The horsepower is a feature that majority of car fans pay the greatest attention to. In this case, it is the Audi A4 B7 Sedan 1.8 T 163HP automatic that has by 9 percent horsepower more in relation to the BMW 3-Series E90 Limousine E90 320i 150HP manual, which makes this vehicle somewhat faster. Having more horsepower the Audi will as well provide slightly better efficiency in specific speeds.
The Audi A4 B7 Sedan has 24 Nm more torque than the BMW. Although the vast majority of drivers do not take into consideration the maximum torque when buying a automobile, it describes the best how a car is speeding up. As far as these two vehicles are concerned the difference is insensible and for that reason you probably will not feel the difference.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Audi A4 B7 Sedan can reach the speed of 100Km/h in 8.6 s, which is 0.4 s better result when compared to the BMW 3-Series E90 Limousine E90 320i 150HP manual. However the difference is not as much big to be taken into consideration when buying a ride.
The maximum speed possible to be reached by the Audi A4 B7 Sedan is greater compared with of the BMW by 1, which allows the Audi A4 B7 Sedan to cover faster long stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 3 kilometers/hour is little and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A wider range and a lower number of revolutions at which the highest torque is reached determines an engine’s dynamism and flexibility. However, to get a whole view on an engine efficiency, it is always worth to analyze a torque performance graph.
Number of gears
The Audi A4 B7 Sedan 1.8 T 163HP automatic has only one additional
speed than the
BMW 3-Series E90. Generally this
additional speed is used as an overdrive thanks to which the previous
gears can be shorter to
give better acceleration in the
lower gears. One more gear also helps to lower
fuel consumption and CO2 output.
The Audi A4 B7 Sedan 1.8 T 163HP automatic is 62 millimeters longer when compared to the BMW 3-Series E90 Limousine E90. Long cars are more spacious and in most cases provide more storage space. While the Audi A4 B7 Sedan 1.8 T 163HP automatic seems to be better option for families or persons who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the BMW 3-Series E90 Limousine E90 320i 150HP manual may be more appropriate to the young as it will not cause troubles with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater capacity of loading big amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars of 8 millimeters to the advantage of the Audi A4 B7 Sedan 1.8 T 163HP automatic is not big and should not be really noticeable.
For a gentle travelling in the city, it is good to have an automatic however the choice of transmisison can have a big impact on fuel efficiency. Automatics may burn up more or less from 5 to 10% more than manuals.