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What is Better BMW 5-Series or BMW Z4?

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BMW 5-Series BMW Z4

7 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 204 bhp

vs 150 kw.

63% or 348 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 7.3 sec. 3.1 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 149 mph 6 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.5 mpg vs 34.4 mpg 17% or 4.9 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 310 liters 40% or 210 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 55 liters 31% or 25 liters

3 reasons to buy BMW Z4

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 21% or 25 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1430 kg vs 1870 kg 31% or 440 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 12 meters 12% or 1.3 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. BMW Z4

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 2497 cm3 43% or 1898 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 6 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4239 mm 14% or 671 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1790 mm 5% or 101 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1291 mm 11% or 165 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2496 mm 16% or 468 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)