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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Subaru Legacy?

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BMW 5-Series Subaru Legacy

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 150 bhp

vs 110 kw.

73% or 402 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 5.4 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 126 mph 29 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.5 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 57% or 16.77 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 65 liters 19% or 15 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1700 kg 15% or 300 kg

4 reasons to buy Subaru Legacy

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 100 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 44% or 44 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 526 liters vs 520 liters 1% or 6 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1558 kg vs 1870 kg 20% or 312 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 Legacy

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 55% or 2397 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 6 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4775 mm 3% or 135 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1780 mm 6% or 111 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1535 mm 5% or 79 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2750 mm 7% or 214 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)