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Compare BMW M5 F90 LCI vs Kia Optima

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Neoscore
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Pros
  • Superb performance
  • Classy styling (last from BMW)
  • Still powered by V8
  • Good handling
  • Good 0.27 drag coefficient
  • Handsome styling
  • Good handling characteristics
Cons
  • Reliability concerns
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Variants

M5
M5 Competition
M5 CS
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
4.5 L / 4.8 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
Fuel Capacity
68.0 L / 18.0 gal
60.0 L / 15.9 gal
Passengers
M55M5 Competition5M5 CS4
5
Payload
M5545 kg / 1202 lbsM5 Competition545 kg / 1202 lbsM5 CS465 kg / 1025 lbs
1.6 T-GDI AWD468 kg / 1032 lbs1.6T-GDI468 kg / 1032 lbs2.0468 kg / 1032 lbs2.0 Hybrid468 kg / 1032 lbs2.0 LPI468 kg / 1032 lbs2.5 T-GDI DCT467 kg / 1030 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
1.6 T-GDI AWDVentilated discs, 304.8 mm1.6T-GDIVentilated discs2.0Ventilated discs2.0 LPIVentilated discs2.5 T-GDI DCTVentilated discs, 345.44 mm
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
1.6 T-GDI AWDDisc, 284.48 mm1.6T-GDIDisc2.0Disc2.0 LPIDisc2.5 T-GDI DCTDisc, 325.12 mm
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
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
1.6 T-GDI AWD205/65 R16 95H, 235/45 R18 94V1.6T-GDI215/55 R17, 235/45 R182.0215/55 R17, 235/45 R182.0 Hybrid205/65 R16, 215/55 R172.0 LPI205/65 R16, 215/55 R172.5 T-GDI DCT245/40 R19 94W
Turning Circle
12.6 m / 41.3 ft
11.0 m / 36.1 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
1.8 kWh (gross)
Body Style
4-door Sedan
1.6 T-GDI AWD4-door Hatchback1.6T-GDI4-door Hatchback2.04-door Hatchback2.0 Hybrid4-door hybrid Hatchback2.0 LPI4-door Hatchback2.5 T-GDI DCT4-door Hatchback

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
M5133 mm / 5.2 inM5 Competition128 mm / 5.0 inM5 CS119 mm / 4.7 in
135 mm / 5.3 in
Size | Height
M51473 mm / 58.0 inM5 Competition1469 mm / 57.8 inM5 CS1468 mm / 57.8 in
1445 mm / 56.9 in
Size | Length
M54983 mm / 196.2 inM5 Competition4983 mm / 196.2 inM5 CS5001 mm / 196.9 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD4905 mm / 193.1 in1.6T-GDI4905 mm / 193.1 in2.04905 mm / 193.1 in2.0 Hybrid4095 mm / 161.2 in2.0 LPI4905 mm / 193.1 in2.5 T-GDI DCT4905 mm / 193.1 in
Size | Width
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
1.6 T-GDI AWD1859 mm / 73.2 in1.6T-GDI1860 mm / 73.2 in2.01860 mm / 73.2 in2.0 Hybrid1860 mm / 73.2 in2.0 LPI1860 mm / 73.2 in2.5 T-GDI DCT1859 mm / 73.2 in
Track Width | Front
M51626.0 mm / 64.0 inM5 Competition1625.0 mm / 64.0 inM5 CS1625.0 mm / 64.0 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD1618.0 mm / 63.7 in1.6T-GDI1618.0 mm / 63.7 in2.01618.0 mm / 63.7 in2.0 Hybrid1623.0 mm / 63.9 in2.0 LPI1623.0 mm / 63.9 in2.5 T-GDI DCT1610.0 mm / 63.4 in
Track Width | Rear
1594.0 mm / 62.8 inM51594 mmM5 Competition1594 mm
1.6 T-GDI AWD1626.0 mm / 64.0 in1.6T-GDI1617.0 mm / 63.7 in2.01625.0 mm / 64.0 in2.0 Hybrid1630.0 mm / 64.2 in2.0 LPI1630.0 mm / 64.2 in2.5 T-GDI DCT1618.0 mm / 63.7 in
Weight
M51895.0 kg / 4177.8 lbsM5 Competition1895.0 kg / 4177.8 lbsM5 CS1825.0 kg / 4023.4 lbs
1.6 T-GDI AWD1507.0 kg / 3322.4 lbs1.6T-GDI1420.0 kg / 3130.6 lbs2.01415.0 kg / 3119.5 lbs2.0 Hybrid1495.0 kg / 3295.9 lbs2.0 LPI1410.0 kg / 3108.5 lbs2.5 T-GDI DCT1603.0 kg / 3534.0 lbs
Wheel Size
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
1.6 T-GDI AWD6.5J x 16, 7.5J x 181.6T-GDI17 in, 18 in2.017 in, 18 in2.0 Hybrid16 in, 17 in2.0 LPI16 in, 17 in2.5 T-GDI DCT8.0J x 19
Wheelbase
2982 mm / 117.4 in
2850 mm / 112.2 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
M5239 ~ 242 g/kmM5 Competition239 ~ 242 g/kmM5 CS253 ~ 258 g/km
1.6 T-GDI AWD121 ~ 127 g/km1.6T-GDI121 ~ 127 g/km2.0129 ~ 132 g/km2.0 Hybrid79 ~ 85 g/km2.0 LPI128 ~ 131 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.27
Fuel Economy
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)
1.6 T-GDI AWD8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (combined) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)1.6T-GDI7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (combined) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (urban) | 6.1 L/100km / 38.6 MPG (highway)2.07.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (combined) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (urban) | 6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (highway)2.0 Hybrid5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (combined) | 5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (urban) | 4.9 L/100km / 48.0 MPG (highway)2.0 LPI9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (combined) | 11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (urban) | 8.3 L/100km / 28.3 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
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
1.6 T-GDI AWDFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive1.6T-GDIFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive2.0Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive2.0 HybridFront-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive2.0 LPIRear-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive2.5 T-GDI DCTFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
M5EURO 6d - TEMPM5 CompetitionEURO 6d - TEMPM5 CSEuro 6d
ULEV 70 - LEV III
Engine | Bore
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD75.6 mm / 3.0 in1.6T-GDI75.6 mm / 3.0 in2.075.6 mm / 3.0 in2.0 Hybrid75.6 mm / 3.0 in2.0 LPI75.6 mm / 3.0 in2.5 T-GDI DCT88.5 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
4.4 L / 268.2 cu-in / 4395.0 cc
1.6 T-GDI AWD1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc1.6T-GDI1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc2.02.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc2.0 Hybrid2.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc2.0 LPI2.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc2.5 T-GDI DCT2.5 L / 152.4 cu-in / 2497.0 cc
Engine | Power
M5600.0 hp / 447.4 kW @ 6000 rpmM5 Competition625.0 hp / 466.1 kW @ 6000 rpmM5 CS635.0 hp / 473.5 kW @ 6000 rpm
1.6 T-GDI AWD180.0 hp / 134.2 kW @ 5500 rpm1.6T-GDI180.0 hp / 134.2 kW @ 5500 rpm2.0160.0 hp / 119.3 kW @ 6500 rpm2.0 Hybrid156.0 hp / 116.3 kW @ 6000 rpm + 52.0 hp / 38.8 kW (electric motor)2.0 LPI146.0 hp / 108.9 kW @ 6000 rpm2.5 T-GDI DCT290.0 hp / 216.3 kW @ 5800 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
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
1.6 T-GDI AWD112.6 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in1.6T-GDI112.6 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in2.080.0 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in2.0 Hybrid78.0 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in2.0 LPI73.0 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in2.5 T-GDI DCT116.1 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
88.3 mm / 3.5 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD89.0 mm / 3.5 in1.6T-GDI89.0 mm / 3.5 in2.089.0 mm / 3.5 in2.0 Hybrid89.0 mm / 3.5 in2.0 LPI89.0 mm / 3.5 in2.5 T-GDI DCT101.5 mm / 4.0 in
Engine | Torque
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
1.6 T-GDI AWD264 Nm / 194.7 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm1.6T-GDI265 Nm / 195.5 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm2.0196 Nm / 144.6 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm2.0 Hybrid190 Nm / 140.1 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm + 205 Nm / 151.2 lb-ft @ 0-1770 rpm2.0 LPI191 Nm / 140.9 lb-ft @ 4200 rpm2.5 T-GDI DCT422 Nm / 311.3 lb-ft @ 1650-4000 rpm
Engine | Type
Twin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine with 4 values per cylinder
1.6 T-GDI AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder1.6T-GDITurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine2.0Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 engine2.0 Hybridmulti-port injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0 LPINaturally-aspirated multi-port injected inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.5 T-GDI DCTTurbocharged direct- and multi-port-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Fuel Capacity
68 L
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
1.6 T-GDI AWD8-speed1.6T-GDI8-speed2.06-speed2.0 Hybrid6-speed2.0 LPI6-speed2.5 T-GDI DCT8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic Steptronic
1.6 T-GDI AWDAutomatic1.6T-GDIAutomatic2.0Automatic2.0 HybridAutomatic2.0 LPIAutomatic2.5 T-GDI DCTDouble clutch transmission (DCT)

Production

Availability
M52020M5 Competition2020M5 CS2021
2020
Debut
2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
Facelift
2020-06-18
Made In
Germany
South Korea, USA
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