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2006 BMW Z4 vs. 2004 Mazda AZ

To start off, 2006 BMW Z4 is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Mazda AZ. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Mazda AZ would be higher. At 2,492 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 BMW Z4 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 BMW Z4 weights approximately 585 kg more than 2004 Mazda AZ.

Because 2004 Mazda AZ is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2006 BMW Z4. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2004 Mazda AZ 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:

2006 BMW Z4 2004 Mazda AZ
Make BMW Mazda
Model Z4 AZ
Year Released 2006 2004
Body Type Convertible Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2492 cc 657 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 189 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1335 kg 750 kg
Vehicle Length 4100 mm 3400 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1480 mm
Vehicle Height 1310 mm 1700 mm
Wheelbase Size 2500 mm 2370 mm


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