The BMW has 207 % more horsepower in relation to Opel Rekord D Coupe 1.7 60HP. The BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting 320d 184HP manual will be distinctly better accelerate because of grater horsepower. Also maneuvers like overtaking and passing cars or obstacles while driving should be a piece of cake for a vehicle equipped with stronger engine.
The difference of 240 % is really huge. It results from the fact that these cars have various types of engine. Whereas the BMW has a diesel engine, the Opel has a petrol engine.
Maximal torque RPM
The RMP at which the maximum torque is produced determines how fast an engine achieves its best performance with increase in rotational speed. The lower rotational speed or the longer range in which the torque is the greatest, the more the engine is flexible and the kick of acceleration should be felt earlier.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting 320d 184HP manual is 2 % wider in relation to the Opel Rekord D Coupe. It is clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The winner of this comparison in the category of fuel tank size is BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting 320d 184HP manual which is able to carry by 13 % more oil than the Opel Rekord D Coupe.
The wheelbase of a car equals the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving because of more desirable vehicle's weight distribution. BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting has 104 mm longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Opel Rekord D Coupe. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
Number of gears
The BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting 320d 184HP manual has a one additional
speed compared to the
Opel Rekord D Coupe 1.7 60HP. Sometimes the
additional gear is a very
tall one thanks to which the previous
gears can be narrower in order to
allow increased performance in the
lower gears. One more speed as well will contribute to smaller
fuel consumption and CO2 output.
The BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting has by 295 cubic centimeters greater cubic capacity in comparison to the Opel Rekord D. This may have a little impact as far as acceleration is concerned, as both figures does not differ much.
The BMW 3-Series E90 is 1 percent longer when compared to the Opel Rekord D. The length of the vehicle plays a role in respect of travelling comfort and space in the trunk. The BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting very likely will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting will be better driven ,however, the Opel Rekord D will be a slightly easier to park because of shorter length of the body.