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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Saab 9000?

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BMW 5-Series Saab 9000

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 200 bhp

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64% or 352 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 7.0 sec. 2.8 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 146 mph 9 mph
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 487 liters 6% or 33 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 66 liters 18% or 14 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1600 kg 20% or 400 kg

2 reasons to buy Saab 9000

Other specs
Less weight 1360 kg vs 1870 kg 38% or 510 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. Saab 9000

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 2290 cm3 48% or 2105 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Distributor fuel injection with turbo
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 5 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4794 mm 2% or 116 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1778 mm 6% or 113 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1420 mm 2% or 36 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2672 mm 10% or 292 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)