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What is Better BMW X1 or Hyundai Sonata?

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BMW X1 Hyundai Sonata

9 reasons to buy BMW X1

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 84 mm vs 83 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

143 bhp vs 138 bhp

105 kw. vs 103 kw.

3% or 5 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 320 nM vs 305 nM 5% or 15 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.6 sec. vs 10.7 sec. 1.1 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 101 g/mile 19% or 16 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 560 kg vs 559 kg 0% or 1 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1800 kg vs 1700 kg 6% or 100 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1470 kg vs 1591 kg 8% or 121 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

13 reasons to buy Hyundai Sonata

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.3 vs 16.5 5% or 0.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 92 mm vs 90 mm 2% or 2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
More top speed 126 mph vs 124 mph 2 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 46.27 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 17% or 7.98 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 56.46 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 6% or 3.59 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 34.4 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 35% or 11.87 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 462 liters vs 420 liters 9% or 42 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 61 liters 13% or 9 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2150 kg vs 2030 kg 6% or 120 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 75 kg 25% or 25 kg
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 5 years vs 3 years 40% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Years 5 years vs 3 years 40% or 2 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.3 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

Neutral reasons BMW X1 vs. Hyundai Sonata

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 1991 cm3 0% or 4 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4454 mm vs 4800 mm 7% or 346 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1832 mm 2% or 34 mm narrower
Height 1545 mm vs 1475 mm 5% or 70 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2730 mm 1% or 30 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 225/50 R17
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 225/50 R17
Spare wheel BMW mobile system for tire maintenance vs 225/50 R17
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)