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2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 vs. 2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW ActiveHybrid 5 than the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid. The Infiniti Q50 Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW ActiveHybrid 5.

Convenience
The Infiniti Q50 Hybrid requires fewer visits to the gas station than the BMW ActiveHybrid 5, 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). The BMW ActiveHybrid 5 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 ActiveHybrid 5 and the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW ActiveHybrid 5 is a little wider than the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the BMW ActiveHybrid 5, which is slightly longer than the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW ActiveHybrid 5 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the BMW ActiveHybrid 5 and the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW ActiveHybrid 5 and the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW ActiveHybrid 5 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid.

Warranty
The Infiniti Q50 Hybrid offers a little more coverage in its basic warranty than the BMW ActiveHybrid 5.

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2013 BMW
ActiveHybrid 5

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MSRP*: $61,400

2014 Infiniti
Q50 Hybrid

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MSRP*: $44,400 - $48,600
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Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.96%
City MPG: 23 27 - 29
Highway MPG: 30 31 - 36
Engine(s): Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $56,490 $41,292 - $45,198

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