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1990 BMW 316 vs. 2000 Dodge Stratus

To start off, 2000 Dodge Stratus is newer by 10 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1990 BMW 316. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1990 BMW 316 would be higher. At 2,491 cc (6 cylinders), 2000 Dodge Stratus is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Dodge Stratus weights approximately 355 kg more than 1990 BMW 316.

Because 1990 BMW 316 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1990 BMW 316. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 Dodge Stratus, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2000 Dodge Stratus (231 Nm) has 90 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 BMW 316. (141 Nm). This means 2000 Dodge Stratus will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 BMW 316.

Compare all specifications:

1990 BMW 316 2000 Dodge Stratus
Make BMW Dodge
Model 316 Stratus
Year Released 1990 2000
Body Type Sedan Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 2491 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 100 HP 0 HP
Torque 141 Nm 231 Nm
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1080 kg 1435 kg
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 4840 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1370 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2640 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 49 L


 

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