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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Honda Legend?

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BMW 8-Series Honda Legend

8 reasons to buy BMW 8-Series

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 6 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More torque 420 nM vs 351 nM 16% or 69 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7 sec. vs 7.3 sec. 0.3 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.11 mpg vs 23.69 mpg 12% or 2.58 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 29.69 mpg vs 31.72 mpg 7% or 2.03 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.1 mpg vs 16.6 mpg 18% or 2.5 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 73 liters 19% or 17 liters
More maximum roof load 75 kg vs 55 kg 27% or 20 kg

10 reasons to buy Honda Legend

Engine and transmission
More engine power

295 bhp vs 286 bhp

217 kw. vs 210 kw.

3% or 9 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 175 g/mile vs 198 g/mile 13% or 23 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Less noise level 61 dB vs 72 dB 18% or 11 dB
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2310 kg vs 2240 kg 3% or 70 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 446 kg vs 420 kg 6% or 26 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 93226 miles vs 62150 miles 33% or 31076 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1864 kg vs 1895 kg 2% or 31 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Honda Legend

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5700 RPM vs 6200 RPM 8% or 500 less rpms.
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 3471 cm3 21% or 927 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm vs 4957 mm 4% or 177 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 1845 mm 2% or 40 mm wider
Height 1340 mm vs 1450 mm 8% or 110 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2800 mm 4% or 116 mm less
Front tires size 235/45R17 vs 235/50 R17
Rear tires size 265/40R17 vs 235/50 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)