You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Porsche Cayman as you will with the BMW 428, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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 Cayman will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the BMW 428, 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 Cayman and the BMW 428 have similar Destination Charges.
The Porsche Cayman is a little narrower than the BMW 428, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Porsche Cayman, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the BMW 428.
With its lower torque, the Porsche Cayman doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the BMW 428.
The Porsche Cayman has about the same turning radius as the BMW 428, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Porsche Cayman is somewhat more powerful than the BMW 428.
The Porsche Cayman has less seating than the BMW 428, making the BMW 428 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Porsche Cayman has less cargo capacity than the BMW 428, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Porsche Cayman comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 428.
Compare the 2014 Porsche Cayman and the 2014 BMW 428.
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MSRP*: $52,600 - $63,800
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MSRP*: $40,500 - $42,500
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 3.19%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 2.52%||As low as 3.12%|
|City MPG:||20||22 - 23|
|Highway MPG:||28 - 30||33 - 35|
|Seating Capacity:||2 - 2||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||--||$37,260 - $39,100|
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