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What is Better BMW X1 or Volvo 850?

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BMW X1 Volvo 850

7 reasons to buy BMW X1

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2.5 1.5 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

143 bhp vs 140 bhp

105 kw. vs

2% or 3 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 320 nM vs 294 nM 8% or 26 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
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 108 g/mile 27% or 23 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 700 kg 7% or 50 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1800 kg vs 1600 kg 11% or 200 kg

5 reasons to buy Volvo 850

Performance
More top speed 125 mph vs 124 mph 1 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.33 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 38% or 14.92 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 61 liters 16% or 12 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1412 kg vs 1470 kg 4% or 58 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 11.3 meters 13% or 1.3 meters

Neutral reasons BMW X1 vs. Volvo 850

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 2460 cm3 19% or 465 cm3 less
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4454 mm vs 4720 mm 6% or 266 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1760 mm 2% or 38 mm wider
Height 1545 mm vs 1410 mm 9% or 135 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2660 mm 4% or 100 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)