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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Lexus RX?

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BMW 8-Series Lexus RX

10 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 engine power

286 bhp vs 246 bhp

210 kw. vs 183 kw.

14% or 40 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 420 nM vs 317 nM 25% or 103 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7 sec. vs 7.9 sec. 0.9 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 124 mph 31 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.11 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 112% or 23.67 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 29.69 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 59% or 17.51 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.1 mpg vs 42.83 mpg 204% or 28.73 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 65 liters 28% or 25 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1895 kg vs 2115 kg 12% or 220 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

7 reasons to buy Lexus RX

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 92 g/mile vs 198 g/mile 115% or 106 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2700 kg vs 2240 kg 17% or 460 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 585 kg vs 420 kg 28% or 165 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1600 kg 20% or 400 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 75 kg 6% or 5 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Lexus RX

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5700 RPM vs 6000 RPM 5% or 300 less rpms.
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 3456 cm3 21% or 942 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 1 4 more
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm vs 4770 mm 0% or 10 mm shorter
Height 1340 mm vs 1685 mm 20% or 345 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2740 mm 2% or 56 mm less
Front tires size 235/45R17 vs 235/60 R18
Rear tires size 265/40R17 vs 235/60 R18
Type of wheels F8JX17 R9JX17 alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)