The horsepower is a something that most of drivers look at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Mercedes C-Class W203 Coupe W203 1.8 (C 160) 122HP manual which has by 42 percent more horsepower when compared to the BMW 3-Series E30 Coupe 324 d 86HP automatic. As a result the Mercedes is able to reach higher maximum speed. Due to more horsepower the Mercedes C-Class W203 Coupe W203 should as well provide more flexiblility in specific gears.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Mercedes C-Class W203 speeds up to 100k\h by
faster in comparison to the BMW 3-Series E30. A noticable difference in
acceleration in favor of the Mercedes C-Class W203 will allow him to overtake much
quicker and avoid other obstacles.
The Mercedes C-Class W203 Coupe W203 has by
30 % higher top
compared to the BMW 3-Series E30 Coupe, consequently a long distance, for example
when it is straight and there is no speed limits, can be
more faster. The difference might be perceptible
during travelling over fast and long
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Mercedes C-Class W203 Coupe W203 1.8 (C 160) 122HP manual is 83 mm wider in comparison to the BMW 3-Series E30 Coupe 324 d 86HP automatic. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The winner of these two vehicles in the category of fuel tank capacity is Mercedes C-Class W203 Coupe W203 1.8 (C 160) 122HP manual which is able to take by 17 percent more petrol compared with the BMW.
Mercedes has 133 millimeters longer wheelbase when compared to the BMW. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also gives more storage space. But, vehicles having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The Mercedes is 20 mm longer in comparison to the BMW. Long vehicles have more interior space and usually have more storage space. While the Mercedes C-Class W203 Coupe W203 occurs to be better option for families or drivers who appreciate soft, smooth long-distance rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the BMW 3-Series E30 may be more appropriate to singles as it will not cause problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk thinks of big size, the Mercedes C-Class W203 Coupe W203, which is by 3 % higher than the BMW 3-Series E30 Coupe, is better option for you. However, compared vehicles do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much noticeable.