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BMW 5 Series Sedan
2021 BMW 5 Series Sedan
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$54,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.5
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Tesla Model 3
2020 Tesla Model 3
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$35,000
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Volvo S60
2021 Volvo S60
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$37,750
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9.1
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 138 MPG
Hwy: 124 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
14 ft³
Trunk Volume
15 ft³
Trunk Volume
11.6 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Electric
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
258 hp
250 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
317 lb-ft
258 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39.4 ft
38.8 ft
37.1 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45HR18
P235/45WR18
P235/45HR18
Rear Tire
P245/45HR18
P235/45WR18
P235/45HR18
Spare Tire
N/A
N/A
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
131 MPG
27 MPG
City
25 MPG
138 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
33 MPG
124 MPG
34 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.4 Tons/yr
N/A
6.6 (Est) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
N/A
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
450 miles
N/A
333.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
594 miles
N/A
493 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
195.8 in
184.8 in
187.4 in
Height
58.2 in
56.8 in
56.3 in
Max Width
73.5 in
72.8 in
72.8 in
Front Width
63.2 in
62.2 in
63 in
Rear Width
64.2 in
62.2 in
63 in
Wheelbase
117.1 in
113.2 in
113.1 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
5.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
42.7 in
42.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.8 in
40.3 in
37.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.7 in
56.3 in
56.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
53.4 in
55.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.5 in
35.2 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
37.7 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
54 in
54.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
52.4 in
53.4 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,765 lbs
3,552 lbs
3,719 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
14 ft³
15 ft³
11.6 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
Pearl White Multi-Coat
  • Birch Light Metallic
  • Black Stone
  • Crystal White Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Fusion Red Metallic
  • Osmium Grey Metallic
  • Pebble Grey Metallic
  • Pine Grey Metallic

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
  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Solid Black
  • Red Multi-Coat
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Cognac, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, Premium Seat Trim
  • White/Black, Premium Seat Trim
  • Blond, Leatherette Seating Surfaces w/Blond Interior
  • Blond/Charcoal, City Weave Textile Upholstery
  • Charcoal, Leatherette Seating Surfaces

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
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Standard
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
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
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

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
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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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