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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Mazda 626?

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BMW 5-Series Mazda 626

10 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 115 bhp

vs 85 kw.

79% or 437 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 10.6 sec. 6.4 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 119 mph 36 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.5 mpg vs 37.22 mpg 26% or 7.72 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 518 liters 0% or 2 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 64 liters 20% or 16 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 550 kg 27% or 200 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1500 kg 25% or 500 kg

3 reasons to buy Mazda 626

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 122 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 18% or 22 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1316 kg vs 1870 kg 42% or 554 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.2 meters vs 12 meters 7% or 0.8 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. Mazda 626

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 1991 cm3 55% or 2404 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 5 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4675 mm 5% or 235 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1710 mm 10% or 181 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1515 mm 4% or 59 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2670 mm 10% or 294 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)