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1990 BMW 316 vs. 2007 Toyota Aygo

To start off, 2007 Toyota Aygo is newer by 17 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 1,596 cc (4 cylinders), 1990 BMW 316 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1990 BMW 316 (100 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 33 more horse power than 2007 Toyota Aygo. (67 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1990 BMW 316 should accelerate faster than 2007 Toyota Aygo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1990 BMW 316 weights approximately 216 kg more than 2007 Toyota Aygo. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 2007 Toyota Aygo, 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, 1990 BMW 316 (141 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 48 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Toyota Aygo. (93 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 1990 BMW 316 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Toyota Aygo.

Compare all specifications:

1990 BMW 316 2007 Toyota Aygo
Make BMW Toyota
Model 316 Aygo
Year Released 1990 2007
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 100 HP 67 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 141 Nm 93 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 3600 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1080 kg 864 kg
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 3405 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1615 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2340 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 35 L


 

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