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What is Better BMW X1 or Subaru Legacy?

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9 reasons to buy BMW X1

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 86 mm 4% or 4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 100 g/mile 18% or 15 g/mile
Safety
More adult passengers protection 87% vs 79% 8
More safety of children passengers 86% vs 73% 13
More pedestrians safety 63% vs 58% 5
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 560 kg vs 517 kg 8% or 43 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1800 kg vs 1700 kg 6% or 100 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1470 kg vs 1558 kg 6% or 88 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

14 reasons to buy Subaru Legacy

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 84 mm 2% or 2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

150 bhp vs 143 bhp

110 kw. vs 105 kw.

5% or 7 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 350 nM vs 320 nM 9% or 30 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 126 mph vs 124 mph 2 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 46.27 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 17% or 7.98 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 53.27 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 13% or 6.78 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 37.22 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 24% or 9.05 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 526 liters vs 420 liters 20% or 106 liters
More maximum trunk space 1677 liters vs 1350 liters 19% or 327 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 65 liters vs 61 liters 6% or 4 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2075 kg vs 2030 kg 2% or 45 kg
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 Legacy

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 3600 RPM 10% or 400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 0% or 3 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs Horizontally
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4454 mm vs 4775 mm 7% or 321 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1780 mm 1% or 18 mm wider
Height 1545 mm vs 1535 mm 1% or 10 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2750 mm 0% or 10 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 205/60 R16
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 205/60 R16
Spare wheel BMW mobile system for tire maintenance vs repair kit
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)