Compare 2012 BMW 7-Series vs 2012 Maserati Quattroporte

2012 BMW 7-Series
2012 Maserati Quattroporte
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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 $69,460 $75,500
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 740i RWD 17 25 $65,320 $71,000
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750Li ActiveHybrid RWD 17 24 $92,920 $101,000
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750Li RWD 14 22 $81,145 $88,200
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750Li xDrive AWD 14 20 $83,905 $91,200
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750i ActiveHybrid RWD 17 24 $89,240 $97,000
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750i RWD 15 22 $77,555 $84,300
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750i xDrive AWD 14 20 $80,315 $87,300
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 760Li RWD 13 19 $126,315 $137,300
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 LWB RWD 14 22 $116,380 $126,500
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 LWB xDrive AWD 14 20 $119,140 $129,500
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 SWB RWD 14 22 $112,790 $122,600
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 SWB xDrive AWD 14 20 $115,550 $125,600
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4-Door Sedan Quattroporte S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Quattroporte 4-Door Sedan Quattroporte S 11 18 N/A $127,250
Quattroporte 4-Door Sedan Quattroporte Sport GT S 11 18 N/A $135,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$69,460
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,500
$127,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1258 / month
$2121 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.4
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 BMW 7-Series is the Bavarian automaker's flagship model, and it cleverly wraps vast interior space, industry-leading tech, and the expected BMW fleet-footedness. The 2012 Maserati Quattroporte is a stylish, well-handling, exclusive choice for a luxury sedan.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 11 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 61.9
Second Leg Room (in)
44.3 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 61.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
115 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
126.4 120.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 74.6
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
205.2 200.7
Height, Overall (in)
58.3 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.0 62.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.7 15.9
Brakes
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 14.2 x - TBD -
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 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 23.8
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
NA - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.7 40.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Steering Pwr
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50R18 P285/40YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50R18 P245/40YR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4178 4389
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 19 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 19 x 10.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System
Direct Injection MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
332 @ 1500-4500 361 @ 4750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/182 4.7L/286
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
326 @ 5800 425 @ 7000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 11
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 - TBD -
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 - TBD -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
BMW 7 Series Maserati Quattroporte
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Double-wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA anti-roll bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Integral-V Double-wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA anti-roll bar
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 13.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 1

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