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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Ford Galaxy?

Comparing BMW 8-Series with Ford Galaxy might help buyers make it clear which car is worth buying. Our research revealed 11 ideas to buy BMW 8-Series - it's winning Ford Galaxy, according to such specs. Also, Ford Galaxy provides 7 important advantages that show it as a wonderful purchase instead of BMW 8-Series. The review of BMW 8-Series with Ford Galaxy takes into account every vital feature and shows information. It might help you choose the better vehicle - compare two cars before buying.

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BMW 8-Series Ford Galaxy

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 140 bhp

210 kw. vs 103 kw.

51% or 146 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 420 nM vs 340 nM 19% or 80 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7 sec. vs 9.9 sec. 2.9 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 120 mph 35 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.11 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 123% or 26 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 29.69 mpg vs 56.46 mpg 90% or 26.77 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.1 mpg vs 36.7 mpg 160% or 22.6 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 70 liters 22% or 20 liters
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 1 years 67% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1895 kg vs 1933 kg 2% or 38 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

7 reasons to buy Ford Galaxy

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 99 g/mile vs 198 g/mile 100% or 99 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Less noise level 71 dB vs 72 dB 1% or 1 dB
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2505 kg vs 2240 kg 11% or 265 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 572 kg vs 420 kg 27% or 152 kg
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 5 2

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Ford Galaxy

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 DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm vs 4820 mm 1% or 40 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 1884 mm 0% or 1 mm wider
Height 1340 mm vs 1691 mm 21% or 351 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2850 mm 6% or 166 mm less
Front tires size 235/45R17 vs 225/50 R17
Rear tires size 265/40R17 vs 225/50 R17
Type of wheels F8JX17 R9JX17 alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)