The BMW uses 44 percent fewer fuel in the mixed cycle when compared to the Mercedes E-Class W211 Sedan W211 2.6 V6 (240) 177HP manual. The difference at the level of 4.6 l will be significant in day-to-day usage of the car. In the long period of time it will bring you a considerable reduction of costs.
The BMW 3-Series E90 Limousine E90 burns up 6.8 l of gasoline less in city traffic in relation to the Mercedes. The BMW 3-Series E90 Limousine E90, which represents mid-size class, consumes 2 liters fewer petrol, which is by 19 percent better fuel consumption than the average in the same segment. The difference in fuel efficiency between compared vehicles is quite significant, so note that so as to the comparison have a sense, you should select models with similar parameters.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference that amounts to 8 percent indicates that the Mercedes E-Class W211 is the worst vehicle of these two presented. In the „E segment, being represented by the Mercedes E-Class W211, the medium acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 9.7 s and is by 0.8 s lower than this of Mercedes vehicle.
Maximal torque RPM
A wider range and a lower value of rotations at which the maximum torque is reached has an impact on an engine’s effectiveness and dynamism. However, to eliminate engines drawbacks like e.g. turbo lug, it is always worth to check a torque performance graph.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle directly affects interior space for travelers and also stability on road. The BMW 3-Series E90 Limousine E90 320si 170HP manual is widther by 2 mm compared with the Mercedes and is not really important. The average for the „middle” class is 1,764 mm and is by 3 % larger than the same feature of the BMW 3-Series E90 Limousine E90.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Mercedes E-Class W211 Sedan W211 2.6 V6 (240) 177HP manual's production began only 2 years earlier than the BMW 3-Series E90, the gap between technology used in both vehicles is not really big, however, the BMW 3-Series E90 may have slightly more advanced solutions applied in it.