The BMW 3-Series E90 uses 50 % less amount of fuel in the combined cycle when compared to the Lexus IS II Cabriolet. The difference at the level of 4.6 l will be very appreciable in everyday usage of the vehicle. In the long period of time it will result in a substantial cost reduction.
Thanks to 38 percent greater torque, the engine of the BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 distinctly better transmits power to the wheels than the Lexus IS II Cabriolet 250C 208HP manual. This, in turn, produces better a car's acceleration.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference in the amount of 13 percent suggests that the Lexus IS II is the worst vehicle of these two presented. In the „large family cars segment, being represented by the Lexus IS II, the medium acceleration is 9.9 s and is by 9 % lower than this of Lexus car.
With more trunk space the BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 320d 177HP manual will have much more room for transporting things and be more usefull one than the Lexus IS II Cabriolet 250C 208HP manual. If the size of the boot is what does appeal to you, the BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 320d 177HP manual will be better choice because it is around 44 percent more spacious than the boot of its competitor.
The top speed of the BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 320d 177HP manual is higher in comparison to this of the Lexus IS II Cabriolet which allows to cover the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 22 kilometers per hour is small and is imperceptible in daily driving.
Maximal torque RPM
Such a big difference stems from the fact that both compared vehicles are equipped with various engines. The BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 320d 177HP manual is equipped with the diesel engine, the Lexus IS II Cabriolet 250C 208HP manual is equipped with the petrol engine. Because of the fact that these cars has different kinds of engines, comparing this feature is pointless.
The wheelbase of a car is the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of more desirable vehicle's weight distribution. BMW 3-Series E90 has 2 % longer wheelbase distance when compared to Lexus. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of BMW should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.