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2014 BMW M5 vs. 2014 BMW 550 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW M5 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the BMW 550. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW M5 and the BMW 550 in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW M5 as you will with the BMW 550, 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 M5 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the BMW 550, 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 M5 and the BMW 550 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW M5 is a little wider than the BMW 550, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the BMW M5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the BMW 550.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW M5 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the BMW 550.

Handling
The BMW M5 has about the same turning radius as the BMW 550, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M5 is somewhat more powerful than the BMW 550.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW M5 and the BMW 550. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the BMW M5 as you will in the BMW 550.

Warranty
The BMW M5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 550.

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2014 BMW
M5

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MSRP*: $92,900

2014 BMW
550

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MSRP*: $63,900 - $66,200
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.11%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.10%
City MPG: 14 16 - 17
Highway MPG: 20 24 - 25
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
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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Invoice*: $85,470 $58,790 - $60,905

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