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What is Better BMW 5-Series or BMW X3?

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BMW 5-Series BMW X3

6 reasons to buy BMW 5-Series

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 6 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

552 bhp vs 254 bhp

vs

54% or 298 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 6.0 sec. 1.8 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 130 mph 25 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.5 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 60% or 17.7 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 67 liters 16% or 13 liters

5 reasons to buy BMW X3

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 99 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 45% or 45 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 550 liters vs 520 liters 5% or 30 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2400 kg vs 2000 kg 17% or 400 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1800 kg vs 1870 kg 4% or 70 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 12 meters 9% or 1 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. BMW X3

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 2993 cm3 32% or 1402 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Common rail
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 8 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4648 mm 5% or 262 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1881 mm 1% or 10 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1675 mm 13% or 219 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2810 mm 5% or 154 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)