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

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Invoice Price

$69,460
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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

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

Front Hip Room (in)

- TBD - 61.9

Second Leg Room (in)

44.3 - TBD -

Front Head Room (in)

40.8 - TBD -

Exterior Dimensions

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

Wheelbase (in)

126.4 120.6

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

74.9 74.6

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

17.7 15.9

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 13.0 x - TBD -

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 14.2 x - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

21.7 23.8

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

19.1 - TBD -

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

41.7 40.4

Steering Type

Pwr Rack & Pinion Steering Pwr

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

NA - TBD -

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - - TBD -

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P245/50R18 P245/40YR19

Spare Tire Size

NA NA

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P245/50R18 P285/40YR19

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

- TBD - NA

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA NA

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- TBD - NA

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4178 4389

Wheels

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

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA NA

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

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

Engine Type

Turbocharged Gas I6 Gas V8

Fuel System

Direct Injection MPFI

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

25 18

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

17 11

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

20 14

Transmission

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

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 -

Summary

Vehicle Name

BMW 7 Series Maserati Quattroporte

Body Style

4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Suspension

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

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

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

4 1

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

9.3 13.3

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