The horsepower is a characteristic that majority of car fans pay the greatest attention to. In this case, it is the BMW which has by 24 horsepower more in comparison to the Honda Accord VII, which makes this car a bit faster. Having more horsepower the BMW 3-Series F30 Touring F31 320i 184HP automatic 4x4 should as well provide slightly better efficiency in specific gears.
The fuel economy is considerably to BMW 3-Series F30 Touring F31 320i 184HP automatic 4x4's advantage. This automobile burns 1.8 l fewer fuel in the combined cycle compared to the Honda Accord VII. Note that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the large family cars class, in which the BMW 3-Series F30 Touring F31 320i 184HP automatic 4x4 is classified, is 7.7 l whereas the BMW 3-Series F30 Touring F31 consumes by 18 percent less fuel than the average.
Maximum torque of the BMW is 53 newton meters greater than the Honda Accord VII Coupe. For this reason, the BMW 3-Series F30 will accelerate slightly better and be better for overtaking other cars. Appropriate use of the flexibility of the engine may also cause that the BMW 3-Series F30 Touring F31 will consume on average less fuel for every 100 km.
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the BMW 3-Series F30 Touring F31 is greater in comparison to this of the Honda Accord VII Coupe 2.4 i 16V 160HP manual which allows to drive the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 12 percent is little and is imperceptible in daily use.
Maximal torque RPM
A big difference in revolutions per minute at which the maximum torque is delivered distinctly shows that a car which does not require to be revved high is this of the BMW 3-Series F30. The engine of the Honda Accord VII reaches its full efficiency at 4,500 revolutions per minute which is by 72 percent lower compared with the BMW 3-Series F30 Touring F31 320i 184HP automatic 4x4.
BMW 3-Series F30 Touring F31 has 5 percent longer wheelbase when compared to the Honda Accord VII Coupe 2.4 i 16V 160HP manual. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. But, cars having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
Number of doors
Much more comfortable and practical car is 5-door BMW. The 2-door Honda has less pluses, except for sporty character.
Model release date
Manufacture of the older vehicle started 10 years prior to its rival hence man may suspect that this car has significantly less advanced solutions applied.
Automatic transmission installed in the BMW 3-Series F30 Touring F31 320i 184HP automatic 4x4 in spite of having a few drawback offers much more better comfort of driving. After a long ride especially in the city you probably would be less exhausted. Moreover automatic puts less strain on the engine thanks to the factory settings of changing gears in specific revs range.