Compare 2014 BMW 6-Series vs 2015 BMW i8

2014 BMW 6-Series
2015 BMW i8
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2-Door Conv 640i RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
6 Series 2-Door Conv 640i RWD 20 30 $76,270 $82,900
6 Series 2-Door Conv 640i xDrive AWD 20 29 $79,030 $85,900
6 Series 2-Door Conv 650i RWD 17 25 $86,665 $94,200
6 Series 2-Door Conv 650i xDrive AWD 16 24 $89,425 $97,200
6 Series 2-Door Coupe 640i RWD 22 32 $69,370 $75,400
6 Series 2-Door Coupe 640i xDrive AWD 20 29 $72,130 $78,400
6 Series 2-Door Coupe 650i RWD 17 25 $79,765 $86,700
6 Series 2-Door Coupe 650i xDrive AWD 16 24 $82,525 $89,700
6 Series 4-Door Sedan 640i RWD Gran Coupe 20 30 $71,390 $77,600
6 Series 4-Door Sedan 640i xDrive AWD Gran Coupe 20 29 $74,150 $80,600
6 Series 4-Door Sedan 650i RWD Gran Coupe 17 25 $81,790 $88,900
6 Series 4-Door Sedan 650i xDrive AWD Gran Coupe 16 24 $84,550 $91,900
M6 2-Door Conv 14 20 $108,100 $117,500
M6 2-Door Coupe 14 20 $102,305 $111,200
M6 4-Door Gran Coupe 14 20 $105,800 $115,000
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
i8 2-Door Coupe N/A N/A $126,080 $136,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$76,270
$126,080
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$82,900
$136,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1382 / month
$2275 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
No matter whether it's a coupe, convertible, or Gran Coupe, the 2014 BMW 6-Series covers soft and elegant as well as it does sharp and athletic. The 2015 BMW i8 is a ground-breaking new sports coupe with a plug-in hybrid powertrain that delivers several driving personalities from which the driver can choose.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 43.1
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 32.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
49.6 49.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89 81
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 56.7
Second Leg Room (in)
30.5 28.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.2 67.8
Wheelbase (in)
112.4 110.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.6 76.5
Track Width, Front (in)
63 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.8 -
Length, Overall (in)
192.8 184.9
Height, Overall (in)
53.7 50.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.6 4.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 13
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 13.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 11.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 40.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P245/40YR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P215/45YR20
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4255 3455
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
315 @ 5800 357 @ 5800
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-3
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
330 @ 1400 420
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/182 1.5 L/91
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 28 (Est)
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 76
Battery Range (mi)
- 15
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.19
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.51
Trans Order Code
2TB NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.46
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.68
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.56
Trans Type
8 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Summary
Body Style
Convertible Coupe
Vehicle Name
BMW 6 Series BMW i8
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 -

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