The horsepower is a parameter that majority of us pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting that has by 6 % horsepower more in comparison to the Honda Accord VII Coupe, which makes this car somewhat faster. Because of more horsepower the BMW should as well give a bit better flexiblility in specific speeds.
The BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting uses 19 % less in the mixed cycle in relation to the Honda Accord VII Coupe. The difference in the amount of 19 percent is not perceptible. Nevertheless in the long run it can generate a substantial cost reduction.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The BMW 3-Series E90 accelerates from 0 to 100 Km/h in 8.8 s, which is 0.2 s quicker in relation to the Honda Accord VII Coupe 2.4 i 16V 160HP manual. However the difference is not as much significant to be taken into consideration when buying a ride.
The maximum velocity of the BMW is greater compared with the Honda Accord VII Coupe by 14, which allows the BMW 3-Series E90 to overcome quicker large distance of highway. The difference at the level of 14 % is small and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
The RMP at which the maximum torque is delivered determines how fast an engine achieves its best output with increase in rotational speed. The lower rmp or the longer range at which the torque is the greatest, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration is felt faster.
The BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting has 4 percent longer wheelbase in relation to Honda. Therefore the BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting is more safe and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable riding.
Number of gears
The BMW has only one additional
gear than the
Honda Accord VII Coupe 2.4 i 16V 160HP manual. Sometimes this
extra gear is used as an overdrive so that the previous
gears can be narrower in order to
allow increased performance in the
lower gears. One more gear as well affect
fuel consumption and CO2 emission.
Model release date
The difference in release date between presented cars is only 2 years, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a fast pace what may cause that the BMW may have more advanced solutions.
Automatic gearbox which is in the BMW 3-Series E90 Coupe E92 Facelifting despite having a few disadvantages offers much more better comfort of driving. After a long time spent at the steering wheel you probably would be less tired. Moreover automatic puts less strain on the engine because of the factory settings of changing gears in specific revs range.