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Compare 2020 BMW 8-Series vs 2020 Jaguar F-Type vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz SL Class

2020 BMW 8-Series
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840i Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
8 Series 840i Convertible 22 29 $91,080 $97,400
8 Series 840i Coupe 23 30 $82,245 $87,900
8 Series 840i Gran Coupe 22 29 $79,455 $84,900
8 Series 840i xDrive Convertible 20 27 $93,780 $100,300
8 Series 840i xDrive Coupe 21 27 $84,945 $90,800
8 Series 840i xDrive Gran Coupe 20 27 $82,155 $87,800
8 Series M850i xDrive Convertible 17 25 $113,400 $121,400
8 Series M850i xDrive Coupe 18 25 $104,565 $111,900
8 Series M850i xDrive Gran Coupe 17 25 $101,775 $108,900
M8 Competition Convertible 15 21 $145,115 $155,500
M8 Competition Coupe 15 21 $136,280 $146,000
M8 Competition Gran Coupe 15 21 $133,490 $143,000
M8 Convertible 15 21 $133,025 $142,500
M8 Coupe 15 21 $124,190 $133,000
M8 Gran Coupe 15 21 $121,400 $130,000
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Convertible Automatic Checkered Flag
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
F-TYPE Convertible Automatic Checkered Flag 23 30 $69,842 $74,300
F-TYPE Convertible Automatic Checkered Flag AWD 18 26 $91,086 $96,900
F-TYPE Convertible Automatic P300 23 30 $60,818 $64,700
F-TYPE Convertible Automatic P340 20 28 $69,748 $74,200
F-TYPE Convertible Automatic R AWD 16 24 $98,606 $104,900
F-TYPE Convertible Automatic R-Dynamic 19 27 $82,156 $87,400
F-TYPE Convertible Automatic R-Dynamic AWD 18 26 $84,976 $90,400
F-TYPE Convertible Automatic SVR AWD 16 24 $119,098 $126,700
F-TYPE Coupe Automatic Checkered Flag 23 30 $67,586 $71,900
F-TYPE Coupe Automatic Checkered Flag AWD 18 26 $88,830 $94,500
F-TYPE Coupe Automatic P300 23 30 $57,904 $61,600
F-TYPE Coupe Automatic P340 20 28 $66,834 $71,100
F-TYPE Coupe Automatic R AWD 16 24 $95,692 $101,800
F-TYPE Coupe Automatic R-Dynamic 19 27 $79,242 $84,300
F-TYPE Coupe Automatic R-Dynamic AWD 18 26 $82,062 $87,300
F-TYPE Coupe Automatic SVR AWD 16 24 $116,184 $123,600
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SL 450 Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SL SL 450 Roadster 20 28 $85,540 $91,000
SL SL 550 Roadster 17 25 $107,818 $114,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$91,080
$69,842
$85,540
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$97,400
$74,300
$91,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1623 / month
$1238 / month
$1517 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.8
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
It’s back and the 2020 BMW 8-Series is available in any style except SUV. You go, BMW. The 2020 Jaguar F-Type is gorgeous, fun, and available in a wide range of personalities. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class may be the end of the line for the luxury roadster.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 23 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Two-Seaters Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
29.5 - -
Passenger Capacity
4 2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 42.8 42.9
Second Head Room (in)
34.7 - -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
45.7 - -
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 37 39.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 56.5 55.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- - 50.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- - 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
52.7 51.5 51.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.6 64.9 63
Wheelbase (in)
111.1 103.2 101.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 75.7 73.9
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 62.9 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.6 3.9 3.7
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 176.5 182.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.4 7.3 8.5
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.8 12.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 14 14.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 16.6 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.2 35.1 36.2
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40VR18 P295/30YR20 P285/30YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
258 NA R66
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P255/35YR20 P255/35YR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
258 NA R66
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4211 3405 3826
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 9 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 9 20 X 10.5 19 X 9.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
368 @ 1600 295 @ 1500 369 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.0 L/122 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 5000 296 @ 5500 362 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 26 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 30 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 23 20
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.84 0.86
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 4.71 5.35
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.93 3.55 3.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.17 2.11 2.25
Trans Type
8 8 9
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.28 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.67 0.72
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.71 3.32 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.14 3.24
Trans Order Code
2TB NA 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.67 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
Convertible Convertible Roadster
Vehicle Name
BMW 8 Series Jaguar F-TYPE Mercedes-Benz SL
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 6.8 8.0
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