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What is Better BMW X1 or Subaru Impreza?

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16 reasons to buy BMW X1

Engine and transmission
Better compression 16.5 vs 8.2 50% or 8.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 79 mm 12% or 11 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 175 g/mile 106% or 90 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Safety
More adult passengers protection 87% vs 84% 3
More safety of children passengers 86% vs 73% 13
More active vehicle safety 71% vs 57% 14
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 420 liters vs 301 liters 28% or 119 liters
More maximum trunk space 1350 liters vs 1216 liters 10% or 134 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 61 liters vs 60 liters 2% or 1 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2030 kg vs 1980 kg 2% or 50 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 560 kg vs 475 kg 15% or 85 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1800 kg vs 1200 kg 33% or 600 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1470 kg vs 1505 kg 2% or 35 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Overall efficiency rating
More ranking 5 vs 4 1

12 reasons to buy Subaru Impreza

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 99.5 mm vs 84 mm 16% or 15.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

330 bhp vs 143 bhp

243 kw. vs 105 kw.

57% or 187 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 470 nM vs 320 nM 32% or 150 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 4.8 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 124 mph 31 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.69 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 129% or 30.56 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 28.61 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 110% or 31.44 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 18.39 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 152% or 27.88 mpg
Safety
More pedestrians safety 72% vs 63% 9
Weight and capacity
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
Other specs
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.3 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

Neutral reasons BMW X1 vs. Subaru Impreza

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5400 RPM 26% or 1400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 2457 cm3 19% or 462 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs Horizontally
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4454 mm vs 4415 mm 1% or 39 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1795 mm 0% or 3 mm wider
Height 1545 mm vs 1475 mm 5% or 70 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2625 mm 5% or 135 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 245/40 R18
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 245/40 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)