Acura NSX vs. BMW M5

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$157,500
$102,700

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
573 hp
600 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L Twin
4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.8 in.
41.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 in.
38.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
4.4 cu. ft.
18.7 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System

Passengers

Passengers
2
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/35YR19
P275/35YR20 - P275/40YR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.5 in.
117.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.7 ft.
41.3 ft.

Length

Length
176.1 in.
195.5 in.

Width

Width
76.3 in.
74.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3878 lbs.
4370 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
573 hp
600 hp

Torque

Torque
476 ft. lbs.
553 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.6 gal.
20.1 gal.

Combined

Combined
22 mpg
18 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
15 mpg

Highway

Highway
22 mpg
21 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Acura NSX
BMW M5

Body Style

Body Style
Coupe
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Two-Seaters
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
44 ft³.
98.8 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3878 lbs.
4370 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 mpg.
17 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 mpg.
15 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
22 mpg.
21 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Gas/Electric V-6
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/213
4.4 L/268

Fuel System

Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.84
5.00

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.43
3.20

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78
2.14

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.43
1.72

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21
1.31

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.04
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.40
4.17

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58
3.15

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4
10.4

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/35YR19
P275/35YR20 - P275/40YR19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P305/30YR20
P285/35YR20 - P285/40YR19

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 X 8.5 in.
19 X 9.5 - 20 X 9.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 11 in.
19 X 10.5 - 20 X 10.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.7 ft.
41.3 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.5 - 15 in.
15.6 - 15.7 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.2 in.
15 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.6 gal.
20.1 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 in.
38.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.8 in.
41.4 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.6 in.
58.7 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.5 in.
117.4 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
176.1 in.
195.5 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
76.3 in.
74.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
47.8 in.
58 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
65.2 in.
64 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.7 in.
62.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
4.4 ft³.
18.7 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88
0.82

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75
0.64

Model Group

Model Group
NSX
M5

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Coupe
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
4.4

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4