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Compare BMW 5 Series G30 LCI [520d] vs Kia Optima [1.6 T-GDI AWD]

Reviews

Neo score
83%
69%
Pros
  • Decent performance
  • Improved base engines
  • Excellent 0.23 drag coefficient
  • Low official fuel consumption
  • Good 0.27 drag coefficient
  • Handsome styling
  • Good handling characteristics
Cons
  • Too many electronics
  • Stupid emission control systems
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Price

MSRP
38600 GBP
Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

520d
520d xDrive
520e
520i
530d
530d xDrive
530e
530e xDrive
530i
530i xDrive
540d xDrive
540i
540i xDrive
545e xDrive
M550i xDrive
1.6 T-GDI AWD
1.6T-GDI
2.0
2.0 Hybrid
2.0 LPI
2.5 T-GDI DCT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
530 L / 18.7 cu-ft
453 L / 16.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
8.8 L / 9.3 qt
4.5 L / 4.8 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.5 L / 5.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
60.0 L / 15.9 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
670 kg / 1477 lbs
468 kg / 1032 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs, 304.8 mm
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Disc, 284.48 mm
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
225/55 R17 101Y XL
205/65 R16 95H, 235/45 R18 94V
Turning Circle
12.0 m / 39.4 ft
11.0 m / 36.1 ft

Construction

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

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
144 mm / 5.7 in
135 mm / 5.3 in
Size | Height
1479 mm / 58.2 in
1445 mm / 56.9 in
Size | Length
4963 mm / 195.4 in
4905 mm / 193.1 in
Size | Width
1868 mm / 73.5 in
1859 mm / 73.2 in
Track Width | Front
1605.0 mm / 63.2 in
1618.0 mm / 63.7 in
Track Width | Rear
1630.0 mm / 64.2 in
1626.0 mm / 64.0 in
Weight
1675.0 kg / 3692.7 lbs
1507.0 kg / 3322.4 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 17
6.5J x 16, 7.5J x 18
Wheelbase
2975 mm / 117.1 in
2850 mm / 112.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
7.2 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
6.8 sec
CO2 Emission
108 ~ 112 g/km
121 ~ 127 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.23
0.27
Electric Range
53.0 km / 32.9 mi
Fuel Economy
4.1 L/100km / 57.4 MPG (combined) | 4.8 L/100km / 49.0 MPG (urban) | 3.7 L/100km / 63.6 MPG (highway)
8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (combined) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 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
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
EURO 6d
ULEV 70 - LEV III
Engine
B47D20B
Engine | Bore
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
75.6 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
16.5:1
10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.7 cu-in / 1995.0 cc
1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc
Engine | Power
190.0 hp / 141.7 kW @ 4000 rpm + 11.0 hp / 8.2 kW (electric motor)
180.0 hp / 134.2 kW @ 5500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
95.2 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
112.6 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
264 Nm / 194.7 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm
Engine | Type
Twin-scroll turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic Steptronic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2020
2020
Debut
2016-10-12
Facelift
2020-05-27
Made In
Germany, China, Austria, Thailand
South Korea, USA
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