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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Opel Vectra?

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BMW 3-Series Opel Vectra

4 reasons to buy BMW 3-Series

Engine and transmission
More engine power

181 bhp vs 175 bhp

vs 127 kw.

3% or 6 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 9.10 sec. 1.5 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 133 g/mile 40% or 38 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 500 liters 4% or 20 liters

5 reasons to buy Opel Vectra

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 31.98 mpg vs 39.33 mpg 23% or 7.35 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 730 kg vs 695 kg 5% or 35 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1385 kg vs 1540 kg 11% or 155 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.90 meters vs 11 meters 1% or 0.1 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Opel Vectra

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 0% or 1 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4824 mm vs 4611 mm 4% or 213 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1798 mm 12% or 249 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1460 mm 3% or 48 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2920 mm vs 2700 mm 8% or 220 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)