BMW M6 vs. BMW M5

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$95,153 - $102,458
$83,163 - $89,872

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
560 hp
600 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.4L DOHC V8 32V TwinPower Turbo
COMPETITION PACKAGE
4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional

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

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
41.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.3 in.
38.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
30.5 in.
36.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.5 in.
37.5 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10.6 cu. ft.
18.7 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

CD Player

CD Player

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

AC

AC
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System

Passengers

Passengers
4
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.2 in.
117.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.7 ft.
41.3 ft.

Length

Length
193 in.
195.5 in.

Width

Width
74.8 in.
74.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4515 .lbs
4370 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
560 - 600 hp
600 hp

Torque

Torque
500 - 516 ft. lbs.
553 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
21.1 gal.
20.1 gal.

Combined

Combined
7 - 10 mpg
8 - 11 mpg

City

City
14 mpg
15 mpg

Highway

Highway
20 mpg
21 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional

Safety Features

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Night Vision

Night Vision
Optional
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
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

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
BMW M6
BMW M5

Body Style

Body Style
Convertible
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
89 ft³.
98.8 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4515 lbs.
4370 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
16 - 17 mpg.
17 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
14 - 15 mpg.
15 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
20 - 22 mpg.
21 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
_BC20_ - _BC36_
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
4.4 L/268

Displacement

Displacement
4.4 L/268
Gasoline Direct Injection

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
2TB

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
2MA, 2MK, _6MT14, _DCT01
8

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 7
Automatic w/OD

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD - Manual w/OD
5.00

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.05 - 4.81
3.20

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.40 - 2.59
2.14

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.58 - 1.70
1.72

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 - 1.28
1.31

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 - 0.87
4.17

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.68 - 4.17
3.15

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15
10.4

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.3 - 11.0
249

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
P275/35YR20 - P275/40YR19

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P265/35YR20 - P265/40YR19
P285/35YR20 - P285/40YR19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P295/30YR20 - P295/35YR19
19 X 9.5 - 20 X 9.5 in.

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 X 9.5 - 20 X 9.5 in.
19 X 10.5 - 20 X 10.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

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

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Rack-Pinion

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
41.3 ft.

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.7 ft.
4-Wheel Disc

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Yes

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
15.6 - 15.7 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15.7 - 16.1 in.
15 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15.6 in.
20.1 gal.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.1 gal.
38.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.3 in.
41.4 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
58.7 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.9 in.
37.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.5 in.
36.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
30.5 in.
55.9 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
49.6 in.
117.4 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.2 in.
195.5 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
193 in.
74.9 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.8 in.
58 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
53.9 in.
64 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.2 in.
62.8 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.5 in.
18.7 ft³.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
4.2 in.
0.82

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10.6 ft³.
0.64

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
M5

Model Group

Model Group
6 Series
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Sedan

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Convertible
4.4

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
4.4
DOHC

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
aluminum

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
8

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
4