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2015 BMW 435 vs. 2015 Nissan 370Z Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Nissan 370Z, the BMW 435 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 435 as you will with the Nissan 370Z, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 435 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 435 is much higher than that for the Nissan 370Z.

Dimensions
The BMW 435 is about the same width as the Nissan 370Z. If you go with the BMW 435, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Nissan 370Z.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW 435 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Nissan 370Z.

Handling
The BMW 435 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Nissan 370Z, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The BMW 435 has less horsepower than the Nissan 370Z, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
The BMW 435 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 435 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 435 than that of the Nissan 370Z.

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2015 BMW
435

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MSRP*: $46,000 - $48,000

2015 Nissan
370Z

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MSRP*: $29,990 - $45,490
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City MPG: 20 - 22 18
Highway MPG: 30 - 32 --
Engine(s): Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $42,320 - $44,160 $28,412 - $43,071

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