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2015 BMW 428 vs. 2015 Nissan LEAF Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the BMW 428 than in the Nissan LEAF, due to the BMW 428's smaller rear head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the BMW 428, drivers may find the Nissan LEAF a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
With the BMW 428 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Nissan LEAF, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Nissan LEAF, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 LEAF.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 428 is much wider than the Nissan LEAF, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the BMW 428, which is slightly longer than the Nissan LEAF.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 428 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Nissan LEAF.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 428 has a much more powerful engine than the Nissan LEAF. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The BMW 428 has less seating than the Nissan LEAF, making the Nissan LEAF the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW 428 has significantly less cargo room than the Nissan LEAF, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

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

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2015 BMW
428

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

2015 Nissan
LEAF

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MSRP*: $29,010 - $35,120
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City MPG: 22 - 23 126
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 33 - 35 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 107-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $37,350 - $39,190 $27,486 - $33,265

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