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2014 BMW 535 vs. 2015 Kia K900 Review

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Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia K900 than the BMW 535, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Kia K900 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW 535.

Convenience
The BMW 535 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Kia K900, 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 535 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Kia K900. 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 535 will cost more in transportation costs than the Kia K900.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 535 is much slimmer than the Kia K900, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The BMW 535 is slightly shorter than the Kia K900, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
The BMW 535 has much less torque than the Kia K900, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The BMW 535 has a larger turning radius than the Kia K900, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 535 is significantly less powerful than the Kia K900. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 535 and the Kia K900. The BMW 535 has less cargo capacity than the Kia K900, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the BMW 535 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia K900.

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2014 BMW
535

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MSRP*: $55,100 - $57,400

2015 Kia
K900

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MSRP*: $59,500
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.13% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.13% --
City MPG: 20 15
Highway MPG: 29 - 30 --
Engine(s): Inline-6 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $50,690 - $52,810 $55,227

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