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2007 BMW 330 vs. 2013 Toyota Sequoia

To start off, 2013 Toyota Sequoia is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 BMW 330. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 BMW 330 would be higher. At 5,700 cc (8 cylinders), 2013 Toyota Sequoia is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Toyota Sequoia (376 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 122 more horse power than 2007 BMW 330. (254 HP @ 6600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Toyota Sequoia should accelerate faster than 2007 BMW 330. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Toyota Sequoia weights approximately 1189 kg more than 2007 BMW 330. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. 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, 2013 Toyota Sequoia (544 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 244 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 BMW 330. (300 Nm @ 2600 RPM). This means 2013 Toyota Sequoia will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 BMW 330. 2013 Toyota Sequoia has automatic transmission and 2007 BMW 330 has manual transmission. 2007 BMW 330 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2013 Toyota Sequoia will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 BMW 330 2013 Toyota Sequoia
Make BMW Toyota
Model 330 Sequoia
Year Released 2007 2013
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 5700 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 254 HP 376 HP
Engine RPM 6600 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 544 Nm
Torque RPM 2600 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual 6-speed automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1525 kg 2714 kg
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 5210 mm
Vehicle Width 1430 mm 2030 mm
Vehicle Height 1820 mm 1955 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 3100 mm
Fuel Consumption 7.8 L/100km 11.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 100 L


 

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