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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Renault Safrane?

Comparing BMW 3-Series with Renault Safrane can help people decide which model is better. We came up with 6 factors to buy BMW 3-Series - it's above Renault Safrane, according to such points. Nevertheless, Renault Safrane shows 6 weighty advantages that make it wonderful buy instead of BMW 3-Series. We summed up information about the cars to introduce a full match of Renault Safrane with BMW 3-Series. 3-Series was developed by BMW to outperform competitors in the class.


BMW 3-Series Renault Safrane

6 reasons to buy BMW 3-Series

Engine and transmission
More engine power

181 bhp vs 168 bhp

vs 121 kw.

7% or 13 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 10.2 sec. 2.6 sec.
More top speed 143 mph vs 134 mph 9 mph
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 157 g/mile 65% or 62 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 6 vs EURO 2 4 generations
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1500 kg 6% or 100 kg

6 reasons to buy Renault Safrane

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 39.33 mpg 22% or 7.22 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 65 liters vs 60 liters 8% or 5 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 695 kg 7% or 55 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1535 kg vs 1540 kg 0% or 5 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.8 meters vs 11 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Renault Safrane

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 2435 cm3 18% or 438 cm3 less
Fuel supply Turbocharged vs Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Length 4824 mm vs 4734 mm 2% or 90 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1818 mm 11% or 229 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1443 mm 4% or 65 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2920 mm vs 2764 mm 5% or 156 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)