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2020 BMW M2 vs. 2019 Ford Shelby GT350 Review

New 2020 BMW M2

2020 BMW
M2

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New 2019 Ford Shelby GT350

2019 Ford
Shelby GT350

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MSRP*
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$58,900 to $83,600
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$59,140
Invoice* $55,275 to $78,250 $56,183
MPG - City 17 - 18 14
MPG - Hwy 24 - 25 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-6 V-8
Seating Capacity 4 4
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW M2 than the Ford Shelby GT350. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW M2 and the Ford Shelby GT350 in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW M2 as you will with the Ford Shelby GT350, 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). Whether you pick the BMW M2 or the Ford Shelby GT350, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 M2 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Ford Shelby GT350.

Dimensions
Since the BMW M2 is much slimmer than the Ford Shelby GT350, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW M2, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Shelby GT350.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the BMW M2 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Ford Shelby GT350.

Handling
The BMW M2 has a smaller turning radius than the Ford Shelby GT350, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M2 is significantly less powerful than the Ford Shelby GT350. 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 M2 and the Ford Shelby GT350. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the BMW M2 as you will in the Ford Shelby GT350.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW M2 than that of the Ford Shelby GT350.