Maximal torque RPM
A wider range and a lower number of revolutions at which the maximum torque is produced has an impact on an engine’s efficiency and flexibility. However, to get a whole view on an engine efficiency, it is good to see a torque graph.
BMW 3-Series F30 Gran Turismo F34 320i 184HP manual has 108 millimeters longer wheelbase when compared to the Citroen C5 III Sedan 2.2 HDi FAP 200HP automatic. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, vehicles having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The BMW 3-Series F30 Gran Turismo F34 is 40 mm longer in relation to the Citroen C5 III Sedan. The length of the car is significant when it comes to driving comfort and space in the trunk. The BMW preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. At the same time the BMW 3-Series F30 will be better driven but the Citroen C5 III Sedan 2.2 HDi FAP 200HP automatic will be a bit easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.
Model release date
The difference in date of commencement of production between presented cars is only 5 years, however, new technologies for vehicles are appearing at a dizzying pace what may cause that the BMW 3-Series F30 Gran Turismo F34 may have more modern technologies thanks to which everyday usage of it may be more comfortable.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of large size, the BMW 3-Series F30 Gran Turismo F34 320i 184HP manual, which is by 59 mm higher than the Citroen C5 III, is appropriate choice for you. However, presented cars do not differ much in its height and it should not be much noticeable.