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
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
- 113.7
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.0
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
- Servotronic Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size
- - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3505
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
- Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
- Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
- Gas I6
Fuel System
- EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
- NA
Displacement
- 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 230 @ 6500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 18
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
- 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
- BMW 5 Series
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- Double-Pivot
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5

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