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2020 BMW Z4 vs. 2020 Ford Mustang Review

New 2020 BMW Z4

2020 BMW
Z4

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New 2020 Ford Mustang

2020 Ford
Mustang

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MSRP*
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$49,700 to $63,700
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$32,170 to $45,380
Invoice* $46,720 to $59,740 $30,883 to $43,112
MPG - City 24 15 - 20
MPG - Hwy 31 - 32 24 - 28
Engine(s) Inline-4, Inline-6 Inline-4, V-8
Seating Capacity 2 4
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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
Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the BMW Z4, drivers may find the Ford Mustang a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW Z4 as you will with the Ford Mustang, 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). The BMW Z4 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Ford Mustang, 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 BMW Z4 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Ford Mustang.

Dimensions
Since the BMW Z4 is much slimmer than the Ford Mustang, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW Z4, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Mustang.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the BMW Z4 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Ford Mustang.

Handling
The BMW Z4 has a smaller turning radius than the Ford Mustang, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW Z4 is significantly less powerful than the Ford Mustang. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The BMW Z4 has less seating than the Ford Mustang, making the Ford Mustang the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW Z4 has less cargo capacity than the Ford Mustang, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW Z4 than that of the Ford Mustang.