The Chrysler Sebring II uses 10 % less in the mixed cycle than the BMW 3-Series E46. The difference at the level of 0.9 l is not significant. Nevertheless in the long term it can generate a real savings.
The Chrysler Sebring II consumes 15 % less fuel while driving inside city in relation to the BMW. The Chrysler Sebring II Cabrio, that comes from large family cars class, consumes 0.4 l fewer gasoline. Bear in mind that average fuel consumption in the urban for the large family cars segment equals to 10.6 l, while the Chrysler Sebring II Cabrio 2.0 i 16V 141HP manual consumes by 4 percent more amount of fuel than the average.
The boot of the Chrysler Sebring II is only 7 percent bigger than the BMW 3-Series E46. However, the difference is so little that it would be fair to say that both cars have similar boot space.
Distance between two sides of a car directly affects the amount of space for passengers as well as stability while driving. The width of the Chrysler Sebring II Cabrio 2.0 i 16V 141HP manual is larger only by 3 millimeters compared with the BMW 3-Series E46 Cabrio 320 i 170HP manual and is not really relevant. The medium for the „mid-size” segment amounts to 1,764 millimeters and is by 4 mm smaller than the width of the Chrysler.
The winner of these two vehicles in the category of fuel tank capacity is Chrysler that can take by 3 % more fuel than the BMW 3-Series E46.
Maximum load capacity
The Chrysler Sebring II is 10 % longer in relation to the BMW. The length of the car plays a role when it comes to travelling comfort and space in the boot. The Chrysler Sebring II Cabrio preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. Aditionally the Chrysler will be better driven ,however, the BMW will be a slightly easier to park because of shorter length of the body.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the BMW 3-Series E46 Cabrio's production began only 2 years before the Chrysler Sebring II Cabrio, the distance in technology applied in both vehicles is not really huge, however, the Chrysler Sebring II Cabrio may have slightly more new solutions used in it.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater capacity of putting big amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 2 percent to the advantage of the Chrysler Sebring II is not big and should not be really noticeable.