Bentley Mulsanne vs. BMW 7 Series

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Alpine White

Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$304,670
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.73 / 5
30 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
505 hp
600 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin
4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.9 in.
41.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.1 in.
39.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
42.9 in.
44.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.1 in.
38.9 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.6 cu. ft.
18.2 cu. ft.

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
4 - 5

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Cooled Rear Seats

Cooled Rear Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Optional
Optional

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
128.6 in.
126.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
41.3 ft.
42.4 ft.

Length

Length
219.5 in.
206.7 in.

Width

Width
75.8 in.
74.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
5919 .lbs
4820 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
505 hp
600 hp

Torque

Torque
752 ft. lbs.
590 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
25 gal.
20.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
6 - 9 mpg
8 - 13 mpg

City

City
11 mpg
16 mpg

Highway

Highway
18 mpg
25 mpg

Safety Features

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Night Vision

Night Vision
Not Available
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Bentley Mulsanne
BMW 7 Series

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4 - 5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
5919 lbs.
4820 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
14 mpg.
19 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
11 mpg.
16 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
18 mpg.
25 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Flexible V-8
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8

Displacement

Displacement
6.8 L/412
4.4 L/268

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
5.00

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
3.20

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10
2.14

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
1.72

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29
1.31

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.30
3.48

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.92
2.81

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.6
9.3

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
P265/40YR21 - P265/45YR20
P255/35VR21, P255/40VR20, P255/40YR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P265/40YR21 - P265/45YR20
P295/30VR21, P295/35VR20, P295/35YR20

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 X 9 - 21 X 9 in.
20 X 8.5 - 21 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 9 - 21 X 9 in.
20 X 10 - 21 X 10 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Forged Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum
Not Available

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
41.3 ft.
42.4 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
15.7 in.
15.5 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.6 in.
14.5 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
25 gal.
20.6 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.1 in.
39.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.9 in.
41.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.1 in.
38.9 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
42.9 in.
44.4 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
128.6 in.
126.4 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
219.5 in.
206.7 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
59.9 in.
58.7 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.2 in.
63.9 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
65 in.
63.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.6 ft³.
18.2 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
0.82

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
0.64

Model Group

Model Group
Mulsanne
7 Series

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Luxury High

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
6.8
4.4

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
SOHC
DOHC

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
2
4