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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Mazda MX-3?

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BMW 5-Series Mazda MX-3

7 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 109 bhp

vs

80% or 443 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 10.2 sec. 6 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 112 mph 43 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.5 mpg vs 39.33 mpg 33% or 9.83 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 50 liters 38% or 30 liters

3 reasons to buy Mazda MX-3

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 122 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 18% or 22 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1060 kg vs 1870 kg 76% or 810 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 12 meters 20% or 2 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. Mazda MX-3

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 64% or 2797 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Injector
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 5 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4200 mm 14% or 710 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1695 mm 10% or 196 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1310 mm 10% or 146 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2455 mm 17% or 509 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)