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1990 BMW 316 vs. 2004 Mazda B4000

To start off, 2004 Mazda B4000 is newer by 14 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 4,031 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Mazda B4000 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Mazda B4000 (207 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 107 more horse power than 1990 BMW 316. (100 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Mazda B4000 should accelerate faster than 1990 BMW 316. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Mazda B4000 weights approximately 587 kg more than 1990 BMW 316. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2004 Mazda B4000 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1990 BMW 316. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2004 Mazda B4000 will offer significantly more control. 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, 2004 Mazda B4000 (323 Nm) has 182 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 BMW 316. (141 Nm). This means 2004 Mazda B4000 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 BMW 316.

Compare all specifications:

1990 BMW 316 2004 Mazda B4000
Make BMW Mazda
Model 316 B4000
Year Released 1990 2004
Body Type Sedan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 4031 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 100 HP 207 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 141 Nm 323 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 9.0:1
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1080 kg 1667 kg
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 5160 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1720 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 3200 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 74 L


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