2012 BMW 740Li

2012 BMW 740Li Competitors

$76k luxury car, designed & built in Germany 17 city / 25 hwy 368-542 mile range, gas engine
315 hp 183 cu. in. 6-cylinder twin-turbo

As well as being compared against other luxury cars, the 2012 BMW 740Li is also often compared to sports cars, exotic cars, full-size SUVs, minivan and SUVs and cars. The 2012 BMW 740Li's top rivals come from Cadillac (such as the STS and the CTS 3.6) and Chevrolet (such as the Camaro SS and the Avalanche LS)

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the 740Li compared to other luxury car competitors include: it has standard rear air conditioning (standard vs not available), has slightly more seats (5 vs 2), has slightly more airbags (6 vs 5), gets slightly more from a tank of gas in the city (369 miles vs 306 miles) and gets slightly more from a tank of gas on the highway (542 miles vs 464 miles).

However, on average it slightly wider turning radius (41.7 ft vs 36.2 ft), doesn't have power seats (not available vs standard), doesn't have passenger power seats (not available vs standard), doesn't have keyless entry (optional vs standard) and doesn't have premium radio (optional vs standard).

2011 Cadillac STS

2011 Cadillac STS
$48,155

Significant advantages of the STS (vs the 740Li)

  • Cheaper: $48,155 vs $76,375
  • Passenger power seats comes standard
  • Power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the STS (vs the 740Li)

  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 48.2 ft3 vs 57.4 ft3

common strengths of the STS and 740Li

  • Both have spacious back seats: 48.2 ft3 vs 57.4 ft3
  • Both have spacious front seats: 55.9 ft3 vs 57.7 ft3
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 Cadillac STS vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2011 Mercedes-Benz S600

2011 Mercedes-Benz S600
$161,525

Significant advantages of the S600 (vs the 740Li)

  • Significantly more powerful: 510 HP @ 5,000 RPM vs 315 HP @ 5,800 RPM
  • Much more powerful speaker system: 1,000 Watts vs 205 Watts
  • Passenger power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the S600 (vs the 740Li)

  • Much more expensive: $161,525 vs $76,375
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 286 miles vs 369 miles
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 452 miles vs 542 miles

common strengths of the S600 and 740Li

  • Both can control front A/C separately from rear A/C
  • Very roomy back seats: 55.3 ft3 vs 57.4 ft3
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz S600 vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2011 Mercedes-Benz SL550

2011 Mercedes-Benz SL550
$104,775

Significant advantages of the SL550 (vs the 740Li)

  • Significantly tighter turning radius: 36.2 ft vs 41.7 ft
  • Passenger power seats comes standard
  • Power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the SL550 (vs the 740Li)

  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Number of rows of seating: 1 vs 2
  • Fewer seats: 2 vs 5

common strengths of the SL550 and 740Li

  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
  • Both come standard with navigation systems
  • Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, a nice perk for this class: Semi-automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SL550 vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2011 BMW 535i

2011 BMW 535i
$50,975

Significant advantages of the 535i (vs the 740Li)

  • Passenger power seats comes standard
  • Power seats comes standard
  • Keyless entry comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the 535i (vs the 740Li)

  • Rear air conditioning must be bought separately
  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Fewer airbags: 5 vs 6

common strengths of the 535i and 740Li

  • Both cars can maintain different temperature zones with rear air conditioning, but it comes standard on the {better}
  • Good highway range: 518 miles vs 542 miles
  • Good city range: 352 miles vs 369 miles
arrow Compare the 5 Series 535i vs the 7 Series 740Li

2011 Cadillac CTS 3.6

2011 Cadillac CTS 3.6
$42,605

Significant advantages of the CTS 3.6 (vs the 740Li)

  • Significantly cheaper: $42,605 vs $76,375
  • Passenger power seats comes standard
  • Power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the CTS 3.6 (vs the 740Li)

  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Much more cramped back seats: 42.5 ft3 vs 57.4 ft3
  • Paddle shifters not available

common strengths of the CTS 3.6 and 740Li

  • People mover: 5 vs 5
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2011 Cadillac CTS 3.6 vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2012 BMW 750Li

2012 BMW 750Li
$90,075

Significant advantages of the 750Li (vs the 740Li)

  • Passenger power seats comes standard
  • Power seats comes standard
  • Keyless entry comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the 750Li (vs the 740Li)

  • More trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 304 miles vs 369 miles

common strengths of the 750Li and 740Li

  • Both can control front A/C separately from rear A/C
  • Very roomy back seats: 57.4 ft3 vs 57.4 ft3
  • Very roomy front seats: 57.7 ft3 vs 57.7 ft3
arrow Compare the 7 Series 750Li vs the 7 Series 740Li

compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the 740Li compared to sports car competitors include: it has standard paddle shifters (standard vs not available), has a turbocharger to get maximum performance from the engine (twin turbocharger vs none), is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (17 mpg vs 15 mpg), gets much more from a tank of gas in the city (369 miles vs 287 miles) and gets significantly more from a tank of gas on the highway (542 miles vs 439 miles).

However, on average it is slightly less powerful (315 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM), slightly slower 0-60 time (6.0 seconds vs 4.6 seconds), slightly lower top speed (155 mph vs 190 mph), is significantly more sluggish (14.1 lb/hp vs 8.9 lb/hp) and significantly wider turning radius (41.7 ft vs 36.1 ft).

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
$31,920

Significant advantages of the Camaro SS (vs the 740Li)

  • Sportier performance: 9.1 lb/hp vs 14.1 lb/hp
  • Power seats comes standard
  • Folding rear seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Camaro SS (vs the 740Li)

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Twin turbocharger
  • Much more cramped back seats: 30.8 ft3 vs 57.4 ft3

common strengths of the Camaro SS and 740Li

  • Good highway range: 456 miles vs 542 miles
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 5 vs 6
  • Both have power outlets
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
$34,720

Significant advantages of the Impreza WRX STI (vs the 740Li)

  • Much tighter turning radius: 36.1 ft vs 41.7 ft
  • Folding rear seats comes standard
  • Rear spoiler

Significant disadvantages of the Impreza WRX STI (vs the 740Li)

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 389 miles vs 542 miles
  • Much more cramped back seats: 38.8 ft3 vs 57.4 ft3

common strengths of the Impreza WRX STI and 740Li

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Twin turbocharger
  • Both have spacious front seats: 55.6 ft3 vs 57.7 ft3
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
arrow Compare the 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2010 Bentley Continental GT

2010 Bentley Continental GT
$189,095

Significant advantages of the Continental GT (vs the 740Li)

  • Much more powerful: 567 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 315 HP @ 5,800 RPM
  • Significantly higher top speed: 195 mph vs 155 mph
  • Sportier performance: 9.0 lb/hp vs 14.1 lb/hp

Significant disadvantages of the Continental GT (vs the 740Li)

  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 286 miles vs 369 miles
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 19 mpg vs 25 mpg

common strengths of the Continental GT and 740Li

  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Twin turbocharger vs Twin turbocharger
  • Good highway range: 452 miles vs 542 miles
arrow Compare the 2010 Bentley Continental GT vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec

2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec
$47,350

Significant advantages of the Genesis 5.0 R-Spec (vs the 740Li)

  • Much tighter turning radius: 36.0 ft vs 41.7 ft
  • Sportier performance: 9.4 lb/hp vs 14.1 lb/hp
  • Passenger power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Genesis 5.0 R-Spec (vs the 740Li)

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Twin turbocharger
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 325 miles vs 369 miles

common strengths of the Genesis 5.0 R-Spec and 740Li

  • Very roomy back seats: 48.8 ft3 vs 57.4 ft3
  • Very roomy front seats: 60.4 ft3 vs 57.7 ft3
  • Fantastic highway range: 508 miles vs 542 miles
arrow Compare the 2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8
$44,635

Significant advantages of the Challenger SRT8 (vs the 740Li)

  • Significantly more powerful: 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 315 HP @ 5,800 RPM
  • Faster 0-60 mph time: 4.6 seconds vs 6.0 seconds
  • Significantly tighter turning radius: 37.5 ft vs 41.7 ft

Significant disadvantages of the Challenger SRT8 (vs the 740Li)

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Twin turbocharger
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 267 miles vs 369 miles

common strengths of the Challenger SRT8 and 740Li

  • Both have spacious front seats: 55.6 ft3 vs 57.7 ft3
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 5 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
$75,325

Significant advantages of the Corvette Z06 (vs the 740Li)

  • Significantly more powerful: 505 HP @ 6,300 RPM vs 315 HP @ 5,800 RPM
  • Significantly higher top speed: 190 mph vs 155 mph
  • Significantly faster 0-60 mph time: 4.3 seconds vs 6.0 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Corvette Z06 (vs the 740Li)

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Twin turbocharger
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 270 miles vs 369 miles

common strengths of the Corvette Z06 and 740Li

  • Both come standard with leather interiors
  • Both have power outlets
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

compared to exotic car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the 740Li compared to exotic car competitors include: it has a turbocharger to get maximum performance from the engine (twin turbocharger vs none), is much more fuel efficient in the city (17 mpg vs 11 mpg), is significantly more fuel efficient on the highway (25 mpg vs 18 mpg), costs less ($76,375 vs $1,382,750) and has slightly more airbags (6 vs 5).

However, on average it is much less powerful (315 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 563 HP @ 5,250 RPM), is significantly more sluggish (14.1 lb/hp vs 10.0 lb/hp), has slightly fewer gears (6 vs 8), doesn't have power seats (not available vs standard) and doesn't have passenger power seats (not available vs standard).

2010 Maybach

2010 Maybach
$1,382,750

Significant advantages of the (vs the 740Li)

  • Much more powerful: 604 HP @ 4,800 RPM vs 315 HP @ 5,800 RPM
  • Sportier performance: 10.0 lb/hp vs 14.1 lb/hp
  • Power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the (vs the 740Li)

  • Much more expensive: $1,382,750 vs $76,375
  • Much worse city mileage: 10 mpg vs 17 mpg
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 291 miles vs 369 miles

common strengths of the and 740Li

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Twin turbocharger vs Twin turbocharger
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 21 mpg vs 25 mpg
  • Fantastic highway range: 611 miles vs 542 miles
arrow Compare the 2010 Maybach vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2011 Rolls-Royce Ghost

2011 Rolls-Royce Ghost
$250,200

Significant advantages of the Ghost (vs the 740Li)

  • Much more powerful: 563 HP @ 5,250 RPM vs 315 HP @ 5,800 RPM
  • Many more gears: 8 vs 6
  • Sportier performance: 9.7 lb/hp vs 14.1 lb/hp

Significant disadvantages of the Ghost (vs the 740Li)

  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 283 miles vs 369 miles
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 20 mpg vs 25 mpg
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 13 mpg vs 17 mpg

common strengths of the Ghost and 740Li

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Twin turbocharger vs Twin turbocharger
  • Good city range: 283 miles vs 369 miles
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 5 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2011 Rolls-Royce Ghost vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2011 Rolls-Royce Phantom

2011 Rolls-Royce Phantom
$385,000

Significant advantages of the Phantom (vs the 740Li)

  • Significantly more powerful: 453 HP @ 5,350 RPM vs 315 HP @ 5,800 RPM
  • Power seats comes standard
  • Passenger power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Phantom (vs the 740Li)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Twin turbocharger
  • Much worse highway mileage: 18 mpg vs 25 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 11 mpg vs 17 mpg

common strengths of the Phantom and 740Li

  • Good city range: 290 miles vs 369 miles
  • Good highway range: 475 miles vs 542 miles
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 5 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2011 Rolls-Royce Phantom vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

compared to full-size SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the 740Li compared to full-size SUV competitors include: it is much more fuel efficient in the city (17 mpg vs 12 mpg), is much more fuel efficient on the highway (25 mpg vs 18 mpg), is slightly sportier (14.1 lb/hp vs 15.7 lb/hp), gets slightly more from a tank of gas in the city (369 miles vs 295 miles) and gets significantly more from a tank of gas on the highway (542 miles vs 443 miles).

However, on average it has much less cargo space (14.0 ft3 vs 83.1 ft3), is significantly less powerful (315 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 383 HP @ 5,600 RPM), has much fewer seats (5 vs 8), has significantly fewer airbags (6 vs 7) and has worse traction (rear-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive).

2011 Lexus LX 570

2011 Lexus LX 570
$80,330

Significant advantages of the LX 570 (vs the 740Li)

  • Much more cargo room: 83.1 ft3 vs 14.0 ft3
  • Significantly more powerful: 383 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 315 HP @ 5,800 RPM
  • More seats: 8 vs 5

Significant disadvantages of the LX 570 (vs the 740Li)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 18 mpg vs 25 mpg
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Twin turbocharger
  • Much worse city mileage: 12 mpg vs 17 mpg

common strengths of the LX 570 and 740Li

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 6
  • Fantastically long-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 4 year
  • Fantastic basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 50,000 mile
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus LX 570 vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

compared to minivan and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the 740Li compared to minivan and SUV competitors include: it has much more airbags (6 vs 3), is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (25 mpg vs 19 mpg), is significantly sportier (14.1 lb/hp vs 21.1 lb/hp), gets slightly more from a tank of gas on the highway (542 miles vs 428 miles) and is slightly more powerful (315 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 202 HP @ 5,200 RPM).

However, on average it has much less cargo space (14.0 ft3 vs 86.8 ft3), costs more ($76,375 vs $31,245), has slightly fewer seats (5 vs 7), has worse traction (rear-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive) and doesn't have roof rails (not available vs standard).

2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara

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$31,245

Significant advantages of the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara (vs the 740Li)

  • Much more cargo room: 86.8 ft3 vs 14.0 ft3
  • Much cheaper: $31,245 vs $76,375
  • Better road traction: four-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive

Significant disadvantages of the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara (vs the 740Li)

  • Many fewer airbags: 3 vs 6
  • Rougher suspension: Live vs Independent
  • Much slower 0-60 mph time: 10.7 seconds vs 6.0 seconds

common strengths of the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara and 740Li

  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both have spacious back seats: 49.4 ft3 vs 57.4 ft3
  • Power steering availability
arrow Compare the 2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i

2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i
$48,075

Significant advantages of the X5 xDrive35i (vs the 740Li)

  • Much more cargo room: 75.2 ft3 vs 14.0 ft3
  • Much cheaper: $48,075 vs $76,375
  • More seats: 7 vs 5

Significant disadvantages of the X5 xDrive35i (vs the 740Li)

  • Significantly fewer airbags: 5 vs 6
  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Moon roof not available

common strengths of the X5 xDrive35i and 740Li

  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Twin turbocharger vs Twin turbocharger
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 6.4 seconds vs 6.0 seconds
arrow Compare the X5 xDrive35i vs the 7 Series 740Li

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the 740Li compared to car competitors include: it has slightly more airbags (6 vs 5), has slightly more spacious front seats (57.7 ft3 vs 53.5 ft3), has significantly more spacious back seats (57.4 ft3 vs 42.3 ft3), has a slightly longer basic warranty (50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile) and has slightly more gears (6 vs continuously variable).

However, on average it is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (25 mpg vs 32 mpg), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), costs more ($76,375 vs $34,725), slightly wider turning radius (41.7 ft vs 36.4 ft) and doesn't have power seats (not available vs standard).

2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SEL Premium

2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SEL Premium
$32,965

Significant advantages of the Passat TDI SEL Premium (vs the 740Li)

  • Much better highway mileage: 43 mpg vs 25 mpg
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 796 miles vs 542 miles
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 574 miles vs 369 miles

Significant disadvantages of the Passat TDI SEL Premium (vs the 740Li)

  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Sluggish performance: 24.3 lb/hp vs 14.1 lb/hp
  • Significantly less powerful: 140 HP @ 4,000 RPM vs 315 HP @ 5,800 RPM

common strengths of the Passat TDI SEL Premium and 740Li

  • Good highway range: 796 miles vs 542 miles
  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Twin turbocharger
  • Both have spacious back seats: 48.8 ft3 vs 57.4 ft3
arrow Compare the 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SEL Premium vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2011 Hyundai Equus Signature

2011 Hyundai Equus Signature
$58,900

Significant advantages of the Equus Signature (vs the 740Li)

  • Significantly longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 4 year
  • More airbags: 7 vs 6
  • Longer basic warranty: 60,000 mile vs 50,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the Equus Signature (vs the 740Li)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Twin turbocharger
  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 49.7 ft3 vs 57.4 ft3

common strengths of the Equus Signature and 740Li

  • Both have spacious back seats: 49.7 ft3 vs 57.4 ft3
  • Very roomy front seats: 59.7 ft3 vs 57.7 ft3
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2011 Hyundai Equus Signature vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2012 Buick LaCrosse

2012 Buick LaCrosse
$34,725

Significant advantages of the LaCrosse (vs the 740Li)

  • Significantly cheaper: $34,725 vs $76,375
  • Folding rear seats comes standard
  • Passenger power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the LaCrosse (vs the 740Li)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Twin turbocharger
  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 52.6 ft3 vs 57.7 ft3

common strengths of the LaCrosse and 740Li

  • Both have spacious back seats: 49.0 ft3 vs 57.4 ft3
  • Fairly powerful: 303 HP @ 6,800 RPM vs 315 HP @ 5,800 RPM
  • Longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 50,000 mile
arrow Compare the 2012 Buick LaCrosse vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2011 Chrysler 300 300C

2011 Chrysler 300 300C
$41,145

Significant advantages of the 300 300C (vs the 740Li)

  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive
  • Significantly cheaper: $41,145 vs $76,375
  • Folding rear seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the 300 300C (vs the 740Li)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Twin turbocharger
  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Significantly shorter basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile

common strengths of the 300 300C and 740Li

  • Very roomy back seats: 50.7 ft3 vs 57.4 ft3
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • Both have spacious front seats: 55.6 ft3 vs 57.7 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Chrysler 300 300C vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2012 Volvo S60 T6

2012 Volvo S60 T6
$38,575

Significant advantages of the S60 T6 (vs the 740Li)

  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive
  • Significantly cheaper: $38,575 vs $76,375
  • Significantly longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 4 year

Significant disadvantages of the S60 T6 (vs the 740Li)

  • Much more cramped back seats: 40.0 ft3 vs 57.4 ft3
  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 52.9 ft3 vs 57.7 ft3

common strengths of the S60 T6 and 740Li

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Twin turbocharger
  • Longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 4 year
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 5.5 seconds vs 6.0 seconds
arrow Compare the 2012 Volvo S60 T6 vs the 2012 BMW 740Li

2012 Nissan Altima 2.5

2012 Nissan Altima 2.5
$21,170

Significant advantages of the Altima 2.5 (vs the 740Li)

  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Much cheaper: $21,170 vs $76,375
  • Better highway mileage: 32 mpg vs 25 mpg

Significant disadvantages of the Altima 2.5 (vs the 740Li)

  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 6
  • CD player not available
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Twin turbocharger

common strengths of the Altima 2.5 and 740Li

  • Good highway range: 640 miles vs 542 miles
  • Very roomy front seats: 57.7 ft3 vs 57.7 ft3
  • Child door locks come standard
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