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What is Better BMW Alpina or Citroen DS3?

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BMW Alpina Citroen DS3

6 reasons to buy BMW Alpina

Engine and transmission
More engine power

200 bhp vs 155 bhp

147 kw. vs

23% or 45 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.4 sec. vs 7.9 sec. 0.5 sec.
More top speed 145 mph vs 132 mph 13 mph
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 61 liters vs 48 liters 21% or 13 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 745 kg vs 570 kg 23% or 175 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1150 kg 28% or 450 kg

5 reasons to buy Citroen DS3

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 47.2 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 1% or 0.7 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 97 g/mile 14% or 12 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Other specs
Less weight 1250 kg vs 1460 kg 17% or 210 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 11.1 meters 11% or 1.1 meters

Neutral reasons BMW Alpina vs. Citroen DS3

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 20% or 397 cm3 more
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4520 mm vs 3948 mm 13% or 572 mm shorter
Width 1817 mm vs 1994 mm 9% or 177 mm narrower
Height 1413 mm vs 1458 mm 3% or 45 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2464 mm 11% or 296 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)