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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Citroen C8?

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BMW 8-Series Citroen C8

11 reasons to buy BMW 8-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 engine power

286 bhp vs 120 bhp

210 kw. vs 88 kw.

58% or 166 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 420 nM vs 300 nM 29% or 120 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7 sec. vs 12.9 sec. 5.9 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 112 mph 43 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.11 mpg vs 40.9 mpg 94% or 19.79 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 29.69 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 64% or 18.97 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.1 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 128% or 18.01 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 72 dB vs 74.6 dB 4% or 2.6 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 80 liters 11% or 10 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 650 kg 13% or 100 kg

10 reasons to buy Citroen C8

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 109 g/mile vs 198 g/mile 82% or 89 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2530 kg vs 2240 kg 11% or 290 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 759 kg vs 420 kg 45% or 339 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1850 kg vs 1600 kg 14% or 250 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 75 kg 25% or 25 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years
Other specs
Less weight 1771 kg vs 1895 kg 7% or 124 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 7 vs 5 2

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Citroen C8

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5700 RPM vs 4000 RPM 30% or 1700 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 1997 cm3 55% or 2401 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm vs 4726 mm 1% or 54 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 1850 mm 2% or 35 mm wider
Height 1340 mm vs 1752 mm 24% or 412 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2823 mm 5% or 139 mm less
Front tires size 235/45R17 vs 215/65 R16
Rear tires size 265/40R17 vs 215/65 R16
Type of wheels F8JX17 R9JX17 alloy wheels vs 16" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)