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Compare 2020 Acura NSX vs 2020 BMW 8-Series

2020 Acura NSX
#5 in Coupes
2020 BMW 8-Series
#5 in Coupes
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Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
NSX Coupe 21 22 $146,251 $157,500
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
8 Series 840i Convertible 22 29 $91,080 $97,400
8 Series 840i Coupe 23 30 $82,245 $87,900
8 Series 840i Gran Coupe 22 29 $79,455 $84,900
8 Series 840i xDrive Convertible 20 27 $93,780 $100,300
8 Series 840i xDrive Coupe 21 27 $84,945 $90,800
8 Series 840i xDrive Gran Coupe 20 27 $82,155 $87,800
8 Series M850i xDrive Convertible 17 25 $113,400 $121,400
8 Series M850i xDrive Coupe 18 25 $104,565 $111,900
8 Series M850i xDrive Gran Coupe 17 25 $101,775 $108,900
M8 Competition Convertible 15 21 $145,115 $155,500
M8 Competition Coupe 15 21 $136,280 $146,000
M8 Competition Gran Coupe 15 21 $133,490 $143,000
M8 Convertible 15 21 $133,025 $142,500
M8 Coupe 15 21 $124,190 $133,000
M8 Gran Coupe 15 21 $121,400 $130,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$146,251
$91,080
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$157,500
$97,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2625 / month
$1623 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
If you want a supercar that looks the part and drives the part but aren't smitten with the usual suspects in this class, the NSX is your kind of machine. It’s back and the 2020 BMW 8-Series is available in any style except SUV. You go, BMW.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 38.9
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.8 42.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
44 -
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
- 29.5
Second Head Room (in)
- 34.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 45.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
47.8 52.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.7 64.6
Wheelbase (in)
103.5 111.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3 74.9
Track Width, Front (in)
65.2 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
3.8 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
176 191.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.5 -
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 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.6 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 38.2
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/35YR19 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA 258
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P305/30YR20 P275/40VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA 258
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3878 4211
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 11 18 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 18 X 8
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
573 @ 6500 335 @ 5000
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Gas/Electric V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
476 368 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/213 3.0 L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 24
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.32
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.64
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.40 3.71
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.43 3.36
Trans Order Code
NA 2TB
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.43 1.72
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 0.82
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.04 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.84 5.25
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 2.93
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 2.17
Trans Type
9 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Convertible
Vehicle Name
Acura NSX BMW 8 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 7.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 12.4
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