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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Citroen XM?

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BMW 5-Series Citroen XM

6 reasons to buy BMW 5-Series

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

552 bhp vs 135 bhp

vs

76% or 417 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 13.7 sec. 9.5 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 118 mph 37 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 144 g/mile vs 158 g/mile 10% or 14 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1300 kg 35% or 700 kg

4 reasons to buy Citroen XM

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 26.91 mpg vs 29.5 mpg 10% or 2.59 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 720 liters vs 520 liters 28% or 200 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1517 kg vs 1870 kg 23% or 353 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.6 meters vs 12 meters 3% or 0.4 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. Citroen XM

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 55% or 2397 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 4 3 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4963 mm 1% or 53 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1794 mm 5% or 97 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1467 mm 1% or 11 mm lower
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)