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What is Better BMW X1 or SEAT Altea?

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BMW X1 SEAT Altea

9 reasons to buy BMW X1

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 84 mm vs 81 mm 4% or 3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

143 bhp vs 140 bhp

105 kw. vs 103 kw.

2% or 3 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.6 sec. vs 9.8 sec. 0.2 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 99 g/mile 16% or 14 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 61 liters vs 55 liters 10% or 6 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1800 kg vs 1400 kg 22% or 400 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1470 kg vs 1504 kg 2% or 34 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

12 reasons to buy SEAT Altea

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.5 vs 16.5 11% or 2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 90 mm 6% or 5.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
More top speed 125 mph vs 124 mph 1 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 47.87 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 13% or 6.38 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 58.85 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 2% or 1.2 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 37.22 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 24% or 9.05 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 532 liters vs 420 liters 21% or 112 liters
More maximum trunk space 1604 liters vs 1350 liters 16% or 254 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2124 kg vs 2030 kg 4% or 94 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 620 kg vs 560 kg 10% or 60 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.9 meters vs 11.3 meters 4% or 0.4 meters

Neutral reasons BMW X1 vs. SEAT Altea

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 1968 cm3 1% or 27 cm3 more
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 4467 mm 0% or 13 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1768 mm 2% or 30 mm wider
Height 1545 mm vs 1581 mm 2% or 36 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2578 mm 7% or 182 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel BMW mobile system for tire maintenance vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels star shaped spokes vs ELDORADO
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)