The horsepower of the Saab 9-3 I Cabrio 2.0 T 185HP manual is by 15 hp bigger in comparison to the BMW 3-Series E46. Because the difference is not big it should not affect the vehicles performance to a large extent.
The Saab 9-3 I Cabrio 2.0 T 185HP manual consumes 1.1 l fewer in the combined cycle when compared to the BMW 3-Series E46 Cabrio 320 i 170HP manual. The difference at the level of 1.1 l is not significant. However in the long term it would allow you to make a considerable reduction of costs.
The Saab 9-3 I Cabrio consumes 1.5 l less fuel running around the town than the BMW 3-Series E46 Cabrio. The Saab 9-3 I Cabrio, that represents middle class, burns up 0.9 l less fuel. Bear in mind that average fuel consumption in the urban for the D class equals to 10.6 l, whereas the Saab 9-3 I Cabrio 2.0 T 185HP manual needs by 9 % more amount of fuel than the average.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Saab can reach the speed of 100Km/h in 8.4 s, which is 0.4 s quicker than the BMW 3-Series E46 Cabrio 320 i 170HP manual. However the difference is not as much significant to be taken into consideration when buying a vehicle.
The maximum velocity of the Saab is higher in comparison to this of the BMW 3-Series E46 Cabrio 320 i 170HP manual which allows to travel the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 7 kilometers per hour is not big and is imperceptible in everyday driving.
The winner of this confrontatnion in the category of fuel tank size is Saab 9-3 I Cabrio 2.0 T 185HP manual that is able to take by 2 percent more gasoline in relation to the BMW.
The Saab 9-3 I Cabrio is 3 % longer than the BMW 3-Series E46 Cabrio. Long vehicles have more interior space and in most cases have more storage space. Although the Saab 9-3 I Cabrio occurs to be better pick for families or those who value comfortable driving, the BMW 3-Series E46 Cabrio 320 i 170HP manual may appeal to the young as it will not cause problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
If you are a tall man or you carry in the trunk thinks of large dimensions, the Saab 9-3 I Cabrio 2.0 T 185HP manual, which is by 53 millimeters higher than the BMW 3-Series E46 Cabrio, would be appropriate pick for you. However, compared cars do not vary much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much observable.