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What is Better BMW X1 or Cadillac STS?

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9 reasons to buy BMW X1

Engine and transmission
Better compression 16.5 vs 10.2 38% or 6.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 85.6 mm 5% or 4.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 160 g/mile 88% or 75 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 420 liters vs 354 liters 16% or 66 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 454 kg 39% or 296 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Service cycle
More service interval - Mileage 37290 miles vs 9323 miles 75% or 27967 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1470 kg vs 1814 kg 23% or 344 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

15 reasons to buy Cadillac STS

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 84 mm 11% or 10 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

311 bhp vs 143 bhp

229 kw. vs 105 kw.

54% or 168 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 374 nM vs 320 nM 14% or 54 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.9 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 2.7 sec.
More top speed 149 mph vs 124 mph 25 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 25.91 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 109% or 28.34 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 37.7 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 59% or 22.35 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 16.91 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 174% or 29.36 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 66 liters vs 61 liters 8% or 5 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2439 kg vs 2030 kg 17% or 409 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 625 kg vs 560 kg 10% or 65 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1928 kg vs 1800 kg 7% or 128 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 75 kg 25% or 25 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.3 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

Neutral reasons BMW X1 vs. Cadillac STS

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 6400 RPM 38% or 2400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 3564 cm3 44% or 1569 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4454 mm vs 4985 mm 11% or 531 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1843 mm 2% or 45 mm narrower
Height 1545 mm vs 1464 mm 5% or 81 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2957 mm 7% or 197 mm less
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 255/45 R18
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 255/45 R18
Spare wheel BMW mobile system for tire maintenance vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
Style of wheels star shaped spokes vs 9 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)