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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Peugeot 406?

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BMW 5-Series Peugeot 406

9 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 136 bhp

vs 98 kw.

75% or 416 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 129 mph 26 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.5 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 50% or 14.61 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 390 liters 25% or 130 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 60 liters 25% or 20 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1300 kg 35% or 700 kg

3 reasons to buy Peugeot 406

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 104 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 38% or 40 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1410 kg vs 1870 kg 33% or 460 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.45 meters vs 12 meters 5% or 0.55 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. Peugeot 406

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 2179 cm3 50% or 2216 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 5 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4615 mm 6% or 295 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1780 mm 6% or 111 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1354 mm 7% or 102 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2700 mm 9% or 264 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)