The horsepower is a this thing that majority of us pay the biggest attention to. In this case, it is the BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 that has by 10 % horsepower more when compared to the Chevrolet Malibu VII, which makes this vehicle a bit faster. With more horsepower the BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 should also give a bit more flexiblility in specific gears.
The BMW 3-Series F30 burns up 45 % fewer fuel in the combined cycle in relation to the Chevrolet Malibu VII 2.4 DOHC 167HP manual. The difference at the level of 3.5 l will be quite significant in day-to-day usage of the vehicle. In the long run it will bring you a real savings.
The BMW has 156 Nm more torque in relation to the Chevrolet. The difference at this level is quite big, so that the BMW 3-Series F30 will accelerate perceptibly faster.
The BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 320d 184HP manual burns up of 4.8 l fuel fewer while driving inside city in comparison to the Chevrolet Malibu VII 2.4 DOHC 167HP manual. The BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 320d 184HP manual, which is classified in mid-size segment, uses 4.6 l per 100 km less than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in the “D” class is 10.6 l per 100 km.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Chevrolet Malibu VII 2.4 DOHC 167HP manual speeds up relatively slower compared to the BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30. The
difference at the level of
21 % is
not really significant and it should
not be substantially taken into
as important when selecting the better one of presented
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the BMW 3-Series F30 is higher as compared to this of the Chevrolet Malibu VII which allows to drive the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 31 kilometers/hour is little and is not realy noticable in daily driving.
Maximal torque RPM
This huge difference stems from the fact that both compared cars have different engines. The BMW has the diesel engine while the Chevrolet Malibu VII 2.4 DOHC 167HP manual is equipped with the petrol engine. In case of different types of engines, comparing this feature is pointless.
The BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 320d 184HP manual has 66 millimeters longer wheelbase than Chevrolet. As a result the BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 320d 184HP manual is more safe and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable riding.