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2012 BMW 335 vs. 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer

To start off, both 2012 BMW 335 and 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer were released in the same year (2012). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,979 cc (6 cylinders), 2012 BMW 335 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 BMW 335 (300 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 152 more horse power than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer. (148 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2012 BMW 335 should accelerate faster than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 BMW 335 weights approximately 480 kg more than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2012 BMW 335 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 2012 BMW 335. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer, 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, 2012 BMW 335 (406 Nm @ 1300 RPM) has 208 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer. (198 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 2012 BMW 335 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer.

Compare all specifications:

2012 BMW 335 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer
Make BMW Mitsubishi
Model 335 Lancer
Year Released 2012 2012
Body Type Convertible Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2979 cc 2000 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 300 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 5800 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 406 Nm 198 Nm
Torque RPM 1300 RPM 4200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type 6-speed manual CVT
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1805 kg 1325 kg
Vehicle Length 4624 mm 4572 mm
Vehicle Width 1783 mm 1763 mm
Vehicle Height 1384 mm 1491 mm
Wheelbase Size 2810 mm 2634 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 8.4 L/100km 7.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 12.4 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 57 L 59 L


 

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