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What is Better BMW X1 or Nissan Murano?

Comparing BMW X1 with Nissan Murano can help people make decision which model is worth buying. We found 11 huge ideas why BMW X1 is actually a more reasonable purchase than Nissan Murano. Nissan Murano still shows 14 ideas to pick it forgetting about BMW X1. By comparing the most prominent features, we revealed evident distinctions between BMW X1 and Nissan Murano. X1 provides all the classical benefits of BMW.

Exterior

BMW X1 Nissan Murano

11 reasons to buy BMW X1

Engine and transmission
Better compression 16.5 vs 10.3 38% or 6.2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 81.4 mm 10% or 8.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 162 g/mile 91% or 77 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 420 liters vs 402 liters 4% or 18 liters
More maximum trunk space 1350 liters vs 838 liters 38% or 512 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1800 kg vs 1585 kg 12% or 215 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 1790 kg 22% or 320 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.3 meters vs 11.8 meters 4% or 0.5 meters

14 reasons to buy Nissan Murano

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 95.5 mm vs 84 mm 12% or 11.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

256 bhp vs 143 bhp

188 kw. vs 105 kw.

44% or 113 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 334 nM vs 320 nM 4% or 14 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.1 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 1.5 sec.
More top speed 130 mph vs 124 mph 6 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 25.91 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 109% or 28.34 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.91 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 82% or 27.14 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 19 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 144% or 27.27 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 82 liters vs 61 liters 26% or 21 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2365 kg vs 2030 kg 14% or 335 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. Nissan Murano

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 6000 RPM 33% or 2000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 3498 cm3 43% or 1503 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4454 mm vs 4860 mm 8% or 406 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1885 mm 5% or 87 mm narrower
Height 1545 mm vs 1720 mm 10% or 175 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2825 mm 2% or 65 mm less
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 235/55 R20
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 235/55 R20
Spare wheel BMW mobile system for tire maintenance vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 20" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)