Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286HP automatic vs BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual

Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286HP automatic

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20 reasons for

Lancia Thema II Sedan, model available from 2011.
It has 3.6 V6 286HP ic petrol engine produced from 2011 to 2013.
Drive on the front axle has automatic, 8 speed gearbox.

14 reasons for

BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10, model available from 2010.
It has 520d 184HP diesel engine produced from 2010.
Drive on the rear axle has manual, 6 speed gearbox.

BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual
Lancia

20 reasons for Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286KM automat in comparison to BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual

Reasons for
135

Maximal power

286 > 184 hp
The Lancia Thema II Sedan is equipped with petrol which produce by 55 percent more horsepower over the the engine of the BMW 5-Series F10, giving the vehicle a more dynamic character. It should be better choice for drivers who would like to feel thrill of drive a sports car.
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Acceleration 0-100 km/h

7.7 > 8.1 s
A small difference at the level of 5 percent suggests that the BMW is the worst vehicle of these two . In the „executive segment, being represented by the BMW 5-Series F10, the average acceleration amounts to 9.7 s and is by 17 % lower than this of BMW vehicle.
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Top speed

240 > 227 km/h
The top speed of the ​​Lancia Thema II is greater in comparison to of the BMW 5-Series F10 by 6, which allows the Lancia to travel quicker large distance of highway. The difference at the level of 6 percent is small and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
22

Width

1,902 > 1,860 mm
Width of a vehicle directly affects room in the cabin as well as stability during driving. The Lancia is widther only by 42 mm in relation to the BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual and is not really important. The medium for the „executive” segment amounts to approximately 1,826 mm and is by 4 percent larger than the width of the Lancia Thema II.
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Fuel tank

71 > 69 l
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286HP automatic that can contain 2 liters more fuel compared with the BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10. The average fuel tank capacity in the upper middle class, which is represented by the Lancia Thema II, equals 71 l, whereas in upper middle segment (represented by the BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual) it is 71 liters.
15

Wheelbase

3,052 > 2,975 mm
The Lancia Thema II Sedan has 3 percent longer wheelbase than BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual. Therefore the Lancia Thema II Sedan is safer and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable driving.
14

Cylinders

6 > 4
10

Number of gears

8 > 6 gears
The Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286HP automatic has a one additional gear compared to the BMW 5-Series F10. Generally this extra gear is a taller one thanks to which the previous gears can be shorter in order to allow better acceleration in the lower gears. One more gear also will contribute to smaller fuel consumption and CO2 emission.
8

Engine capacity

3,603 > 1,994 cc
The engine cubic capacity of the Lancia Thema II is by 1,609 cubic centimeters bigger than the BMW 5-Series F10. In a consequence the BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual will be more fuel efficient, however, the engine of the Lancia Thema II Sedan will be of better quality, running more smoothly and more durable.
6

Length

5,062 > 4,889 mm
The Lancia Thema II Sedan is 173 mm longer in comparison to the BMW. The length of the vehicle is important when it comes to travelling comfort and space in the boot. The Lancia Thema II probably will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. At the same time the Lancia Thema II will be better driven ,however, the BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual will be a slightly easier to park due to shorter length .
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Rear track

1,640 > 1,627 mm
4

Cylinder layout

V-type > inline
A Vee engine is a upgraded construction of a engine with cylinders arranged in a straight line which in our opinion} is {a better one. Engine of V layout installed in a vehicle the Lancia Thema II produces more torque at lower RPM ranges because of the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of engime can house more cylinders without significant growth in its size. A Better engine work and nicer sound is to a V engine’s advantage.
1

Model release date

2011 > 2010
Given that the BMW was launched only 1 year before the Lancia Thema II, the gap between technology applied in both cars is not really huge, however, the Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286HP automatic may feature slightly more modern solutions used in it.
1

Height

1,488 > 1,474 mm
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater possibility of loading big amount of thinks to it. The difference that amounts to 14 millimeters in favor of the Lancia Thema II Sedan is not big and does not matter much.
0

Transmission

automatic > manual
A stick shift with which the BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 is equipped is less complex built and is cheaper in usage, however, it is less comfortable as the driver has to put on clutch and change speeds and it can be lot of inconvenience in a jammed urban traffic where drivers have lots of frequent stop and go conditions. An automatic gearbox which is put in the Lancia with 8 – speeds gearbox is in our opinion better one.
0

Payload

2,354 > 2,250 kg
0

Front track

1,623 > 1,602 mm
0

Valves

24 > 16
0

Rear overhang

1,074 > 1,099 mm
0

Curb weight

1,876 > 1,713 kg

BMW

14 reasons for BMW Seria 5 F10 Limuzyna F10 520d 184KM manual in comparison to Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286HP automatic

Reasons for
112

Average consumption

4.8 > 9.3 l
The fuel economy is distinctly to BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual's advantage. This car uses 4.5 l less oil in the mixed cycle in relation to the Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286HP automatic. Bear in mind that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the E segment, in which the BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 is classified, is 8.8 l while the BMW needs by 45 % less amount of fuel than the average.
59

Maximal torque

381 > 340 Nm
Maximum torque of the BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 is 41 newton meters higher than the Lancia. Because of this, the BMW 5-Series F10 will accelerate somewhat swifter and be better for overtaking other cars. Appropriate use of the flexibility of the engine may also make that the BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 will consume on average fever fuel per 100 kilometers.
56

Urban consumption

6 > 13.9 l
The BMW 5-Series F10 consumes 57 % less fuel in city traffic in relation to the Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286HP automatic. The difference at the level of 57 percent is very significant in everyday use of car. Additionally, within many months it may generate huge savings. Also note that presented results of the average fuel efficiency may be considerably raised if you ride swiftly. The difference in fuel consumption of the cars compared by you is so big that you should consider to choose vehicles with engines of similar power and similar dimensions. Only then will the comparision have a sense.
38

Trunk capacity

520 > 460 l
The trunk of the BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual is only 60 l bigger than the Lancia Thema II Sedan. However, the difference is so little that it would be fair to say that both cars have more of less the same trunk capacity.
30

Maximal torque RPM

1,905 > 4,645 revolutions/minute
This big difference stems from the fact that both compared cars are equipped with different engines. The BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 has the diesel engine, the Lancia Thema II Sedan is equipped with the petrol engine. In case of different kinds of engines, comparing this characteristic is pointless.
24

Extra-urban consumption

4.3 > 6.7 l
19

Range

1,400 > 769 km
12

Urban range

1,207 > 520 km
11

Extra-urban range

1,591 > 1,079 km
8

Maximum load capacity

535 > 483 kg
8

Gross trailer weight

2,005 > 1,723 kg
0

Maximal power RPM

4,000 > 6,350 revolutions/minute
0

Gross trailer weight without breaks

749 > 453 kg
0

Front overhang

833 > 938 mm

Cars specifications

Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286HP automatic BMW 5-Series F10 Limousine F10 520d 184HP manual
    Gross trailer weight 1,723 kg 2,005 kg
    Price range luxury luxury
    Model release date 2011 2010
    Facelifting no no
    Code name - F10-F11
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