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BMW 5 Series Sedan
2020 BMW 5 Series Sedan
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$53,900
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.9
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Lexus IS
2019 Lexus IS
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$38,560
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.6
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Tesla Model 3
2019 Tesla Model 3
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$35,000
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9.0
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single 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: 21 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 138 MPG
Hwy: 124 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
18.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
10.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
15 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
241 hp @ 5800 rpm
258 hp
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1650 rpm
317 lb-ft
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39.5 ft
34.2 ft
38.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
18" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 8.5"
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45HR18
P225/40YR18
P235/45WR18
Rear Tire
P245/45HR18
P255/35YR18
P235/45WR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
24 MPG
131 MPG
City
25 MPG
21 MPG
138 MPG
Highway
33 MPG
30 MPG
124 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
17.4 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
450 miles
365.4 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
594 miles
522 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.6 in
184.3 in
184.8 in
Height
58.2 in
56.3 in
56.8 in
Max Width
73.5 in
71.3 in
72.8 in
Front Width
63 in
60.4 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
63.9 in
61 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
117.1 in
110.2 in
113.2 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.3 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
44.8 in
42.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.8 in
38.2 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.7 in
55.9 in
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
54.3 in
53.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.5 in
32.2 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
36.9 in
37.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
53.4 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
54 in
52.4 in

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
3,746 lbs
3,583 lbs
3,627 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
18.7 ft³
10.8 ft³
15 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Liquid Platinum
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Obsidian
  • Redline
  • Ultra White
  • Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0
Solid Black

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
  • Deep Blue Metallic, Paint pricing is subject to change.
  • Midnight Silver Metallic, Paint pricing is subject to change.
  • Pearl White Multi-Coat, Paint pricing is subject to change.
  • Red Multi-Coat, Paint pricing is subject to change.

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black w/Blue, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Chateau, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Rioja Red, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth 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
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Optional
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Standard
Standard
Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Seat-Massage
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
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
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Optional
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Night Vision
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

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

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
Not Available

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
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
8 Years / 100,000 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