The Chevrolet Captiva I 2.4 i 16V FWD 141HP manual has 11 Nm more torque when compared to the BMW. Even though a great deal of drivers do not appreciate the maximum torque when buying a automobile, it presents the best how a vehicle is speeding up. As far as these two vehicles are concerned the difference is not really big so you probably will not feel the difference.
The Chevrolet burns up of 6 % fuel fewer in the city in comparison to the BMW X3 E83. The Chevrolet Captiva I, which is classified in compact SUV segment, consumes of 2.9 l of fuel for every 100 km more than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in the “small off-road 4x4” segment is 9.6 l/100Km.
Width of a vehicle influences on room in the cabin as well as stability on road. The Chevrolet Captiva I is widther by 2 mm than the BMW X3 E83 and is not really worth considering. The average for the „compact SUV” segment equals to 1,797 mm and is by 56 mm smaller than the width of the Chevrolet Captiva I.
The Chevrolet Captiva I has by 21 % larger engine size when compared to the BMW. This may have a little impact on vehicle's performance, as both values does not vary much.
Maximum load capacity
The Chevrolet Captiva I is 2 percent longer when compared to the BMW X3 E83 2.0 i 150HP manual 4x4. The length of the vehicle plays a role in terms of travelling comfort and room in the boot. The Chevrolet Captiva I probably will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the Chevrolet Captiva I will be better driven but the BMW will be a slightly easier to park because of shorter length .
Model release date
Given that the BMW X3 E83 2.0 i 150HP manual 4x4's production started only 3 years before the Chevrolet, the distance in technology used in both vehicles shouldn’t be really huge, however, the Chevrolet Captiva I may feature slightly more new solutions applied in it.
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the Chevrolet Captiva I, which is by 3 % higher than the BMW X3 E83, would be better choice for you. However, compared cars do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much noticeable.