Compare 2011 BMW 7-Series vs 2011 Hyundai Equus

2011 BMW 7-Series
2011 Hyundai Equus
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4-Door Sedan 740Li RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 740Li RWD 17 25 $69,045 $75,050
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 740i RWD 17 25 $65,000 $70,650
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750Li ActiveHybrid RWD 17 24 $92,920 $101,000
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750Li RWD 14 22 $79,490 $86,400
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750Li xDrive AWD 14 20 $82,250 $89,400
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750i ActiveHybrid RWD 17 24 $89,240 $97,000
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750i RWD 15 22 $75,900 $82,500
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750i xDrive AWD 14 20 $78,660 $85,500
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 760Li RWD 13 19 $126,315 $137,300
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 LWB RWD 14 22 $115,830 $125,900
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 LWB xDrive AWD 14 20 $118,590 $128,900
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 SWB RWD 14 22 $112,240 $122,000
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 SWB xDrive AWD 14 20 $115,000 $125,000
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4-Door Sedan Signature
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Equus 4-Door Sedan Signature 16 24 $54,204 $58,000
Equus 4-Door Sedan Ultimate 16 24 $60,250 $64,500

Pricing

Invoice Price

$69,045
$54,204

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$75,050
$58,000

Monthly Payment Estimate

$1251 / month
$967 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

9.4
8.4

TCC’s Bottom Line

Call us converts: The latest BMW 7-Series turns our eyes more than ever and drives with real big-guy brio. The 2011 Hyundai Equus sets a high-water mark for the Korean brand, and rings like a warning shot to the folks over at Lexus.

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Fuel Economy

City

17 mpg 16 mpg

Highway

25 mpg 24 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Large Large Cars

Number of Passenger Doors

- 4

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in)

- TBD - 55.1

Front Shoulder Room (in)

59.2 59.1

Passenger Volume (ft³)

115 109.3

Second Head Room (in)

38.9 38.1

Second Shoulder Room (in)

57.6 58.0

Front Leg Room (in)

41.3 45.1

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Front Hip Room (in)

- TBD - 55.5

Second Leg Room (in)

44.3 38.9

Front Head Room (in)

40.8 38.7

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in)

63.4 63.8

Min Ground Clearance (in)

5.8 5.1

Length, Overall (in)

205.2 203.1

Height, Overall (in)

58.2 58.7

Track Width, Rear (in)

65.0 64.1

Wheelbase (in)

126.4 119.9

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

74.9 74.4

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

17.7 16.7

Brakes

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)

13.6 x 0.94 12.4 x 0.8

Brake Type

Pwr Pwr

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

14.7 x 1.42 13.6 x 1.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

21.7 20.3

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

19.1 15.5

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

41.7 39.6

Steering Type

Pwr Electro-Hydraulic Rack & Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

NA 2.8

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - - TBD -

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P245/50R18 P245/45R19

Spare Tire Size

NA T155/80R18

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P245/50R18 P275/40R19

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

220 NA

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA NA

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

4630 NA

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4178 4449-4555

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 x 8.0 19 x 8.0

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA 18 x - TBD -

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 x 8.0 19 x 9.0

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA Aluminum

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

9.5 8.9

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- TBD - - TBD -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

180 180

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

332 @ 1500-4500 324 @ 3500

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

3.0L/182 4.6L/282

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

326 @ 5800 378 @ 6500

Engine Type

Turbocharged Gas I6 Gas V8

Fuel System

DI MPFI

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

25 24

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

17 16

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

20 19

Transmission

Clutch Size (in)

NA NA

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.52 1.52

Trans Type

6 6

Drivetrain

Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.87 0.87

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA SHIFTRONIC

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.40 3.40

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

NA NA

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.34 2.34

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.46 3.13

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.14 1.14

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic Automatic w/OD

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.69 0.69

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

NA NA

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.17 4.17

Summary

Vehicle Name

BMW 7 Series Hyundai Equus

Body Style

4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

NA 1.14

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Integral-V Air

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

NA 0.71

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Double-Wishbone Air

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

4 3

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

9.3 9.8

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