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1990 BMW 316 vs. 2008 Geely CK

To start off, 2008 Geely CK is newer by 18 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. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1990 BMW 316 weights approximately 40 kg more than 2008 Geely CK.

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, 2008 Geely CK, 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 13 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Geely CK. (128 Nm @ 3400 RPM). This means 1990 BMW 316 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Geely CK.

Compare all specifications:

1990 BMW 316 2008 Geely CK
Make BMW Geely
Model 316 CK
Year Released 1990 2008
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 1498 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 100 HP 0 HP
Torque 141 Nm 128 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 3400 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 9.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
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 1040 kg
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2440 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 45 L


 

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