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2014 BMW 535 Gran Turismo vs. 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Review

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Comfort
Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Corvette, the BMW 535 Gran Turismo 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 535 Gran Turismo as you will with the Chevrolet Corvette, 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). Whether you pick the BMW 535 Gran Turismo or the Chevrolet Corvette, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the BMW 535 Gran Turismo will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Chevrolet Corvette.

Dimensions
The BMW 535 Gran Turismo is a little wider than the Chevrolet Corvette, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the BMW 535 Gran Turismo, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Chevrolet Corvette.

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

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

Utility
People who frequently chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the BMW 535 Gran Turismo more than the Chevrolet Corvette, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW 535 Gran Turismo will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Chevrolet Corvette.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW 535 Gran Turismo than that of the Chevrolet Corvette.

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2014 BMW
535 Gran Turismo

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MSRP*: $60,200 - $62,500

2015 Chevrolet
Corvette

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MSRP*: $54,000 - $78,000
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,500 Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.59% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.08% --
City MPG: 18 - 19 17
Highway MPG: 26 - 28 --
Engine(s): Inline-6 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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*: $55,385 - $57,500 $49,140 - $70,980

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