The Lexus ES I noticeably gives way to the BMW 5-Series E34 M5 Sedan 3.8 340HP manual in the category of horsepower having them by 182 hp less. As a result the engine installed in the BMW produces relatively lots of power and rapid acceleration.
Because of 182 Nm more torque, the engine of the BMW 5-Series E34 M5 Sedan 3.8 340HP manual distinctly better transmits power to the wheels than the Lexus. This, in turn, have a positive impact on acceleration.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
If a dynamic driving is what you are really in to, the BMW 5-Series E34 M5 Sedan 3.8 340HP manual fits you better because it’s
acceleration to 100 km/h is
better in relation to
the Lexus ES I.
The maximum velocity of the BMW 5-Series E34 is higher as compared to this of the Lexus ES I which allows to cover the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 16 % is not big and is imperceptible in everyday use.
Distance between two sides of a car affects room in the cabin as well as stability during driving. The BMW 5-Series E34 is widther by 52 millimeters in comparison to the Lexus ES I and is not really relevant. The medium for the „executive” class equals to approximately 1,826 mm and is by 4 % bigger than the same attribute of the BMW.
BMW 5-Series E34 has 6 percent longer wheelbase when compared to the Lexus ES I 2.5 158HP manual. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. However, cars with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
Number of gears
The BMW 5-Series E34 M5 Sedan 3.8 340HP manual has only one additional
gear compared to the
Lexus ES I. Usually the
extra gear is a taller one so that the previous
gears can be shorter in order to
allow increased acceleration in the
lower gears. One more gear as well helps
fuel consumption and CO2 emission.
The engine size of the BMW 5-Series E34 is by 51 percent bigger than the Lexus ES I. For this reason the Lexus will consume less fuel, but, the engine of the BMW 5-Series E34 M5 Sedan will be of better quality, working more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
The BMW 5-Series E34 M5 Sedan 3.8 340HP manual is 1 percent longer than the Lexus ES I 2.5 158HP manual. The length of the vehicle plays a role when it comes to driving comfort and space in the boot. The BMW probably will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. At the same time the BMW 5-Series E34 M5 Sedan 3.8 340HP manual will be better driven ,however, the Lexus ES I 2.5 158HP manual will be a slightly easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater capacity of loading big amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 34 mm in favor of the BMW 5-Series E34 is little and should not be really noticeable.