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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Opel Zafira?

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BMW 5-Series Opel Zafira

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 240 bhp

vs 174 kw.

57% or 312 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 7.80 sec. 3.6 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 144 mph 11 mph
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 140 liters 73% or 380 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1500 kg 25% or 500 kg

5 reasons to buy Opel Zafira

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 28.99 mpg vs 29.5 mpg 2% or 0.51 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 143 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 1% or 1 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1565 kg vs 1870 kg 19% or 305 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.10 meters vs 12 meters 8% or 0.9 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. Opel Zafira

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 55% or 2397 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 6 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4503 mm 8% or 407 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1801 mm 5% or 90 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1625 mm 10% or 169 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2703 mm 9% or 261 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)