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BMW X1 Mitsubishi Carisma

15 reasons to buy BMW X1

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 84 mm vs 80 mm 5% or 4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

143 bhp vs 100 bhp

105 kw. vs 75 kw.

30% or 43 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 320 nM vs 215 nM 33% or 105 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.6 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 2.3 sec.
More top speed 124 mph vs 118 mph 6 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 60.05 mpg vs 62.77 mpg 5% or 2.72 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 91 g/mile 7% or 6 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1350 liters vs 660 liters 51% or 690 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 61 liters vs 60 liters 2% or 1 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2030 kg vs 1785 kg 12% or 245 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 560 kg vs 505 kg 10% or 55 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1800 kg vs 1300 kg 28% or 500 kg

8 reasons to buy Mitsubishi Carisma

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.3 vs 16.5 10% or 1.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 93 mm vs 90 mm 3% or 3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 51.42 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 6% or 2.83 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 38.69 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 20% or 7.58 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 430 liters vs 420 liters 2% or 10 liters
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 75 kg 6% or 5 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1280 kg vs 1470 kg 15% or 190 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.4 meters vs 11.3 meters 9% or 0.9 meters

Neutral reasons BMW X1 vs. Mitsubishi Carisma

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 1870 cm3 6% or 125 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Turbocharged and intercooled
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4454 mm vs 4475 mm 0% or 21 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1710 mm 5% or 88 mm wider
Height 1545 mm vs 1405 mm 9% or 140 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2550 mm 8% or 210 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 195/60 R15 88H
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 195/60 R15 88H
Spare wheel BMW mobile system for tire maintenance vs 195/60 R15 88H
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 15" x 6.0J
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)