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2006 BMW Z4 vs. 2007 Subaru Outback Sport

To start off, 2007 Subaru Outback Sport is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 BMW Z4. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 BMW Z4 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 16 more horse power than 2007 Subaru Outback Sport. (173 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 BMW Z4 should accelerate faster than 2007 Subaru Outback Sport.

Because 2007 Subaru Outback Sport 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, 2007 Subaru Outback Sport 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. Let's talk about torque, 2006 BMW Z4 (245 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 20 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Subaru Outback Sport. (225 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2006 BMW Z4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Subaru Outback Sport.

Compare all specifications:

2006 BMW Z4 2007 Subaru Outback Sport
Make BMW Subaru
Model Z4 Outback Sport
Year Released 2006 2007
Body Type Convertible Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2492 cc 2457 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line boxer
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 189 HP 173 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 245 Nm 225 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 4400 RPM
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4100 mm 4470 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1310 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase Size 2500 mm 2530 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9 L/100km 9.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 60 L


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