2020 BMW 230 vs. 2020 BMW 440 | NewCars.com

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2020 BMW 230 vs. 2020 BMW 440 Review

New 2020 BMW 230

2020 BMW
230

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New 2020 BMW 440

2020 BMW
440

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MSRP*
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$41,100 to $43,100
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$60,150 to $62,150
Invoice* $38,725 to $40,585 $56,440 to $58,300
MPG - City 21 - 23 20 - 22
MPG - Hwy 31 - 34 28 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 4 4
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 440 than the BMW 230, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW 230 and the BMW 440 in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 230 as you will with the BMW 440, 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). Based on MSRP, the BMW 230 is clearly a better financial choice over the BMW 440. 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 230 and the BMW 440 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 230 is much slimmer than the BMW 440, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The BMW 230 is slightly shorter than the BMW 440, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
The BMW 230 has much less torque than the BMW 440, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The BMW 230 has a smaller turning radius than the BMW 440, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 230 is significantly less powerful than the BMW 440. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 230 and the BMW 440. The BMW 230 has less cargo capacity than the BMW 440, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The BMW 230 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 440.