Compare 2017 BMW 5-Series vs 2017 Chevrolet SS

2017 BMW 5-Series
2017 Chevrolet SS
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530i Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5 Series 530i Sedan 24 34 $48,115 $51,200
5 Series 530i xDrive Sedan 23 33 $50,255 $53,500
5 Series 535i Gran Turismo 19 27 $57,135 $60,900
5 Series 535i xDrive Gran Turismo 18 26 $59,275 $63,200
5 Series 540i Sedan 20 30 $53,000 $56,450
5 Series 540i xDrive Sedan 20 29 $55,140 $58,750
5 Series 550i xDrive Gran Turismo 15 24 $67,925 $72,500
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SS 4-Door Sedan 14 22 $44,760 $46,625
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,115
$44,760
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,200
$46,625
Monthly Payment Estimate
$853 / month
$777 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 BMW 5-Series may do for tech sedans what turn-of-the-century 5-Series did for sport sedans. With V-8 power, agile handling, and a spacious five-passenger interior, the 2017 Chevrolet SS is sedan equivalent of the Camaro coupe.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.8 112
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.30
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 37.50
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 59.00
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 38.70
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 59.10
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 39.70
Second Hip Room (in)
- 58.00
Front Hip Room (in)
- 57.20
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.9 62.40
Wheelbase (in)
117.1 114.80
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.5 74.70
Track Width, Front (in)
63 62.60
Length, Overall (in)
194.6 195.50
Height, Overall (in)
58.2 57.90
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.7 16.4
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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 1.1
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 14.0 x 1.26
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 18.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.5 37.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- NA
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR18 P275/35R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA RJ8
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR18 P245/40R19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA RJ8
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3746 3997
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 x 9.0
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1450 415 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA LS3
Displacement
2.0 L/122 6.2L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 5200 415 @ 5900
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Gas V8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 14
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00 4.03
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.93 3.27
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 1.53
Trans Type
8 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20 2.36
Trans Order Code
2TB MX0
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.15
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/Manual Shift
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.67
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Chevrolet SS
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 4-Link Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 11
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 140
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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