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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Volkswagen Touran?

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BMW 5-Series Volkswagen Touran

10 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 valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

552 bhp vs 105 bhp

vs 77 kw.

81% or 447 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 7.7 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 117 mph 38 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.5 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 62% or 18.37 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 121 liters 77% or 399 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 60 liters 25% or 20 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 730 kg 3% or 20 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1300 kg 35% or 700 kg

3 reasons to buy Volkswagen Touran

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 67% or 58 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1870 kg 28% or 410 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.2 meters vs 12 meters 7% or 0.8 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. Volkswagen Touran

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 1197 cm3 73% or 3198 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 6 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4397 mm 10% or 513 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1794 mm 5% or 97 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1634 mm 11% or 178 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2678 mm 10% or 286 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)