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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Audi S3?

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BMW 3-Series Audi S3

2 reasons to buy BMW 3-Series

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 123 g/mile 29% or 28 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 281 liters 46% or 239 liters

7 reasons to buy Audi S3

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

265 bhp vs 181 bhp

192 kw. vs

32% or 84 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.70 sec. vs 7.6 sec. 1.9 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 143 mph 12 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 33.01 mpg vs 39.33 mpg 19% or 6.32 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1455 kg vs 1540 kg 6% or 85 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.70 meters vs 11 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Audi S3

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 1984 cm3 1% or 13 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4824 mm vs 4230 mm 12% or 594 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1765 mm 14% or 282 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1399 mm 7% or 109 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)