BMW 328i vs VW Passat 2.0 BiTDI 4motion

Picture of VW Passat 2.0 BiTDI 4motion (B8)
Picture of BMW 328i
Category Passat 2.0 BiTDIBMW 328i
Max power (ps / bhp) 240 / 237245 / 242
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 500 / 369350 / 258
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1646 / 36291530 / 3373
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 146 / 144160 / 158

Performance

Category Passat 2.0 BiTDIBMW 328i
0 - 100 kph 6.1 s5.9 s
Top speed 240 kph (149 mph)251 kph (156 mph)

Summary

Category Passat 2.0 BiTDIBMW 328i
Track Performance 00
Straight line speed 178200
Total 178200

Verdict

328i is the fastest by a small margin.

However, FastestLaps.com does not have enough lap times and performance data to make this comparison conclusive.

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benedekpuskas  2m ago

The VW is heavier, fwd and has less power, yet as fast as the BMW.

This proves diesel cars are not much slower than petrol cars.