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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Subaru Impreza?

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BMW 5-Series Subaru Impreza

8 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 330 bhp

vs 243 kw.

40% or 222 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 4.8 sec. 0.6 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 144 g/mile vs 175 g/mile 22% or 31 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 301 liters 42% or 219 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 60 liters 25% or 20 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1200 kg 40% or 800 kg

3 reasons to buy Subaru Impreza

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.69 mpg vs 29.5 mpg 25% or 5.81 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1505 kg vs 1870 kg 24% or 365 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 12 meters 9% or 1 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. Subaru Impreza

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 2457 cm3 44% or 1938 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 6 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4415 mm 10% or 495 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1795 mm 5% or 96 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1475 mm 1% or 19 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2625 mm 11% or 339 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)