Compare 2012 Lotus Exige vs 2012 BMW 6-Series

2012 Lotus Exige
2012 BMW 6-Series
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2012 Lotus Exige
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2-Door Coupe 640i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 640i 23 33 $67,710 $73,600
2-Door Convertible 640i 21 31 $74,610 $81,100
2-Door Coupe 650i 15 23 $76,360 $83,000
2-Door Coupe 650i xDrive 15 20 $79,120 $86,000
2-Door Convertible 650i 15 23 $83,260 $90,500
2-Door Convertible 650i xDrive 15 23 $86,020 $93,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$67,710
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$73,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$1227 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Elegant, stylish, comfortable, and quick, the 2012 BMW 6-Series is one of the top choices for a grand-touring coupe or convertible--as long as your budget can handle it.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 23 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
- 30.5
Front Head Room (in)
- 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 87.0
Second Head Room (in)
- 35.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 49.7
Front Leg Room (in)
- 42.1
Passenger Capacity
- 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 74.6
Track Width, Front (in)
- 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
- 192.8
Height, Overall (in)
- 53.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 65.0
Wheelbase (in)
- 112.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 16.2
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.7 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.6 x 0.9
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 38.4
Steering Type
- Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
- P245/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P245/45R18
Spare Tire Size
- NA
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)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4001
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- NA
Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 18 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 10.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 210
Engine
Fuel System
- Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 332 @ 1400-4500
Engine Order Code
- NA
Displacement
- 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 315 @ 5800-6000
Engine Type
- Turbocharged Gas I6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
- Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 4.71
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.11
Trans Type
- 8
Drivetrain
- Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.30
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.14
Trans Order Code
- 2TB
Summary
Body Style
- Coupe
Vehicle Name
- BMW 6 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
- Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
- Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 7.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 6

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