Compare 2014 Bentley Continental GT V8 vs 2014 BMW 4-Series

2014 Bentley Continental GT V8
2014 BMW 4-Series
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 15 24 N/A $177,500
2-Door Convertible 14 24 N/A $195,200
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2-Door Coupe RWD SULEV 428i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe RWD 428i 23 35 $37,260 $40,500
2-Door Coupe RWD SULEV 428i 23 35 $37,260 $40,500
2-Door Coupe AWD 428i xDrive 22 33 $39,100 $42,500
2-Door Coupe AWD SULEV 428i xDrive 22 33 $39,100 $42,500
2-Door Coupe RWD 435i 22 32 $42,320 $46,000
2-Door Coupe AWD 435i xDrive 20 30 $44,160 $48,000
2-Door Convertible RWD 428i 23 34 $44,850 $48,750
2-Door Convertible RWD SULEV 428i 23 34 $44,850 $48,750
2-Door Convertible AWD 428i xDrive 21 33 $46,690 $50,750
2-Door Convertible AWD SULEV 428i xDrive 21 33 $46,690 $50,750
2-Door Convertible RWD 435i 20 30 $50,510 $54,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$37,260
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$177,500
$40,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2958 / month
$675 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 BMW 4-Series stays resolutely in the same orbit as the last 3er two-door: everything's just a little better than it was, except its steering and its styling.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
30.2 33.7
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89 -
Second Head Room (in)
- 36.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 51.7
Front Head Room (in)
- 39.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75 71.9
Track Width, Front (in)
65.5 60.8
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 182.6
Height, Overall (in)
55.3 54.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.2 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
108.1 110.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.6 15.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.9 12.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24 15.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 37.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P275/40YR20 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40YR20 P225/50VR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5060 3470
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9.5 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 170
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 900
Engine
Displacement
4.0 L/244 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
500 @ 6000 240 @ 5000
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
487 @ 1700 255 @ 1250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 (Est) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 (Est) 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 (Est) 23
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.52 3.15
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 2.11
Trans Type
8 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA 2TB
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.71
Summary
Vehicle Name
Bentley Continental GT V8 BMW 4 Series
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 6.6 (Est)

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