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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Saab 9-5?

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BMW 8-Series Saab 9-5

6 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 216 bhp

210 kw. vs

24% or 70 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7 sec. vs 7.9 sec. 0.9 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 146 mph 9 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.11 mpg vs 33.71 mpg 60% or 12.6 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 70 liters 22% or 20 liters

3 reasons to buy Saab 9-5

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 115 g/mile vs 198 g/mile 72% or 83 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

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Saab 9-5

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 55% or 2400 cm3 more
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm vs 5010 mm 5% or 230 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 2114 mm 11% or 229 mm narrower
Height 1340 mm vs 1520 mm 12% or 180 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2837 mm 5% or 153 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)