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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Mercedes-Benz GLK?

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BMW 3-Series Mercedes-Benz GLK

7 reasons to buy BMW 3-Series

Engine and transmission
More engine power

181 bhp vs 143 bhp

vs 104 kw.

21% or 38 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 10.30 sec. 2.7 sec.
More top speed 143 mph vs 121 mph 22 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.33 mpg vs 47.97 mpg 22% or 8.64 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 450 liters 13% or 70 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1540 kg vs 1690 kg 10% or 150 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.50 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

3 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz GLK

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 695 kg 7% or 55 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1600 kg 20% or 400 kg

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz GLK

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 2143 cm3 7% or 146 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4824 mm vs 4525 mm 6% or 299 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1840 mm 10% or 207 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1699 mm 11% or 191 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2920 mm vs 2750 mm 6% or 170 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)