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What is Better BMW X1 or Lexus RX?

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7 reasons to buy BMW X1

Engine and transmission
Better compression 16.5 vs 12.5 24% or 4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 83 mm 8% or 7 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 320 nM vs 317 nM 1% or 3 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 92 g/mile 8% or 7 g/mile
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1470 kg vs 2115 kg 44% or 645 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.3 meters vs 11.4 meters 1% or 0.1 meters

15 reasons to buy Lexus RX

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

246 bhp vs 143 bhp

183 kw. vs 105 kw.

42% or 103 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.9 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 1.7 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 44.78 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 21% or 9.47 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 47.2 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 27% or 12.85 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 42.83 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 8% or 3.44 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 496 liters vs 420 liters 15% or 76 liters
More maximum trunk space 1570 liters vs 1350 liters 14% or 220 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 65 liters vs 61 liters 6% or 4 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2700 kg vs 2030 kg 25% or 670 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 585 kg vs 560 kg 4% or 25 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1800 kg 10% or 200 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

Neutral reasons BMW X1 vs. Lexus RX

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 6000 RPM 33% or 2000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 3456 cm3 42% or 1461 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 1 5 more
Dimensions
Length 4454 mm vs 4770 mm 7% or 316 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1885 mm 5% or 87 mm narrower
Height 1545 mm vs 1685 mm 8% or 140 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2740 mm 1% or 20 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 235/60 R18
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 235/60 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 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)