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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Mazda CX-5?

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BMW 8-Series Mazda CX-5

7 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 162 bhp

210 kw. vs

43% or 124 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7 sec. vs 8.9 sec. 1.9 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 124 mph 31 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.11 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 124% or 26.09 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 56 liters 38% or 34 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 690 kg 8% or 60 kg

4 reasons to buy Mazda CX-5

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 198 g/mile 130% or 112 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1800 kg vs 1600 kg 11% or 200 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1350 kg vs 1895 kg 40% or 545 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Mazda CX-5

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 55% or 2400 cm3 more
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm vs 4540 mm 5% or 240 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 1840 mm 2% or 45 mm wider
Height 1340 mm vs 1670 mm 20% or 330 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2700 mm 1% or 16 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)