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What is Better BMW 7-Series or Peugeot 407?

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BMW 7-Series Peugeot 407

17 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.
Piston stroke longer 89.6 mm vs 88 mm 2% or 1.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

326 bhp vs 136 bhp

240 kw. vs 100 kw.

58% or 190 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 450 nM vs 320 nM 29% or 130 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 10.1 sec. 4.2 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 129 mph 26 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 28.5 mpg vs 47.97 mpg 68% or 19.47 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 37.22 mpg vs 59 mpg 59% or 21.78 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 20.5 mpg vs 35.98 mpg 76% or 15.48 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 500 liters vs 400 liters 20% or 100 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 82 liters vs 67 liters 18% or 15 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2505 kg vs 1989 kg 21% or 516 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 645 kg vs 339 kg 47% or 306 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2100 kg vs 1480 kg 30% or 620 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 4 1

5 reasons to buy Peugeot 407

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 85 mm vs 84 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 97 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 48% or 47 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years
Other specs
Less weight 1650 kg vs 1860 kg 13% or 210 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 12 meters vs 12.2 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 7-Series vs. Peugeot 407

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5800 RPM vs 4000 RPM 31% or 1800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2979 cm3 vs 1997 cm3 33% or 982 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 5072 mm vs 4815 mm 5% or 257 mm shorter
Width 1902 mm vs 1868 mm 2% or 34 mm wider
Height 1479 mm vs 1399 mm 5% or 80 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 3070 mm vs 2725 mm 11% or 345 mm more
Front tires size 245/50 R18 vs 235/45 R18
Rear tires size 245/50 R18 vs 235/45 R18
Spare wheel flat tires vs 235/45 R18
Type of wheels 18" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
Style of wheels star shaped spokes Style 234 vs GALAXY
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)