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What is Better BMW Alpina or Citroen Grand C4 Picasso?

Do you wish to figure out which vehicle is more efficient: BMW Alpina or Citroen Grand C4 Picasso? You can see 12 huge arguments why BMW Alpina is surely a more sensible choice than Citroen Grand C4 Picasso. Citroen Grand C4 Picasso anyway shows 11 factors to choose it instead of BMW Alpina. By comparing the most prominent specs, our team came up with key differences of BMW Alpina and Citroen Grand C4 Picasso. You can compare two cars and express your personal view about models. BMW did everything to introduce Alpina as the most worthwhile vehicle in its class. Though Grand C4 Picasso is uneasy to see as an inferior model, as Citroen gave out much money in the project. After getting all the information, you'll easily decide which car to get.

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BMW Alpina Citroen Grand C4 Picasso

12 reasons to buy BMW Alpina

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 88 mm 2% or 2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

200 bhp vs 138 bhp

147 kw. vs 103 kw.

31% or 62 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 410 nM vs 270 nM 34% or 140 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.4 sec. vs 12.5 sec. 5.1 sec.
More top speed 145 mph vs 121 mph 24 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 47.87 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 2% or 0.79 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 35.81 mpg vs 37.7 mpg 5% or 1.89 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 61 liters vs 60 liters 2% or 1 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1500 kg 6% or 100 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1620 kg 11% or 160 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.1 meters vs 11.33 meters 2% or 0.23 meters

11 reasons to buy Citroen Grand C4 Picasso

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 85 mm vs 84 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 58.85 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 2% or 1.2 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 97 g/mile 2% or 2 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 576 liters vs 460 liters 20% or 116 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2320 kg vs 1980 kg 15% or 340 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 700 kg vs 520 kg 26% or 180 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 745 kg 1% or 5 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
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 5 2

Neutral reasons BMW Alpina vs. Citroen Grand C4 Picasso

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 1997 cm3 0% or 2 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4520 mm vs 4590 mm 2% or 70 mm shorter
Width 1817 mm vs 1830 mm 1% or 13 mm narrower
Height 1413 mm vs 1680 mm 16% or 267 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2728 mm 1% or 32 mm more
Front tires size 235/35 R19 vs 215/55 R16
Rear tires size 365/30 R19 vs 215/55 R16
Spare wheel mobile tire service kit vs puncture repair kit
Type of wheels 19" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)