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Compare BMW M5 E39 vs BMW M3 F80 [MT]

Reviews

Neo score
85%
79%
Pros
  • Superb S62 V8 engine
  • Classic exterior design
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Good towing capacity
  • Aggressive styling
  • Down to great 3.9s 0-100kph time
  • Good power output from an I6
Cons
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Limited by MacPherson strut suspensions
  • Drivetrain a bit too aggressive

Price

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Variants

MT
DCT
Competition MT
Competition DCT
CS

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
460 L / 16.2 cu-ft
480 L / 17.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
12.5 L / 13.2 qt
13.9 L / 14.7 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
6.5 L / 6.9 qt
6.5 L / 6.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
60.0 L / 15.9 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
495 kg / 1091 lbs
580 kg / 1279 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
245/40 R18, 275/35 R18
255/40 ZR18 95Y, 275/40 ZR18 99Y
Turning Circle
12.2 m / 40.0 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
120 mm / 4.7 in
Size | Height
1437 mm / 56.6 in
1424 mm / 56.1 in
Size | Length
4784 mm / 188.3 in
4671 mm / 183.9 in
Size | Width
1800 mm / 70.9 in
1877 mm / 73.9 in | 2037 mm / 80.2 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1515.0 mm / 59.6 in
1579.0 mm / 62.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1527.0 mm / 60.1 in
1603.0 mm / 63.1 in
Weight
1795.0 kg / 3957.3 lbs
1520.0 kg / 3351.0 lbs
Wheel Size
8J x 18, 9.5J x 18
9.0J x 18, 10.0J x 18
Wheelbase
2830 mm / 111.4 in
2812 mm / 110.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
5.3 sec
4.3 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
5.0 sec
4.1 sec
CO2 Emission
336 g/km
204 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.31
0.34
Fuel Economy
13.9 L/100km / 16.9 MPG (combined) | 21.1 L/100km / 11.1 MPG (urban) | 9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (highway)
8.8 L/100km / 26.7 MPG (combined) | 12.0 L/100km / 19.6 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
Engine
S62B50
S55B30
Engine | Bore
94.0 mm / 3.7 in
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
11.0:1
10.2:1
Engine | Displacement
4.9 L / 301.5 cu-in / 4941.0 cc
3.0 L / 181.8 cu-in / 2979.0 cc
Engine | Power
400.0 hp / 298.3 kW @ 6600 rpm
431.0 hp / 321.4 kW @ 5500-7300 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
81.0 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
144.7 hp/L / 2.4 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
89.6 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm
550 Nm / 405.7 lb-ft @ 1850-5500 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Twin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
1998 ~ 2004
2014 ~ 2020
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