The horsepower of the BMW 3-Series E36 Compact is 17 percent bigger in comparison to the Nissan Primera I Hatchback. Because the difference is not big this should not affect the vehicles performance extensively.
The BMW 3-Series E36 consumes 11 % less in the combined cycle in relation to the Nissan Primera I Hatchback. The difference in the amount of 11 % is not perceptible. However within some time it can generate a substantial cost reduction.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference in the amount of 0.7 s suggests that the Nissan is the worst car of these two presented. In the „mid-size class, being represented by the Nissan, the average acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 9.9 s and is by 2 seconds higher than this of Nissan vehicle.
The top velocity possible to be reached by the BMW 3-Series E36 Compact is greater in comparison to this of the Nissan Primera I Hatchback 1.6 90HP manual which allows to travel the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 10 km/h is not big and is not realy noticable in everyday use.
BMW 3-Series E36 has 6 percent longer wheelbase than the Nissan Primera I Hatchback 1.6 90HP manual. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. But, vehicles having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The BMW has by 19 % larger engine capacity than the Nissan Primera I. This play a little role when it comes to car's performance, as both figures are quite simmilar.
Maximum load capacity
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of putting massive amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 4 millimeters in favor of the BMW 3-Series E36 is little and does not matter much.