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What is Better BMW X1 or Mazda CX-7?

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9 reasons to buy BMW X1

Engine and transmission
Better compression 16.5 vs 9.5 42% or 7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 151 g/mile 78% or 66 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1350 liters vs 774 liters 43% or 576 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1800 kg vs 1450 kg 19% or 350 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Service cycle
More service interval - Mileage 37290 miles vs 5594 miles 85% or 31696 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1470 kg vs 1695 kg 15% or 225 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 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 143 bhp

191 kw. vs 105 kw.

45% or 117 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 380 nM vs 320 nM 16% or 60 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 1.6 sec.
More top speed 130 mph vs 124 mph 6 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 27.7 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 96% or 26.55 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 46.27 mpg 126% or 25.77 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 455 liters vs 420 liters 8% or 35 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 69 liters vs 61 liters 12% or 8 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2270 kg vs 2030 kg 11% or 240 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 575 kg vs 560 kg 3% or 15 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

Neutral reasons BMW X1 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 4454 mm vs 4675 mm 5% or 221 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1870 mm 4% or 72 mm narrower
Height 1545 mm vs 1645 mm 6% or 100 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2750 mm 0% or 10 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
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)