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What is Better BMW Alpina or Mazda CX-7?

Comparing BMW Alpina with Mazda CX-7 might help buyers make it clear which vehicle is better. The comparison revealed 10 ideas to choose BMW Alpina - it's above Mazda CX-7, according to these specs. Anyway, Mazda CX-7 shows 14 weighty advantages that make it good choice instead of BMW Alpina. By looking at the most valuable characteristics, we found key distinctions of BMW Alpina and Mazda CX-7.

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BMW Alpina Mazda CX-7

10 reasons to buy BMW Alpina

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.0 vs 9.5 44% or 7.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More torque 410 nM vs 380 nM 7% or 30 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.4 sec. vs 8 sec. 0.6 sec.
More top speed 145 mph vs 130 mph 15 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 97 g/mile vs 151 g/mile 56% or 54 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 460 liters vs 455 liters 1% or 5 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1450 kg 9% or 150 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1460 kg vs 1695 kg 16% or 235 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.1 meters vs 11.4 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

14 reasons to buy Mazda CX-7

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 87.5 mm vs 84 mm 4% or 3.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 94 mm vs 90 mm 4% or 4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

260 bhp vs 200 bhp

191 kw. vs 147 kw.

23% or 60 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 27.7 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 73% or 20.17 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 34.91 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 72% or 25.14 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 20.5 mpg vs 35.81 mpg 75% or 15.31 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 68.7 dB vs 74 dB 8% or 5.3 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 69 liters vs 61 liters 12% or 8 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2270 kg vs 1980 kg 13% or 290 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 575 kg vs 520 kg 10% or 55 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 745 kg 1% or 5 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 75 kg 25% or 25 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

Neutral reasons BMW Alpina vs. Mazda CX-7

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 27% or 1500 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 2261 cm3 12% or 266 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4520 mm vs 4675 mm 3% or 155 mm shorter
Width 1817 mm vs 1870 mm 3% or 53 mm narrower
Height 1413 mm vs 1645 mm 14% or 232 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2750 mm 0% or 10 mm more
Front tires size 235/35 R19 vs 235/60 R18
Rear tires size 365/30 R19 vs 235/60 R18
Spare wheel mobile tire service kit vs Compact
Type of wheels 19" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)