The horsepower is a feature that majority of drivers pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the BMW 3-Series E90 Limousine E90 320si 170HP manual which has by 4 % horsepower more in comparison to the Peugeot 407, which makes this vehicle slightly faster. Due to more horsepower the BMW 3-Series E90 Limousine E90 320si 170HP manual should also provide somewhat more flexiblility in specific gears.
The BMW 3-Series E90 Limousine E90 burns up 36 percent fewer fuel in the combined cycle in comparison to the Peugeot 407 Coupe 2.2 i 16V 160HP manual. The difference at the level of 3.3 l will be quite perceptible in day-to-day usage of the vehicle. In the long run it would give a substantial cost reduction.
The BMW 3-Series E90 burns up 4.5 l of petrol fewer running around the town than the Peugeot 407 Coupe 2.2 i 16V 160HP manual. The BMW, that represents large family cars class, consumes 2 l fewer fuel, which constitutes by 19 % lower fuel consumption in comparison to the average in the same segment. The difference in this category between compared vehicles is really big, so note that in order to the the comparison was adequate, you should pick up models of similar parameters.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference amounts to 1 s indicates that the Peugeot is insignificantly beaten in this confrontation. In the „mid-size” class, to which the Peugeot 407 Coupe is assigned, the medium acceleration is 9.9 s and is by 7 percent slower than acceleration of Peugeot’s vehicle.
The top speed possible to be reached by the BMW is greater as compared to this of the Peugeot 407 Coupe 2.2 i 16V 160HP manual which allows to drive the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 3 percent is not big and is not realy noticable in everyday use.
The wheelbase of a car equals the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of more appropriate car's weight distribution. BMW 3-Series E90 has 52 millimeters longer wheelbase distance than Peugeot. 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.
Maximum load capacity
Number of doors
For drivers that appreciate a comfortable vehicle the 4-door BMW 3-Series E90 Limousine E90 320si 170HP manual is a way reasonably to opt for. However, for people who value better styling we suggest choosing the 2-door Peugeot 407.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater possibility of carrying massive amount of thinks to it. The difference at the level of 22 mm in favor of the BMW is not big and does not matter much.