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2014 BMW 740 vs. 2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 740 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The BMW 740 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the BMW ActiveHybrid 740 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW 740 and the BMW ActiveHybrid 740 in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 740 as you will with the BMW ActiveHybrid 740, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW 740 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the BMW ActiveHybrid 740. 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 740 and the BMW ActiveHybrid 740 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW 740 is about the same width as the BMW ActiveHybrid 740. When looking at overall length, the BMW 740 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the BMW ActiveHybrid 740.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the BMW 740 and the BMW ActiveHybrid 740 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The BMW 740 has a smaller turning radius than the BMW ActiveHybrid 740, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the BMW 740 and the BMW ActiveHybrid 740.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 740 and the BMW ActiveHybrid 740. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW 740 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the BMW ActiveHybrid 740.

Warranty
The BMW 740 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW ActiveHybrid 740.

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2014 BMW
740

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MSRP*: $74,000 - $81,000
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2013 BMW
ActiveHybrid 740

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MSRP*: $84,300
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.19% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.12% --
City MPG: 19 22
Highway MPG: 28 - 29 --
Engine(s): Inline-6 Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $68,080 - $74,520 $77,555

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