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What is Better BMW 7-Series or Mazda 323?

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BMW 7-Series Mazda 323

19 reasons to buy BMW 7-Series

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 10.2 vs 9.0 12% or 1.2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 84 mm vs 78 mm 7% or 6 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 89.6 mm vs 78.4 mm 13% or 11.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

326 bhp vs 88 bhp

240 kw. vs 65 kw.

73% or 238 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 450 nM vs 132 nM 71% or 318 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 6 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 110 mph 45 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 28.5 mpg vs 37.52 mpg 32% or 9.02 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 37.22 mpg vs 45.12 mpg 21% or 7.9 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 20.5 mpg vs 29.69 mpg 45% or 9.19 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 82 liters vs 55 liters 33% or 27 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2505 kg vs 1590 kg 37% or 915 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 645 kg vs 466 kg 28% or 179 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 400 kg 47% or 350 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2100 kg vs 1200 kg 43% or 900 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 75 kg 25% or 25 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

3 reasons to buy Mazda 323

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 115 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 25% or 29 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1103 kg vs 1860 kg 69% or 757 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.4 meters vs 12.2 meters 7% or 0.8 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 7-Series vs. Mazda 323

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5800 RPM vs 5500 RPM 5% or 300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2979 cm3 vs 1498 cm3 50% or 1481 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 5072 mm vs 4200 mm 17% or 872 mm shorter
Width 1902 mm vs 1705 mm 10% or 197 mm wider
Height 1479 mm vs 1420 mm 4% or 59 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 3070 mm vs 2610 mm 15% or 460 mm more
Front tires size 245/50 R18 vs 195/55 R15 85V
Rear tires size 245/50 R18 vs 195/55 R15 85V
Spare wheel flat tires vs 195/55 R15 85V
Type of wheels 18" alloy wheels vs 15 alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)