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2015 BMW 428 vs. 2014 Nissan 370Z Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Nissan 370Z, the BMW 428 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The BMW 428 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Nissan 370Z, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW 428 is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan 370Z. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the BMW 428 is much higher than that for the Nissan 370Z.

Dimensions
The BMW 428 is about the same width as the Nissan 370Z. If you go with the BMW 428, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Nissan 370Z.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the BMW 428 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Nissan 370Z.

Handling
The BMW 428 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Nissan 370Z, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 428 is significantly less powerful than the Nissan 370Z. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The BMW 428 offers greater seating capacity than the Nissan 370Z, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW 428 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Nissan 370Z.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW 428 than that of the Nissan 370Z.

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2015 BMW
428

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MSRP*: $40,600 - $42,600

2014 Nissan
370Z

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MSRP*: $29,990 - $43,020
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.11% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.10% As low as 3.05%
City MPG: 22 - 23 18
Highway MPG: 33 - 35 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $37,350 - $39,190 $28,412 - $40,632

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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