With the BMW 640 you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Porsche 911, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
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 640, 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 and the BMW 640 have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Porsche 911 is much slimmer than the BMW 640, 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 640.
With similar torque, the Porsche 911 and the BMW 640 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.
The Porsche 911 has a smaller turning radius than the BMW 640, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Porsche 911 has a much more powerful engine than the BMW 640. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Porsche 911 and the BMW 640. The Porsche 911 has significantly less cargo room than the BMW 640, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Porsche 911 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 640.
Compare the 2014 Porsche 911 and the 2014 BMW 640.
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MSRP*: $84,300 - $181,100
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MSRP*: $75,400 - $78,400
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 3.19%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 3.10%||As low as 3.12%|
|City MPG:||15 - 19||20 - 22|
|Highway MPG:||20 - 27||29 - 32|
|Seating Capacity:||2 - 4||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||--||$69,370 - $72,130|
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