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BMW 5 Series Sedan
2021 BMW 5 Series Sedan
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$54,200
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8.5
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Lexus GS F
2020 Lexus GS F
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$85,010
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8.3
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Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
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$70,300
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
5.0-liter V8 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
14 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
11.9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
5.0-liter V8 Gas
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
Horsepower
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
467 hp @ 7100 rpm
362 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
389 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
369 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39.4 ft
36.8 ft
39.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
19" x 9"
19" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
19" x 10"
19" x 9"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45HR18
P255/35YR19
P245/40ZR19
Rear Tire
P245/45HR18
P275/35YR19
P275/35ZR19

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
19 MPG
26 MPG
City
25 MPG
16 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
33 MPG
24 MPG
30 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.4 Tons/yr
9.4 Tons/yr
6.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
17.4 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
450 miles
278.4 miles
485.3 miles
Cruising Range Highway
594 miles
417.6 miles
633 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
195.8 in
193.5 in
196.4 in
Height
58.2 in
56.7 in
56.3 in
Max Width
73.5 in
72.6 in
73.8 in
Front Width
63.2 in
61.2 in
63.8 in
Rear Width
64.2 in
61.4 in
64.1 in
Wheelbase
117.1 in
112.2 in
115.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.1 in
3.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
40.6 in
41.9 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.8 in
38.9 in
36.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.7 in
57.2 in
57.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
54.4 in
58.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.5 in
32.8 in
35 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
37.8 in
35.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
55.7 in
56.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
54.2 in
58.6 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,765 lbs
4,034 lbs
4,134 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
14 ft³
14.1 ft³
11.9 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Flare Yellow
  • Liquid Platinum
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Smoky Granite Mica
  • Ultra White
  • Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Bernina Grey Amber Effect
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Bluestone Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
N/A
  • Cirrus Silver Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Selenite Grey Magno
  • designo Manufaktur Arabian Grey
  • designo Manufaktur Cashmere White Magno
  • designo Manufaktur Cote d'Azur Light Blue Metallic
  • designo Manufaktur Deep Green
  • designo Manufaktur Graphite Metallic
  • designo Manufaktur Midnight Blue
  • designo Manufaktur Teide Light Grey

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Cognac, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Circuit Red, Leather Seat Trim
  • White, Leather Seat Trim
  • Armagnac Brown/Black, designo Manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, designo Manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Deep White/Black, designo Manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Black/Titanium, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Macchiato Beige, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Titian Red, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato/Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Espresso Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Marsala/Espresso, Leather Upholstery
  • Yacht Blue/Black, designo Manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather Upholstery
N/A
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Grey, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Espresso, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Macchiato, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Marsala Brown/Espresso, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, Nappa Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles