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1540 kg vs 1550 kg 1% or 10 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

7 reasons to buy Audi RS3

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

340 bhp vs 181 bhp

247 kw. vs

47% or 159 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.60 sec. vs 7.6 sec. 3 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 143 mph 12 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 31.01 mpg vs 39.33 mpg 27% or 8.32 mpg
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.70 meters vs 11 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Audi RS3

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 2480 cm3 19% or 483 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 7 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4824 mm vs 4302 mm 11% or 522 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1794 mm 12% or 253 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1402 mm 7% or 106 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2920 mm vs 2578 mm 12% or 342 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)