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Compare Kia K9 II vs BMW M5 F90 LCI

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Neoscore
76%
89%
Pros
  • Superb styling with elegance and sportiness
  • Naturally-aspirated V8 still available
  • Multi-link suspensions all-around
  • Superb performance
  • Classy styling (last from BMW)
  • Still powered by V8
  • Good handling
Cons
  • Kia is getting addicted to AWD
  • Reliability concerns

Variants

3.3 T-GDI
3.3 T-GDI AWD
3.8 GDI
3.8 GDI AWD
5.0 GDI AWD
M5
M5 Competition
M5 CS

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
530 L / 18.7 cu-ft
Engine Oil Capacity
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
Fuel Capacity
68.0 L / 18.0 gal
Passengers
5
M55M5 Competition5M5 CS4
Payload
M5545 kg / 1202 lbsM5 Competition545 kg / 1202 lbsM5 CS465 kg / 1025 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
3.3 T-GDI245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W3.3 T-GDI AWD245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W3.8 GDI245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W3.8 GDI AWD245/50 R18, 245/45 R19 98W, 275/40 R19 101W5.0 GDI AWD275/40 R19 101W
M5275/40 ZR19 105Y XL, 285/40 ZR19 107Y XLM5 Competition275/35 ZR20 102Y XL, 285/35 ZR20 104Y XLM5 CSFront wheel tires: 275/35 ZR20 102Y XL Rear wheel tires: 285/35 ZR20 104Y XL
Turning Circle
12.6 m / 41.3 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
M5133 mm / 5.2 inM5 Competition128 mm / 5.0 inM5 CS119 mm / 4.7 in
Size | Height
1490 mm / 58.7 in
M51473 mm / 58.0 inM5 Competition1469 mm / 57.8 inM5 CS1468 mm / 57.8 in
Size | Length
5120 mm / 201.6 in
M54983 mm / 196.2 inM5 Competition4983 mm / 196.2 inM5 CS5001 mm / 196.9 in
Size | Width
1915 mm / 75.4 in
M51903 mm / 74.9 in | 2126 mm / 83.7 in (mirror unfolded)M5 Competition1903 mm / 74.9 in | 2126 mm / 83.7 in (mirror unfolded)M5 CS1903 mm / 74.9 in
Track Width | Front
3.3 T-GDI1629.0 mm / 64.1 in3.3 T-GDI AWD1629.0 mm / 64.1 in3.8 GDI1629.0 mm / 64.1 in3.8 GDI AWD1629.0 mm / 64.1 in5.0 GDI AWD1639.0 mm / 64.5 in
M51626.0 mm / 64.0 inM5 Competition1625.0 mm / 64.0 inM5 CS1625.0 mm / 64.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1639.0 mm / 64.5 in
1594.0 mm / 62.8 inM51594 mmM5 Competition1594 mm
Weight
3.3 T-GDI2015.0 kg / 4442.3 lbs3.3 T-GDI AWD2085.0 kg / 4596.6 lbs3.8 GDI1915.0 kg / 4221.9 lbs3.8 GDI AWD1985.0 kg / 4376.2 lbs5.0 GDI AWD2165.0 kg / 4773.0 lbs
M51895.0 kg / 4177.8 lbsM5 Competition1895.0 kg / 4177.8 lbsM5 CS1825.0 kg / 4023.4 lbs
Wheel Size
3.3 T-GDI18 in, 19 in3.3 T-GDI AWD18 in, 19 in3.8 GDI18 in, 19 in3.8 GDI AWD18 in, 19 in5.0 GDI AWD19 in
M59.5J x 19, 10.5J x 19M5 Competition9.5J x 20, 10.5J x 20M5 CSFront wheel rims: 9.5J x 20 Rear wheel rims: 10.5J x 20
Wheelbase
3105 mm / 122.2 in
2982 mm / 117.4 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
M53.4 secM5 Competition3.3 secM5 CS3.0 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
M53.2 secM5 Competition3.1 secM5 CS2.9 sec
CO2 Emission
3.3 T-GDI199 g/km3.3 T-GDI AWD213 g/km3.8 GDI192 ~ 196 g/km3.8 GDI AWD204 ~ 207 g/km5.0 GDI AWD231 g/km
M5239 ~ 242 g/kmM5 Competition239 ~ 242 g/kmM5 CS253 ~ 258 g/km
Fuel Economy
21 mpg3.3 T-GDI11.5 L/100km / 20.5 MPG (combined) | 13.5 L/100km / 17.4 MPG (urban) | 9.2 L/100km / 25.6 MPG (highway)3.3 T-GDI AWD12.3 L/100km / 19.1 MPG (combined) | 14.2 L/100km / 16.6 MPG (urban) | 9.9 L/100km / 23.8 MPG (highway)3.8 GDI11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (combined) | 12.8 L/100km / 18.4 MPG (urban) | 9.1 L/100km / 25.8 MPG (highway)3.8 GDI AWD11.9 L/100km / 19.8 MPG (combined) | 13.7 L/100km / 17.2 MPG (urban) | 9.7 L/100km / 24.2 MPG (highway)5.0 GDI AWD13.3 L/100km / 17.7 MPG (combined) | 15.6 L/100km / 15.1 MPG (urban) | 10.5 L/100km / 22.4 MPG (highway)
M510.5 L/100km / 22.4 MPG (combined) | 15.4 L/100km / 15.3 MPG (urban) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (highway)M5 Competition10.5 L/100km / 22.4 MPG (combined) | 15.3 L/100km / 15.4 MPG (urban) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (highway)M5 CS11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (combined) | 16.6 L/100km / 14.2 MPG (urban) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
M5250.0 km/h / 155.3 mphM5 Competition250.0 km/h / 155.3 mphM5 CS305.0 km/h / 189.5 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
3.3 T-GDIRear-wheel drive3.3 T-GDI AWDAll-wheel drive3.8 GDIRear-wheel drive3.8 GDI AWDAll-wheel drive5.0 GDI AWDAll-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
M5EURO 6d - TEMPM5 CompetitionEURO 6d - TEMPM5 CSEuro 6d
Engine
3.3 T-GDIG6DH3.3 T-GDI AWDG6DH3.8 GDIG6DJ3.8 GDI AWDG6DJ5.0 GDI AWDG8BE
Engine | Bore
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Engine | Displacement
3.3 T-GDI3.3 L / 203.9 cu-in / 3342.0 cc3.3 T-GDI AWD3.3 L / 203.9 cu-in / 3342.0 cc3.8 GDI3.8 L / 230.5 cu-in / 3778.0 cc3.8 GDI AWD3.8 L / 230.5 cu-in / 3778.0 cc5.0 GDI AWD5.0 L / 307.4 cu-in / 5038.0 cc
4.4 L / 268.2 cu-in / 4395.0 cc
Engine | Power
3.3 T-GDI370.0 hp / 275.9 kW @ 6000 rpm3.3 T-GDI AWD370.0 hp / 275.9 kW @ 6000 rpm3.8 GDI315.0 hp / 234.9 kW @ 6000 rpm3.8 GDI AWD315.0 hp / 234.9 kW @ 6000 rpm5.0 GDI AWD425.0 hp / 316.9 kW @ 6000 rpm
M5600.0 hp / 447.4 kW @ 6000 rpmM5 Competition625.0 hp / 466.1 kW @ 6000 rpmM5 CS635.0 hp / 473.5 kW @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
3.3 T-GDI110.7 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in3.3 T-GDI AWD110.7 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in3.8 GDI83.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in3.8 GDI AWD83.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in5.0 GDI AWD84.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
M5136.5 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-inM5 Competition142.2 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-inM5 CS144.5 hp/L / 2.4 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
88.3 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
3.3 T-GDI510 Nm / 376.2 lb-ft @ 1300-4500 rpm3.3 T-GDI AWD510 Nm / 376.2 lb-ft @ 1300-4500 rpm3.8 GDI397 Nm / 292.8 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm3.8 GDI AWD397 Nm / 292.8 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm5.0 GDI AWD520 Nm / 383.5 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
M5750 Nm / 553.2 lb-ft @ 1800-5600 rpmM5 Competition750 Nm / 553.2 lb-ft @ 1800-5860 rpmM5 CS750 Nm / 553.2 lb-ft @ 1800-5950 rpm
Engine | Type
3.3 T-GDITurbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine3.3 T-GDI AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine3.8 GDINaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 engine3.8 GDI AWDNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 engine5.0 GDI AWDNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V8 engine
Twin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Fuel Capacity
68 L
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic Steptronic

Production

Availability
3.3 T-GDI20183.3 T-GDI AWD20183.8 GDI20183.8 GDI AWD20185.0 GDI AWD2018 ~ 2021
M52020M5 Competition2020M5 CS2021
Debut
2018 New York Auto Show
2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
Facelift
2020-06-18
Made In
South Korea
Germany
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