Compare 2012 Ferrari California vs 2012 BMW 1-Series

2012 Ferrari California
2012 BMW 1-Series
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 13 19 N/A $192,000
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2-Door Coupe SULEV 128i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 128i 18 28 $28,705 $31,200
2-Door Coupe SULEV 128i 18 28 $28,705 $31,200
2-Door Convertible 128i 18 28 $33,950 $36,900
2-Door Convertible SULEV 128i 18 28 $33,950 $36,900
2-Door Coupe 135i 20 28 $36,155 $39,300
2-Door Convertible 135i 19 28 $40,570 $44,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$28,705
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$192,000
$31,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3200 / month
$520 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
If you can get past the often-confusing iDrive system, the 2012 BMW 1-Series offers a great blend of style, power, handling, and luxury at a sometimes reasonable, sometimes objectionable price.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 32.0
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 37.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 54.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
75.0 86.0
Second Head Room (in)
- TBD - 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 53.4
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.4
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.2 59.6
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 104.7
Liftover Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 68.8
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
NA - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
179.6 172.2
Height, Overall (in)
51.5 56.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.0 10.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.4 x 1.34 11.8 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)
14.2 x 1.26 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.6 14.
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 35.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
285/40ZR19 P205/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Front Tire Size
245/40ZR19 P205/50R17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3825 3252
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 70
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
357 @ 5000 200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.3L/262 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
453 @ 7750 230 @ 6500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 18
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.46
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.85
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.82 4.32
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.66
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.37 3.94
Summary
Body Style
Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Ferrari California BMW 1 Series
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Double-Pivot
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Fully Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.2 8.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 5

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