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What is Better BMW X1 or Ford S-MAX?

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BMW X1 Ford S-MAX

8 reasons to buy BMW X1

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 139 g/mile 64% or 54 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 420 liters vs 285 liters 32% or 135 liters
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 1 years 67% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Service cycle
More service interval - Mileage 37290 miles vs 12430 miles 67% or 24860 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1470 kg vs 1744 kg 19% or 274 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.3 meters vs 11.9 meters 5% or 0.6 meters

14 reasons to buy Ford S-MAX

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

220 bhp vs 143 bhp

162 kw. vs 105 kw.

35% or 77 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 324 nM vs 320 nM 1% or 4 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.4 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 2.2 sec.
More top speed 143 mph vs 124 mph 19 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.1 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 80% or 24.15 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 39.8 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 51% or 20.25 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.2 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 118% or 25.07 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 2000 liters vs 1350 liters 33% or 650 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 61 liters 13% or 9 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2505 kg vs 2030 kg 19% or 475 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 761 kg vs 560 kg 26% or 201 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2505 kg vs 1800 kg 28% or 705 kg
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 5 2

Neutral reasons BMW X1 vs. Ford S-MAX

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5000 RPM 20% or 1000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 2522 cm3 21% or 527 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4454 mm vs 4768 mm 7% or 314 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1884 mm 5% or 86 mm narrower
Height 1545 mm vs 1610 mm 4% or 65 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2850 mm 3% or 90 mm less
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 215/60 R16
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 215/60 R16
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels star shaped spokes vs 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)