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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Rover 400?

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BMW 3-Series Rover 400

9 reasons to buy BMW 3-Series

Engine and transmission
More engine power

181 bhp vs 105 bhp

vs

42% or 76 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 10.4 sec. 2.8 sec.
More top speed 143 mph vs 115 mph 28 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.33 mpg vs 53.03 mpg 35% or 13.7 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 2 4 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 16.5 liters 97% or 503.5 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 55 liters 8% or 5 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1000 kg 38% or 600 kg

2 reasons to buy Rover 400

Other specs
Less weight 1250 kg vs 1540 kg 23% or 290 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.36 meters vs 11 meters 6% or 0.64 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Rover 400

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 1994 cm3 0% or 3 cm3 more
Fuel supply Turbocharged vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4824 mm vs 4490 mm 7% or 334 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1700 mm 17% or 347 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1390 mm 8% or 118 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2920 mm vs 2620 mm 10% or 300 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)