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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Volvo 440?

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BMW 5-Series Volvo 440

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 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 93 bhp

vs

83% or 459 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 11.4 sec. 7.2 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 114 mph 41 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.5 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 60% or 17.7 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 60 liters 25% or 20 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 520 kg 31% or 230 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1000 kg 50% or 1000 kg

2 reasons to buy Volvo 440

Other specs
Less weight 1073 kg vs 1870 kg 74% or 797 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. Volvo 440

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 1898 cm3 57% or 2497 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Turbocharged
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 5 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4350 mm 11% or 560 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1690 mm 11% or 201 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1380 mm 5% or 76 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2500 mm 16% or 464 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)