Compare 2011 BMW 5-Series vs 2011 Hyundai Equus

2011 BMW 5-Series
2011 Hyundai Equus
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4-Door Sedan RWD 528i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 22 32 $41,445 $45,050
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 19 28 $46,090 $50,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 19 29 $48,210 $52,400
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 15 22 $55,385 $60,200
4-Door Sedan AWD 550i xDrive 16 24 $57,500 $62,500
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4-Door Sedan Signature
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Signature 16 24 $54,204 $58,000
4-Door Sedan Ultimate 16 24 $60,250 $64,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,445
$54,204
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,050
$58,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$751 / month
$967 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The new 2011 BMW 5-Series might be a conservative evolution in terms of styling and design, but it’s a quite radical one with regard to how BMW’s most important model drives. The 2011 Hyundai Equus sets a high-water mark for the Korean brand, and rings like a warning shot to the folks over at Lexus.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Large Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 58.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 45.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.5 109.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 38.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 59.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
193.1 203.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.6 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
116.9 119.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 74.4
Track Width, Front (in)
63.0 63.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 5.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14 16.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 0.9 12.4 x 0.8
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.4 13.6 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 20.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 39.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electro-Hydraulic Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.1 15.5
Tires
Front Tire Size
225/55R17 P245/45R19
Spare Tire Size
NA T155/80R18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
225/55R17 P275/40R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3792 4449-4555
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 19 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 19 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 18 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 180
Engine
Displacement
3.0L/183 4.6L/282
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 6600 378 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System
EFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
230 @ 2600-3000 324 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
N52 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 24
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA SHIFTRONIC
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.30 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.34
Trans Order Code
205 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39 3.13
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.17
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.52
Trans Type
8 6
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Hyundai Equus
Body Style
4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Integral-V Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Twin-Tube Gas-Pressure Shock Absorbers Air
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double-Wishbone Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Twin-Tube Gas-Pressure Shock Absorbers Air
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 3
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 9.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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