BMW 6 Series vs. Tesla Model S

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
315 - 335 hp
518 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L I
3.0L 6 Cylinder Turbo
3

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
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

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.1 - 42.1 in.
42.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 - 40.6 in.
38.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.3 - 40.4 in.
35.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 - 38.5 in.
35.3 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Premium Synthetic

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/35YR20 - P245/45YR19
P245/35YR21 - P245/45WR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
116.9 - 120.9 in.
116.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.2 - 41 ft.
40.7 ft.

Length

Length
197.2 - 200.9 in.
196 in.

Width

Width
74.6 - 74.9 in.
77.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4330 - 4409 lbs.
4883 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Straight 6 Cylinder
Electric Motor

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18 - 18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
24 - 20 mpg
Unknown mpg

City

City
19 - 20 mpg
Unknown mpg

Highway

Highway
28 mpg
Unknown mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Air Suspension

Air Suspension

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

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
BMW 6 Series
Tesla Model S

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback - Sedan
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars - Mid-Size Cars
Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
107 ft³.
94 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4330 - 4409 lbs.
4883 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Electric

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 - 5.00
8.28

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.08 - 3.23
9.73

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
P245/35YR20, P245/40VR19, P245/40YR19, P245/40YR20, P245/45VR18, P245/45VR19, P245/45YR19
P245/35YR21 - P245/45WR19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/40VR19, P245/45VR18, P245/45VR19, P275/30YR20, P275/35YR19, P275/35YR20, P275/40YR19
P245/35YR21 - P245/45WR19

Front Wheel Size

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

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 20 X 9 in.
19 X 8 - 21 X 8.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.2 - 41 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
13.7 in.
14 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 - 40.6 in.
38.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.1 - 42.1 in.
42.7 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.7 - 60 in.
57.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 - 38.5 in.
35.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.3 - 40.4 in.
35.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
54.6 - 57.1 in.
55 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
116.9 - 120.9 in.
116.5 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
197.2 - 200.9 in.
196 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.6 - 74.9 in.
77.3 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
54.8 - 60.6 in.
56.5 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63 - 63.7 in.
65.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
65 - 65.6 in.
66.9 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5 - 5.4 in.
4.6 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
31 ft³.
26.3 ft³.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
65 ft³.
58.1 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
6 Series
Model S

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Luxury High

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback - Sedan
Hatchback