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1990 BMW 316 vs. 2012 Subaru Impreza

To start off, 2012 Subaru Impreza is newer by 22 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 2,000 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Subaru Impreza is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Subaru Impreza weights approximately 335 kg more than 1990 BMW 316.

Because 2012 Subaru Impreza is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1990 BMW 316. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Subaru Impreza 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.

Compare all specifications:

1990 BMW 316 2012 Subaru Impreza
Make BMW Subaru
Model 316 Impreza
Year Released 1990 2012
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 2000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line boxer
Horse Power 100 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear AWD
Transmission Type Manual CVT
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1080 kg 1415 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 64 L


 

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