BMW 4 Series vs. Lexus RC

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$44,600 - $52,950
$41,145 - $43,835

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.82 / 5
17 Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
248 hp
241 - 260 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L 4 Cylinder TwinPower Turbo
2.0L DOHC 16
3.5L V6 DOHC 24
2.0L Turbo I4 DOHC 16

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

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
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.2 in.
45.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.8 - 40.4 in.
37.8 - 39 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
33.1 - 33.7 in.
27.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.1 - 37.2 in.
34.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
7.8 - 15.7 cu. ft.
10.4 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
4 - 5
4

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/40VR19 - P225/45YR18
P235/40VR19 - P235/45VR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
110.6 in.
107.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.1 ft.
34.2 - 34.8 ft.

Length

Length
182.7 in.
184.8 in.

Width

Width
71.9 in.
72.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3574 - 4037 lbs.
3737 - 3891 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
248 hp
241 - 260 hp

Torque

Torque
258 ft. lbs.
236 - 258 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.8 gal.
17.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
27 - 29 mpg
21 - 26 mpg

City

City
21 - 24 mpg
18 - 21 mpg

Highway

Highway
33 - 34 mpg
24 - 30 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary 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

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
BMW 4 Series
Lexus RC

Body Style

Body Style
Convertible, Coupe, Hatchback
Coupe

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars - Subcompact Cars
Subcompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4 - 5
4

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3574 - 4037 lbs.
3737 - 3891 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
27 mpg.
21 - 24 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 - 24 mpg.
18 - 21 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
33 - 34 mpg.
24 - 30 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 - Premium Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/122
2.0 L/122 - 3.5 L/211

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Port/Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 8
6 - 8

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.11 - 4.71
3.52 - 4.60

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 - 3.14
2.04 - 2.72

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 - 2.11
1.40 - 1.86

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.18 - 1.67
1.00 - 1.46

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.28
0.71 - 1.23

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 - 1.00
0.58 - 1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 - 3.73
3.17 - 4.06

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 - 3.91
3.13 - 3.77

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170
100

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
258
NONTR2

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
258
NONTR2

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/40VR19, P225/40YR19, P225/45VR18, P225/45YR18
P235/40VR19, P235/40YR19, P235/45VR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/40VR19, P225/45VR18, P255/35YR19, P255/40YR18
P235/40VR19, P235/45VR18, P265/35VR19, P265/35YR19

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 19 X 8.5 in.
18 X 8 - 19 X 9 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.1 ft.
34.2 - 34.8 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
12.3 - 14.6 in.
13.2 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 - 13.6 in.
12.2 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.8 gal.
17.4 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.8 - 40.4 in.
37.8 - 39 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.2 in.
45.4 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
54.8 - 55.3 in.
54.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.1 - 37.2 in.
34.8 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
33.1 - 33.7 in.
27.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
49.8 - 54.3 in.
50.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
110.6 in.
107.5 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
182.7 in.
184.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.9 in.
72.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
54.2 - 54.7 in.
54.9 - 55.1 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
60.8 in.
62.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.8 in.
63 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
7.8 - 15.7 ft³.
10.4 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
0.82

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
0.69

Model Group

Model Group
4 Series
RC 300

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Luxury
Intermediate Luxury

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Convertible, Coupe, Hatchback
Coupe

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
2.0 - 3.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4 - 6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4