Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet SS than the BMW ActiveHybrid 3, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet SS, the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.
With the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet SS, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 is somewhat more expensive than the Chevrolet SS. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Chevrolet SS.
Since the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 is much slimmer than the Chevrolet SS, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW ActiveHybrid 3, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Chevrolet SS.
The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 has much less torque than the Chevrolet SS, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 is significantly less powerful than the Chevrolet SS. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 and the Chevrolet SS. The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 has significantly less cargo room than the Chevrolet SS, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 than that of the Chevrolet SS.
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