BMW 3 Series Touring 328i (2014)
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BMW 3 Series Touring 328i (2014): 34 facts and highlights

1. larger engine size

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.
2l
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014): 6.2l

2. better fuel economy (combined)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
6.5l/100 km
Citroen C5 Tourer VTR Techno Pack (2014): 3.8l/100 km

3. height

1.43m
SEAT Ibiza ST E (2014): 1.43m

4. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
245hp
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014): 556hp

5. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
350Nm
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014): 747Nm

6. faster top speed

The fastest speed that the car can reach.
250km/h
BMW 3 Series Touring 328i (2014): 250km/h

7. faster acceleration (0-100)

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.
6s
BMW 3 Series Touring 328i (2014): 6s

8. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
9.2l/100 km
Peugeot 508 RXH (2015): 4l/100 km

9. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
5.5l/100 km
Citroen C5 Tourer VTR Techno Pack (2014): 3.5l/100 km

10. more cylinders

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.
4
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon (2014): 8

11. less CO2 emissions

The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.
159g/km
Peugeot 508 RXH (2015): 104g/km

12. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
60l
Peugeot 508 RXH (2015): 72l

13. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
BMW 3 Series Touring 328i (2014)
90% have it

14. Has a turbocharged engine

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.
BMW 3 Series Touring 328i (2014)
40% have it

15. Has Stop-Start system

A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.
BMW 3 Series Touring 328i (2014)
40% have it

16. Has in-car system

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
BMW 3 Series Touring 328i (2014)
55% have it

17. bigger screen size

A bigger screen size for the in-car system provides a better user experience, and is easier to use whilst driving.
6.5"
Peugeot 508 RXH (2015): 7"

18. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
16
Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon Luxury (2014): 24

19. width

1.81m
Peugeot 308 SW Access (2014): 1.56m

20. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.81m
BMW Series 5 Touring 528i (2014): 2.97m

21. shorter length

4.62m
SEAT Ibiza ST E (2014): 4.04m

22. longer basic warranty (years)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
4yrs
Citroen C5 Tourer VTR Techno Pack (2014): 6yrs

23. longer drivetrain warranty (years)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
4yrs
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen S 2.5L (2014): 9yrs

24. longer basic warranty (km)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
80467km
Citroen C5 Tourer VTR Techno Pack (2014): Unlimited km

25. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
80467km
Citroen C5 Tourer VTR Techno Pack (2014): Unlimited km
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