BMW M5 vs. Chevrolet Corvette

 2018 BMW M5 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan Base 1300-OEM Exterior 3/4 Front Left-Facing Primary
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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$102,600
$55,495 - $59,495

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.91 / 5
11 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
600 hp
455 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8
6.2L (376 ci) V8 DI (455 hp [339.3 kW] @ 6000 rpm 460 lb
6.2L (376 CI) V8 DI

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display

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

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
43 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.8 in.
37.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.5 in.
10 - 15 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

AC

AC
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5
2

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P275/35YR20 - P275/40YR19
P245/35ZR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
117.4 in.
106.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
41.3 ft.
37.7 ft.

Length

Length
195.5 in.
176.9 in.

Width

Width
74.9 in.
73.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4370 lbs.
3298 - 3362 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
600 hp
455 - 460 hp

Torque

Torque
553 ft. lbs.
460 - 465 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
20.1 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
18 mpg
20 - 16 mpg

City

City
15 mpg
15 - 16 mpg

Highway

Highway
21 mpg
25 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
BMW M5
Chevrolet Corvette

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Convertible - Coupe

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Two Seater

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
2

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
98.8 ft³.
52 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4370 lbs.
3298 - 3362 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
17 mpg.
18 - 19 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 mpg.
15 - 16 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

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

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
9.3 - 9.8

Displacement

Displacement
4.4 L/268
LT1

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gas V8

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
2TB
6.2L/376

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
Direct Injection

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
M5U - MEP

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00
7 - 8

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20
Automatic - Manual

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14
2.66 - 4.56

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72
1.78 - 2.97

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31
1.30 - 2.08

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00 - 1.69

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.17
0.74 - 1.27

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15
0.50 - 1.00

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4
0.42 - 0.85

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
249
2.90 - 3.82

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
0.65

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
2.41 - 3.42

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Short/Long Arm

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Short/Long Arm

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P275/35YR20 - P275/40YR19
Transverse Leaf Spring

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P285/35YR20 - P285/40YR19
Transverse Leaf Spring

Front Wheel Size

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

Rear Wheel Size

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

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
P245/35ZR19

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
P285/30ZR20

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
19 x 8.5 in.

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
41.3 ft.
20 x 10 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Aluminum

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Aluminum

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
37.7 ft.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15.6 - 15.7 in.
Pwr

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15 in.
4-Wheel

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20.1 gal.
Yes

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.8 in.
Yes

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
12.6 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
58.7 in.
13.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.5 in.
18.5 gal.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.5 in.
37.9 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.9 in.
43 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
117.4 in.
55.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
195.5 in.
53.7 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58 in.
176.9 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64 in.
73.9 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.8 in.
48.8 - 48.9 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
18.7 ft³.
63 in.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82
61.7 in.

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64
10.0 - 15.0 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
M5
Corvette

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Convertible - Coupe

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
4.4
6.2

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
OHV

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
2