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What is Better BMW 7-Series or Volvo 345?

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BMW 7-Series Volvo 345

10 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.
More engine power

326 bhp vs 70 bhp

240 kw. vs 51 kw.

79% or 256 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 450 nM vs 105 nM 77% or 345 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 15.50 sec. 9.6 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 96 mph 59 mph
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 500 liters vs 380 liters 24% or 120 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2505 kg vs 1440 kg 43% or 1065 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 645 kg vs 455 kg 29% or 190 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 450 kg 40% or 300 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2100 kg vs 1000 kg 52% or 1100 kg

2 reasons to buy Volvo 345

Other specs
Less weight 985 kg vs 1860 kg 89% or 875 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.20 meters vs 12.2 meters 33% or 3 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 7-Series vs. Volvo 345

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5800 RPM vs 5500 RPM 5% or 300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2979 cm3 vs 1397 cm3 53% or 1582 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 5072 mm vs 4300 mm 15% or 772 mm shorter
Width 1902 mm vs 1660 mm 13% or 242 mm wider
Height 1479 mm vs 1392 mm 6% or 87 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 3070 mm vs 2395 mm 22% or 675 mm more
Front tires size 245/50 R18 vs 175/70SR13
Rear tires size 245/50 R18 vs 175/70SR13
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)