91points

BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)

69points

BMW Z4 Roadster sDrive20i (2014)

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BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014) vs BMW Z4 Roadster sDrive20i (2014)

BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
BMW Z4 Roadster sDrive20i (2014)
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
BMW Z4 Roadster sDrive20i (2014)
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Why is BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014) better than BMW Z4 Roadster sDrive20i (2014)?

  • Has a rear-view camera
  • Has regenerative braking
  • Has Stop-Start system
  • Has stolen vehicle tracking system
  • Is a hybrid car
  • Has ISOFIX/LATCH
  • 0.08Cd lower coefficient of drag
    0.27Cdvs0.35Cd
  • 92mm narrower
    1.86mvs1951mm

Why is BMW Z4 Roadster sDrive20i (2014) better than BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)?

  • 1.3l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    8.9l/100 kmvs10.2l/100 km
  • 2.2l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
    5.6l/100 kmvs7.8l/100 km
  • Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
  • 2.2l/100 km better fuel economy (combined)
    6.8l/100 kmvs9l/100 km
  • 172mm shorter
    1.29mvs1463mm
  • 1.3m smaller turn radius
    10.7mvs12m
  • 673mm shorter length
    4.24mvs4912mm
  • Has dual-clutch transmission

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1.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
BMW Z4 Roadster sDrive20i (2014)

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.

2. higher maximum torque

330Nm

270Nm

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.

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3.Has a rear-view camera
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
BMW Z4 Roadster sDrive20i (2014)

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

4. better fuel economy (highway)

7.8l/100 km

5.6l/100 km

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.

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5.Has smart key as standard
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
BMW Z4 Roadster sDrive20i (2014)

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

6. more horsepower

335hp

184hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

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