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2013 BMW 535 Gran Turismo vs. 2014 Porsche Cayman Review

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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 Porsche Cayman, 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 535 Gran Turismo is somewhat more expensive than the Porsche Cayman. 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 Gran Turismo and the Porsche Cayman have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 535 Gran Turismo is much wider than the Porsche Cayman, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. 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 Porsche Cayman.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 535 Gran Turismo does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Porsche Cayman.

Handling
The BMW 535 Gran Turismo has a significantly larger turning radius than the Porsche Cayman, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 535 Gran Turismo is somewhat more powerful than the Porsche Cayman.

Utility
People who frequently chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the BMW 535 Gran Turismo more than the Porsche Cayman, 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 Porsche Cayman.

Warranty
The BMW 535 Gran Turismo comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Cayman.

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2013 BMW
535 Gran Turismo

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MSRP*: $58,300 - $60,600

2014 Porsche
Cayman

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MSRP*: $52,600 - $63,800
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.49%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.80%
City MPG: 18 - 20 20
Highway MPG: 26 - 30 28 - 30
Engine(s): Inline-6 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 2 - 2
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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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $53,635 - $55,750 --

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