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What is Better BMW 3-Series or Volkswagen Touran?

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BMW 3-Series Volkswagen Touran

9 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 105 bhp

vs 77 kw.

42% or 76 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 4.3 sec.
More top speed 143 mph vs 117 mph 26 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.33 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 22% or 8.54 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 6 vs EURO 5 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 121 liters 77% or 399 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1300 kg 19% or 300 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.2 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

3 reasons to buy Volkswagen Touran

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 95 g/mile 10% or 9 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 730 kg vs 695 kg 5% or 35 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1540 kg 5% or 80 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 3-Series vs. Volkswagen Touran

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 1197 cm3 40% or 800 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4824 mm vs 4397 mm 9% or 427 mm shorter
Width 2047 mm vs 1794 mm 12% or 253 mm wider
Height 1508 mm vs 1634 mm 8% or 126 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2920 mm vs 2678 mm 8% or 242 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)