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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Ford Explorer?

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BMW 5-Series Ford Explorer

8 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 10.9 sec. 6.7 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 120 mph 35 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 144 g/mile vs 218 g/mile 51% or 74 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 75.8 liters 5% or 4.2 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1870 kg vs 2080 kg 11% or 210 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

3 reasons to buy Ford Explorer

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 20.59 mpg vs 29.5 mpg 43% or 8.91 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2550 kg vs 2000 kg 22% or 550 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.5 meters vs 12 meters 4% or 0.5 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. Ford Explorer

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 4008 cm3 9% or 387 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 5 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4813 mm 2% or 97 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1874 mm 1% or 17 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1801 mm 19% or 345 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2835 mm 4% or 129 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)