BMW 6 Series vs. Tesla Model S

Alpine White
VS
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$80,134 - $87,699
$66,483 - $72,616

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.67 / 5
12 Reviews
4.82 / 5
11 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
600 hp
518 hp

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.4L 32V V8 w/TwinPower Turbo Technology
3

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Not Available

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
42.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.6 in.
38.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.3 in.
35.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 in.
35.3 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.2 cu. ft.
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Not Available

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
116.9 in.
116.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.3 ft.
40.7 ft.

Length

Length
197.2 in.
196 in.

Width

Width
74.6 in.
77.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4780 .lbs
4647 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
600 hp
518 hp

Torque

Torque
590 ft. lbs.
387 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
Not Available

Combined

Combined
8 - 13 mpg
51 - 53 mpg

City

City
16 mpg
102 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 mpg
105 mpg

Safety Features

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Night Vision

Night Vision
Optional
Not Available

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
BMW 6 Series
Tesla Model S

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4780 lbs.
4647 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 mpg.
Not Available

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 mpg.
Not Available

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 mpg.
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Electric

Displacement

Displacement
4.4 L/268
Not Available

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Not Available

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
2TB
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
8.28

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
Not Available

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11
Not Available

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
Not Available

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28
Not Available

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Not Available

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32
Not Available

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.81
9.73

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3
Not Available

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210
Not Available

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 Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
927
Not Available

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
927
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P255/35VR20 - P255/35YR20
P245/35YR21 - P245/45WR19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P285/30VR20 - P295/30YR20
P245/35YR21 - P245/45WR19

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 X 8.5 in.
19 X 8 - 21 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 10 in.
19 X 8 - 21 X 8.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.3 ft.
40.7 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
14.7 in.
14 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
Not Available

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.6 in.
38.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
42.7 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.7 in.
57.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 in.
35.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.3 in.
35.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
54.6 in.
55 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
116.9 in.
116.5 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
197.2 in.
196 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.6 in.
77.3 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
55 in.
56.5 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.8 in.
65.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.9 in.
66.9 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
4.3 in.
4.6 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.2 ft³.
Not Available

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
Not Available

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
6 Series
Model S

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Luxury High

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Hatchback

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
4.4
Not Available

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
Not Available

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
Not Available

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
Not Available

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
Not Available