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2014 Porsche Panamera vs. 2014 BMW 535 Gran Turismo Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 535 Gran Turismo than the Porsche Panamera, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW 535 Gran Turismo will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Porsche Panamera.

Convenience
With the Porsche Panamera you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the BMW 535 Gran Turismo, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 Panamera 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 Panamera will cost more in transportation costs than the BMW 535 Gran Turismo.

Dimensions
The Porsche Panamera is a little wider than the BMW 535 Gran Turismo, 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 Porsche Panamera, which is slightly longer than the BMW 535 Gran Turismo.

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

Handling
The Porsche Panamera has a smaller turning radius than the BMW 535 Gran Turismo, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Porsche Panamera 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 Panamera 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 Panamera 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 Panamera comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 535 Gran Turismo.

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2014 Porsche
Panamera

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MSRP*: $78,100 - $200,500

2014 BMW
535 Gran Turismo

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MSRP*: $60,200 - $62,500
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.12%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.60% As low as 3.12%
City MPG: 15 - 18 18 - 19
Highway MPG: 24 - 28 26 - 28
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: -- $55,385 - $57,500

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