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2015 BMW 528 vs. 2014 BMW 535d Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW 528 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the BMW 535d with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW 528 and the BMW 535d in the front seats.

Convenience
The BMW 535d requires fewer visits to the gas station than the BMW 528, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW 528 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the BMW 535d. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW 528 and the BMW 535d have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW 528 is about the same width as the BMW 535d. When looking at overall length, the BMW 528 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the BMW 535d.

Drivetrain
The BMW 528 has much less torque than the BMW 535d, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The BMW 528 has about the same turning radius as the BMW 535d, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The BMW 528 has less horsepower than the BMW 535d, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 528 and the BMW 535d. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the BMW 528 as you will in the BMW 535d.

Warranty
The BMW 528 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 535d.

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2015 BMW
528

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MSRP*: $49,950 - $52,250

2014 BMW
535d

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MSRP*: $56,600 - $58,900
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.59% As low as 3.12%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.12% As low as 4.08%
City MPG: 22 - 23 26
Highway MPG: 33 - 34 37 - 38
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $45,955 - $48,070 $52,070 - $54,190

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