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Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:04 PM

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Hi all, would appreciate feedback on the merits of this 2 cars.
Obviously comments from existing C180 owners are appreciated.
Not sure how BMW owners can comment since the 316 is not on the road yet but perhaps
320 owners care comment? Admittedly its not a fair comparison since 320 is 2 litre. Tks!!



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Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:15 PM

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Look at this Nazi brute!



AMG is pumping more and more testosterone into Mercedes Benz cars! Very macho now!

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:18 PM

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Look at this Nazi brute!



AMG is pumping more and more testosterone into Mercedes Benz cars! Very macho now!


Wow, swee

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:22 PM

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Look at this Nazi brute!



AMG is pumping more and more testosterone into Mercedes Benz cars! Very macho now!


TS asking about C180 and 316i ..... you post pic for the facelift E .....

I would go for the F30 316i as it is the newer model.... W204 started production in Y2007 and should be expecting a all new model soon. Only issue is that the 316i has only 136 BHP and the C180 output is 156 BHP.

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:29 PM

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U want more Ah Beng or Gentlemen look?

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 12:51 PM

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TS asking about C180 and 316i ..... you post pic for the facelift E .....

I would go for the F30 316i as it is the newer model.... W204 started production in Y2007 and should be expecting a all new model soon. Only issue is that the 316i has only 136 BHP and the C180 output is 156 BHP.



316i only 136 bhp?? It's TC right?? Many NA 1.6L can churn out around that amount of bhp nowadays..

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:00 PM

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316i only 136 bhp?? It's TC right?? Many NA 1.6L can churn out around that amount of bhp nowadays..


Same engine as 116i .... no 318i as the specs would be too close to 320i. I cannot remember the 0 to 100 km/h .. I think the 316i is about 9 sec ... not bad.

Edited by Civic6228, 14 January 2013 - 01:02 PM.


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Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:07 PM

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TS asking about C180 and 316i ..... you post pic for the facelift E .....

I would go for the F30 316i as it is the newer model.... W204 started production in Y2007 and should be expecting a all new model soon. Only issue is that the 316i has only 136 BHP and the C180 output is 156 BHP.


he not get 2 yellow cards for nth leh laugh.gif

brnig the 316 go tune

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:16 PM

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U want more Ah Beng or Gentlemen look?


I want the gentlemen look! They both look like gentlemen leh but can't believe the 316 only 136hp??

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:22 PM

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I want the gentlemen look! They both look like gentlemen leh but can't believe the 316 only 136hp??

Wow, like this also someone can purchase a luxury car? You are almost buying online liao (without doing any ground work)!

Yes, it is 136hp only and 0-100 is 8.9s (Not bad)

Go through the following link for further details
http://www.pml-bmw.c...technical_data/

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:27 PM

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Since already pay close to $200k, why not buy 320?

It made no sense to buy 316. Don't tell me because FC or road tax.

Lastly, BMW is the toy. Not what is inside the car.

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:29 PM

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I want the gentlemen look! They both look like gentlemen leh but can't believe the 316 only 136hp??



yes both also gentleman...

go aftermarket tune if u need the hp...otherwise the torque figures are good enough.

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:31 PM

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Since already pay close to $200k, why not buy 320?

It made no sense to buy 316. Don't tell me because FC or road tax.

Lastly, BMW is the toy. Not what is inside the car.


cannot like that say leh..later ask 320 then someone chime in ask why not 328..30k more....no end leh...

and agree..bmw is the UDM compared to peers of same level.

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:35 PM

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Though TS asking for opinion of 316 vs C180,

Agree with what someone mention, why not go for the next higher, 320 vs C200?

Since the difference in COE btn CAT A and B now quite small, unlike previuosly where is abt $20K +/-.....

Unless the actual selling price is still huge, like $20K more expensive....

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:41 PM

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cannot like that say leh..later ask 320 then someone chime in ask why not 328..30k more....no end leh...

and agree..bmw is the UDM compared to peers of same level.

In previous round of COE, the price diff btw 316 & 320 is around $20k. I think the diff has dissappear now unless PML eat the diff.

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:43 PM

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Though TS asking for opinion of 316 vs C180,

Agree with what someone mention, why not go for the next higher, 320 vs C200?

Since the difference in COE btn CAT A and B now quite small, unlike previuosly where is abt $20K +/-.....

Unless the actual selling price is still huge, like $20K more expensive....


So what's the price diff between 320 vs 316? If not mistaken is at least $30k?

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:46 PM

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In previous round of COE, the price diff btw 316 & 320 is around $20k. I think the diff has dissappear now unless PML eat the diff.



wouldnt be surprise...i am amazed by the tricks AD have in their sleeves..

but back to topic...bmw anyday over merc

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:51 PM

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Hi all, would appreciate feedback on the merits of this 2 cars.
Obviously comments from existing C180 owners are appreciated.
Not sure how BMW owners can comment since the 316 is not on the road yet but perhaps
320 owners care comment? Admittedly its not a fair comparison since 320 is 2 litre. Tks!!


Still prefer my new C180, though 320 is nice with it's lines. cool.gif

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 02:00 PM

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So what's the price diff between 320 vs 316? If not mistaken is at least $30k?

Might be if you are talking about sports line. It will matter to you if you going after the BMW badge. If not, who cares?

I used to drive E39 520 basic. The joy comes from driving the car & not what is inside the car.

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 02:13 PM

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Why everyone quote horsepower but nobody quote torque? 220Nm 1,350 rpm, not bad what.

Peak hp at 4,350 rpm, peak torque at 1,350 rpm, looks like quite a flexible engine but not high revving, machiam diesel.
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