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2006 BMW Z4 vs. 2005 Peugeot 206

To start off, 2006 BMW Z4 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Peugeot 206. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Peugeot 206 would be higher. At 2,492 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 BMW Z4 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 BMW Z4 (189 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 100 more horse power than 2005 Peugeot 206. (89 HP @ 5250 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 BMW Z4 should accelerate faster than 2005 Peugeot 206. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 BMW Z4 weights approximately 335 kg more than 2005 Peugeot 206. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 BMW Z4 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 2006 BMW Z4. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Peugeot 206, 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, 2006 BMW Z4 (245 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 112 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Peugeot 206. (133 Nm @ 3250 RPM). This means 2006 BMW Z4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Peugeot 206.

Compare all specifications:

2006 BMW Z4 2005 Peugeot 206
Make BMW Peugeot
Model Z4 206
Year Released 2006 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2492 cc 1396 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 189 HP 89 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5250 RPM
Torque 245 Nm 133 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 3250 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 75 mm
Engine Stroke Size 75 mm 77 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 11.0:1 10.2:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 235 km/hour 179 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 7 seconds 12.7 seconds
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1335 kg 1000 kg
Vehicle Length 4100 mm 4030 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1310 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2500 mm 2450 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9 L/100km 6.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 50 L


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