The horsepower is a this thing that majority of drivers pay the greatest attention to. In this case, it is the BMW 3-Series E90 that has by 4 horsepower more than the Chevrolet, which makes this vehicle slightly better in terms of high speed. Thanks to more horsepower the BMW should as well provide slightly more flexiblility in specific speeds.
The BMW burns up 1.2 l less fuel in the combined cycle in comparison to the Chevrolet Malibu VI. The BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting 320i 170HP automatic, being palced in „middle” segment burns up by 1.1 l less amount of fuel than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in this class in the mixed cycle amounts to 7.7 l.
The BMW uses of 12 percent petrol less in city traffic compared to the Chevrolet. The BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting, which is classified in middle class, burns up of 1.1 l/100Km fewer than the medium level in its class. The average fuel consumption in the “middle” class is 10.6 l/100Km.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference at the level of 7 percent shows that the Chevrolet Malibu VI 2.4 H 166HP manual is the worst car of these two presented. In the „middle segment, being represented by the Chevrolet Malibu VI 2.4 H 166HP manual, the average acceleration is 9.9 s and is by 0.4 s lower than this of Chevrolet car.
The maximum speed of the BMW 3-Series E90 is greater compared with of the Chevrolet by 24 kilometers per hour, which allows the BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting 320i 170HP automatic to travel faster long stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 24 kilometers/hour is small and will be negligible in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
The rotational speed at which the maximum torque is delivered tells us how fast an engine achieves its best output with growth in rmp. The lower rotational speed or the longer range at which the torque has the highest value, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration should be felt earlier.
In the aspect of fuel tank size it is the BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting 320i 170HP automatic which can contain 2 percent more fuel in relation to the Chevrolet Malibu VI 2.4 H 166HP manual. The average fuel tank capacity in the mid-size segment, which is represented by the BMW, equals 63 liters, whereas in large family cars segment (represented by the Chevrolet Malibu VI 2.4 H 166HP manual) it amounts to 63 l.
For a drive in the city, it is good to have an automatic however the choice of transmisison may have a considerable impact on fuel consumption. Automatics may burn up somewhere from 5 to 10% more than manuals.