Compare 2017 Chevrolet SS vs 2017 BMW 5-Series

2017 Chevrolet SS
2017 BMW 5-Series
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 14 22 $44,760 $46,625
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Sedan 530i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan 530i 24 34 $48,115 $51,200
Sedan 530i xDrive 23 33 $50,255 $53,500
Sedan 540i 20 30 $53,000 $56,450
Sedan 540i xDrive 20 29 $55,140 $58,750
Gran Turismo 535i 19 27 $57,135 $60,900
Gran Turismo 535i xDrive 18 26 $59,275 $63,200
Gran Turismo 550i xDrive 15 24 $67,925 $72,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,760
$48,115
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,625
$51,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$777 / month
$853 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
With V-8 power, agile handling, and a spacious five-passenger interior, the 2017 Chevrolet SS is sedan equivalent of the Camaro coupe. The 2017 BMW 5-Series may do for tech sedans what turn-of-the-century 5-Series did for sport sedans.
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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.00 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.30 41.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
57.20 -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.70 36.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.70 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
58.00 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.10 58.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
112 98.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.50 37.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.90 58.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.40 63.9
Wheelbase (in)
114.80 117.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.70 73.5
Track Width, Front (in)
62.60 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
195.50 194.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.4 18.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x 1.1 -
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.0 x 1.26 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 39.5
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
RJ8 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/35R19 P245/45HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
RJ8 NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40R19 P245/45HR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3997 3746
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.0 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
415 @ 5900 248 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V8 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
415 @ 4600 258 @ 1450
Engine Order Code
LS3 NA
Displacement
6.2L/- TBD - 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 34
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.31
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 3.20
Trans Order Code
MX0 2TB
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.72
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 5.00
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 2.14
Trans Type
6 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.64
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.82
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet SS BMW 5 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A -
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Independent Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11 6.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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