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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Peugeot 406?

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BMW 3-Series Peugeot 406

9 reasons to buy BMW 3-Series

Engine and transmission
More engine power

181 bhp vs 136 bhp

vs 98 kw.

25% or 45 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 10.9 sec. 3.3 sec.
More top speed 143 mph vs 129 mph 14 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.33 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 12% or 4.78 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 104 g/mile 9% or 9 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 6 vs EURO 3 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 390 liters 25% or 130 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1300 kg 19% or 300 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.45 meters 4% or 0.45 meters

1 reason to buy Peugeot 406

Other specs
Less weight 1410 kg vs 1540 kg 9% or 130 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Peugeot 406

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 2179 cm3 8% or 182 cm3 less
Fuel supply Turbocharged vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4824 mm vs 4615 mm 4% or 209 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1780 mm 13% or 267 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1354 mm 10% or 154 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)