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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Opel Ampera?

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BMW 3-Series Opel Ampera

6 reasons to buy BMW 3-Series

Engine and transmission
More engine power

181 bhp vs 86 bhp

vs 62 kw.

52% or 95 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 9.00 sec. 1.4 sec.
More top speed 143 mph vs 100 mph 43 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.33 mpg vs 177.44 mpg 351% or 138.11 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 301 liters 42% or 219 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1540 kg vs 1635 kg 6% or 95 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

2 reasons to buy Opel Ampera

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 25 g/mile vs 95 g/mile 280% or 70 g/mile

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Opel Ampera

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 1398 cm3 30% or 599 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4824 mm vs 4498 mm 7% or 326 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1798 mm 12% or 249 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1439 mm 5% or 69 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2920 mm vs 2685 mm 8% or 235 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)