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Compare Kia K9 II [3.3 T-GDI] vs BMW 5 Series G30 LCI [520d]

Reviews

Neo score
76%
83%
Pros
  • Superb styling with elegance and sportiness
  • Naturally-aspirated V8 still available
  • Multi-link suspensions all-around
  • Decent performance
  • Improved base engines
  • Excellent 0.23 drag coefficient
  • Low official fuel consumption
Cons
  • Kia is getting addicted to AWD
  • Too many electronics
  • Stupid emission control systems

Price

MSRP
59900 USD
38600 GBP
Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

3.3 T-GDI
3.3 T-GDI AWD
3.8 GDI
3.8 GDI AWD
5.0 GDI AWD
520d
520d xDrive
520e
520i
530d
530d xDrive
530e
530e xDrive
530i
530i xDrive
540d xDrive
540i
540i xDrive
545e xDrive
M550i xDrive

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
530 L / 18.7 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
8.8 L / 9.3 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.5 L / 5.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
670 kg / 1477 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W
225/55 R17 101Y XL
Turning Circle
12.0 m / 39.4 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
0.5 kWh (gross)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Battery | Voltage
354.0 V
Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door mild-hybrid Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
144 mm / 5.7 in
Size | Height
1490 mm / 58.7 in
1479 mm / 58.2 in
Size | Length
5120 mm / 201.6 in
4963 mm / 195.4 in
Size | Width
1915 mm / 75.4 in
1868 mm / 73.5 in
Track Width | Front
1629.0 mm / 64.1 in
1605.0 mm / 63.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1639.0 mm / 64.5 in
1630.0 mm / 64.2 in
Weight
2015.0 kg / 4442.3 lbs
1675.0 kg / 3692.7 lbs
Wheel Size
18 in, 19 in
7.5J x 17
Wheelbase
3105 mm / 122.2 in
2975 mm / 117.1 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
7.2 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
6.8 sec
CO2 Emission
199 g/km
108 ~ 112 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.23
Electric Range
53.0 km / 32.9 mi
Fuel Economy
11.5 L/100km / 20.5 MPG (combined) | 13.5 L/100km / 17.4 MPG (urban) | 9.2 L/100km / 25.6 MPG (highway)
4.1 L/100km / 57.4 MPG (combined) | 4.8 L/100km / 49.0 MPG (urban) | 3.7 L/100km / 63.6 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
235.0 km/h / 146.0 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
EURO 6d
Engine
G6DH
B47D20B
Engine | Bore
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
16.5:1
Engine | Displacement
3.3 L / 203.9 cu-in / 3342.0 cc
2.0 L / 121.7 cu-in / 1995.0 cc
Engine | Power
370.0 hp / 275.9 kW @ 6000 rpm
190.0 hp / 141.7 kW @ 4000 rpm + 11.0 hp / 8.2 kW (electric motor)
Engine | Specific Output
110.7 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
95.2 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
510 Nm / 376.2 lb-ft @ 1300-4500 rpm
400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine
Twin-scroll turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic Steptronic

Production

Availability
2018
2020
Debut
2018 New York Auto Show
2016-10-12
Facelift
2020-05-27
Made In
South Korea
Germany, China, Austria, Thailand
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