Compare 2008 BMW 1-Series vs 2008 Honda S2000

2008 BMW 1-Series
2008 Honda S2000
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2-Door Coupe 128i SULEV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 128i 18 28 $26,310 $28,600
2-Door Coupe 128i SULEV 18 28 $26,310 $28,600
2-Door Convertible 128i 18 28 $30,450 $33,100
2-Door Convertible SULEV 128i 18 28 $30,450 $33,100
2-Door Coupe 135i 17 25 $32,110 $34,900
2-Door Convertible 135i 17 26 $35,970 $39,100
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $31,069 $34,300
2-Door Convertible CR 18 25 $32,876 $36,300
2-Door Convertible w/Air Conditioning CR 18 25 $33,780 $37,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,310
$31,069
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,600
$34,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$477 / month
$572 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 BMW 1-Series makes a true Bimmer available for under $30,000 (but just barely). The 2008 Honda S2000 is a purist's sports car, with the resulting compromises in room and refinement.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 44.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 49.8
Second Leg Room (in)
32.0 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 34.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 44.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 50.7
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
172.2 162.2
Height, Overall (in)
56.0 50.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 59.4
Wheelbase (in)
104.7 94.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.8 68.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.3 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 5.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 11.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Yes 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.1 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 14.9
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/50R17 P215/45WR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R17 P245/40WR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3252 2864
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 8.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas I4
Fuel System
- TBD - MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
200 @ 2750 162 @ 6800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/183 2.2L/132
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
230 @ 6500 237 @ 7800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.76
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.32 3.13
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.48
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.94
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.94 2.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.46 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
BMW 1 Series Honda S2000
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.07
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Fully Independent Double-wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Pivot Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 1.00
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Type Double-wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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