Compare 2008 Cadillac XLR-V vs 2008 BMW 6-Series

2008 Cadillac XLR-V
2008 BMW 6-Series
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 14 21 $87,756 $99,160
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2-Door Coupe 650i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 650i 15 22 $70,470 $76,600
2-Door Convertible 650i 14 21 $77,005 $83,700
2-Door Coupe M6 11 17 $92,275 $100,300
2-Door Convertible M6 11 17 $97,610 $106,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$87,756
$70,470
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$99,160
$76,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1653 / month
$1277 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Cadillac XLR-V marries a folding convertible top with Corvette-style performance--what’s not to love? The 2008 BMW 6-Series is overwrought and overstocked with technology that distracts even from the M6’s heroic performance.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-seater Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.0 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 81.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 56.4
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.0
Second Leg Room (in)
- 30.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
- 35.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 49.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
177.7 190.2
Height, Overall (in)
50.4 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.7 109.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.3 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.6 max 4.4 min 13.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 x 1.3 13.7 x - TBD -
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)
13.0 x 1.0 13.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 14.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Variable
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/40WR19 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
Q24 NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45WR19 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
Q24 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3810 3814
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 170
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
414 @ 3900 360 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
LC3 NA
Displacement
4.4L/269 4.8L/293
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
443 @ 6400 360 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 15
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.58
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.77
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 2.40
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.56 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.19
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.87
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 4.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac XLR-V BMW 6 Series
Body Style
2 Door Conv 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Sport
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
SLA double wishbone Double-Pivot
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Sport
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
SLA double wishbone 4-Link

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