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 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
Second Leg Room (in)
28.2 30.5
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.8 65.6
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 112.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
4.7 16.2
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 13.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.1 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 38.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40YR20 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/45YR20 P245/45VR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3455 4001
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Engine
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
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-3 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 (Est) 25
Battery Range (mi)
15 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
76 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 32
Transmission
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
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
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW i8 BMW 6 Series
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 210
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 7.2

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