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Compare BMW 5 Series Sedan vs Buick LaCrosse

Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.8 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
18.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
194 hp @ 6300 rpm
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
187 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr
Turning Diameter
39.5 ft
38 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x TBD

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45HR18
P235/50R18
Rear Tire
P245/45HR18
P235/50R18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
29 MPG
City
24 MPG
25 MPG
Highway
34 MPG
35 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 (2019) Tons/yr
6.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
15.8 gallons
Cruising Range City
432 miles
395 miles
Cruising Range Highway
612 miles
553 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.6 in
197.5 in
Height
58.2 in
57.5 in
Max Width
73.5 in
73.5 in
Front Width
63 in
62.9 in
Rear Width
63.9 in
63.1 in
Wheelbase
117.1 in
114.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
42 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.8 in
38.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.7 in
57.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
54.8 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.5 in
38 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
56.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
55.1 in

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
3,746 lbs
3,490 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
18.7 ft³
14.3 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Bluestone Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Imperial Blue Metallic
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Almandin Brown II Metallic, Priority 1
  • Azurite Black II Metallic, Priority 1
  • Champagne Quartz II Metallic, Priority 1
  • Rhodonite Silver Metallic, Priority 1
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black w/Blue, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Light Neutral, Leatherette seat trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Night Blue, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Caramel/Black, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Smoke White/Black, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Tartufo, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
Entertainment System
Optional
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Heads-Up Display
Optional
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available
Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Seat-Massage
Optional
Not Available
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Navigation from Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Night Vision
Optional
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
N/A
1 Year/1 Visit
Rust-Through
N/A
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
Warranty Note
N/A
Preliminary 2019 Warranty Note