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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Peugeot 306?

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BMW 3-Series Peugeot 306

10 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 75 bhp

vs 55 kw.

59% or 106 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 15.3 sec. 7.7 sec.
More top speed 143 mph vs 106 mph 37 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.33 mpg vs 42.83 mpg 9% or 3.5 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 97 g/mile 2% or 2 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 6 vs EURO 3 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 442 liters 15% or 78 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 695 kg vs 550 kg 21% or 145 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1000 kg 38% or 600 kg

2 reasons to buy Peugeot 306

Other specs
Less weight 1065 kg vs 1540 kg 45% or 475 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.9 meters vs 11 meters 1% or 0.1 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Peugeot 306

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 1360 cm3 32% or 637 cm3 more
Fuel supply Turbocharged vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4824 mm vs 4344 mm 10% or 480 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1680 mm 18% or 367 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1407 mm 7% or 101 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2920 mm vs 2580 mm 12% or 340 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)