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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Nissan Qashqai?

Comparing BMW 3-Series with Nissan Qashqai can help buyers decide which vehicle is more efficient. There are 8 important ideas why BMW 3-Series is actually a more beneficial buy than Nissan Qashqai. Nissan Qashqai also shows 5 reasons to choose it instead of BMW 3-Series. By looking at the most important specs, our team came up with key differences between BMW 3-Series and Nissan Qashqai. BMW did great work to introduce 3-Series as the most worthwhile model in its class. Drivers agree that Nissan actually did a lot to turn Qashqai into a market leader.


BMW 3-Series Nissan Qashqai

8 reasons to buy BMW 3-Series

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

181 bhp vs 106 bhp

vs 78 kw.

41% or 75 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 12.2 sec. 4.6 sec.
More top speed 143 mph vs 108 mph 35 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.33 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 38% or 14.92 mpg
Higher european emission standard EURO 6 vs EURO 4 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 410 liters 21% or 110 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1200 kg 25% or 400 kg

5 reasons to buy Nissan Qashqai

Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 95 g/mile 10% or 9 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 65 liters vs 60 liters 8% or 5 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 740 kg vs 695 kg 6% or 45 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1407 kg vs 1540 kg 9% or 133 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.6 meters vs 11 meters 4% or 0.4 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Nissan Qashqai

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 1461 cm3 27% or 536 cm3 more
Fuel supply Turbocharged vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Length 4824 mm vs 4315 mm 11% or 509 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1780 mm 13% or 267 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1615 mm 7% or 107 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2920 mm vs 2630 mm 10% or 290 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)