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2015 Porsche 911 vs. 2014 BMW 535 Gran Turismo Review

Comparison Review

Convenience
The BMW 535 Gran Turismo requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Porsche 911, 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 Porsche 911 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the BMW 535 Gran Turismo, 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 Porsche 911 will cost more in transportation costs than the BMW 535 Gran Turismo.

Dimensions
Since the Porsche 911 is much slimmer than the BMW 535 Gran Turismo, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Porsche 911, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the BMW 535 Gran Turismo.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Porsche 911 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the BMW 535 Gran Turismo.

Handling
The Porsche 911 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the BMW 535 Gran Turismo, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Porsche 911 has a much more powerful engine than the BMW 535 Gran Turismo. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Porsche 911 has less seating than the BMW 535 Gran Turismo, making the BMW 535 Gran Turismo the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Porsche 911 has significantly less cargo room than the BMW 535 Gran Turismo, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Porsche 911 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 535 Gran Turismo.

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2015 Porsche
911

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MSRP*: $84,300 - $182,700

2014 BMW
535 Gran Turismo

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MSRP*: $60,200 - $62,500
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Low APR Loan: As low as 2.49% As low as 3.12%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.80% As low as 3.12%
City MPG: 15 - 19 18 - 19
Highway MPG: 20 - 27 26 - 28
Engine(s): Horizontal Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 2 - 4 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*: -- $55,385 - $57,500

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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