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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Ford Taurus?

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BMW 3-Series Ford Taurus

3 reasons to buy BMW 3-Series

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 8.60 sec. 1 sec.
More top speed 143 mph vs 131 mph 12 mph
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 480 liters 8% or 40 liters

4 reasons to buy Ford Taurus

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 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

203 bhp vs 181 bhp

147 kw. vs

11% or 22 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Other specs
Less weight 1525 kg vs 1540 kg 1% or 15 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Ford Taurus

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 2967 cm3 33% or 970 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4824 mm vs 5020 mm 4% or 196 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1855 mm 9% or 192 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1420 mm 6% or 88 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2920 mm vs 2755 mm 6% or 165 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)