Compare 2015 BMW i8 vs 2014 BMW 6-Series

2015 BMW i8
2014 BMW 6-Series
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe N/A N/A $126,080 $136,500
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2-Door Coupe RWD 640i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe RWD 640i 22 32 $69,370 $75,400
4-Door Sedan RWD Gran Coupe 640i 20 30 $71,390 $77,600
2-Door Coupe AWD 640i xDrive 20 29 $72,130 $78,400
4-Door Sedan AWD Gran Coupe 640i xDrive 20 29 $74,150 $80,600
2-Door Convertible RWD 640i 20 30 $76,270 $82,900
2-Door Convertible AWD 640i xDrive 20 29 $79,030 $85,900
2-Door Coupe RWD 650i 17 25 $79,765 $86,700
4-Door Sedan RWD Gran Coupe 650i 17 25 $81,790 $88,900
2-Door Coupe AWD 650i xDrive 16 24 $82,525 $89,700
4-Door Sedan AWD Gran Coupe 650i xDrive 16 24 $84,550 $91,900
2-Door Convertible RWD 650i 17 25 $86,665 $94,200
2-Door Convertible AWD 650i xDrive 16 24 $89,425 $97,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$126,080
$69,370
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$136,500
$75,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2275 / month
$1257 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 BMW i8 is a ground-breaking new sports coupe with a plug-in hybrid powertrain that delivers several driving personalities from which the driver can choose. No matter whether it's a coupe, convertible, or Gran Coupe, the 2014 BMW 6-Series covers soft and elegant as well as it does sharp and athletic.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 22 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
28.2 30.5
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 42.1
Second Head Room (in)
32.4 35.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
49.6 49.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 40
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81 87
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 56.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.8 65.6
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 112.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.5 74.6
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 63
Length, Overall (in)
184.9 192.8
Height, Overall (in)
50.8 53.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
4.7 16.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 13.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 13.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.1 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 38.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/45YR20 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40YR20 P245/45VR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3455 4001
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-3 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
420 330 @ 1400
Engine Order Code
NA N55
Displacement
1.5 L/91 3.0 L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
357 @ 5800 315 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
76 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 (Est) 25
Battery Range (mi)
15 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 32
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.51 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA 2TB
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.46 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.68 3.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Vehicle Name
BMW i8 BMW 6 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 210
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 7.2

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