Compare 2012 BMW 6-Series vs 2012 Lotus Exige

2012 BMW 6-Series
2012 Lotus Exige
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2-Door Conv 640i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
6 Series 2-Door Conv 640i 21 31 $74,610 $81,100
6 Series 2-Door Conv 650i 15 23 $83,260 $90,500
6 Series 2-Door Conv 650i xDrive 15 23 $86,020 $93,500
6 Series 2-Door Coupe 640i 23 33 $67,710 $73,600
6 Series 2-Door Coupe 650i 15 23 $76,360 $83,000
6 Series 2-Door Coupe 650i xDrive 15 20 $79,120 $86,000
M6 2-Door Conv 14 20 $104,050 $113,100
2012 Lotus Exige
Pricing
Invoice Price
$74,610
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$81,100
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$1352 / month
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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
21 mpg -
Highway
31 mpg -
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
30.5 -
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 -
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.0 -
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
49.6 -
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)
53.7 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.0 -
Wheelbase (in)
112.4 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.6 - 12.4 -
Brakes
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 -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
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)
4255 -
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)
25 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 -
Transmission
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 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 6 Series -
Body Style
Convertible -
Suspension
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 -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 -

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