Compare 2010 Kia Spectra vs 2010 BMW 5-Series

2010 Kia Spectra
2010 BMW 5-Series
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2010 Kia Spectra
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4-Door Sedan RWD 528i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 18 28 $42,275 $45,950
4-Door Sedan AWD 528i xDrive 17 25 $44,390 $48,250
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 17 26 $47,150 $51,250
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 16 25 $49,265 $53,550
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 535i xDrive 16 23 $51,475 $55,950
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 15 22 $55,750 $60,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$42,275
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$45,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$766 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Whether as a sedan or wagon, the 2010 BMW 5-Series is a distinctly sportier, tech-savvy alternative to luxury rivals-without giving up any comfort.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 18 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.1
Second Head Room (in)
38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5
Passenger Capacity
5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
191.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2
Wheelbase (in)
113.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4
Steering Type
Servotronic Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3505
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180
Engine
Fuel System
EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA
Displacement
3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
230 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas I6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.32
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66
Trans Type
6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.46
Trans Order Code
NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series
Body Style
4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut-Type
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Pivot
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5

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