BMW 5 Series GT vs rivals - specifications

 BMW 530d GTInfiniti EX37 GTAudi A5 Sportback Range Rover Sport
On the road price/total as tested£40,810/£49,840£36,500/£41,150£34,020/£44,570£50,695/£57,239
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£17,671/43.3%£11,133/£30.5%£18,065/53.1%£23,168/45.7%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£2,041/£4,081£2,555/£5,110£1,661/£3,323£3,549/£7,097
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,839/£3,065£2,851/£4,751£2,237/£3,728£2,653/£4,421
Ins. grp./quote/road tax band/cost42/£1015/H/£17546/£1,476/M/£40534/£1,042/H/£17541/£973/L/£405
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£920 (5yrs/60k)£400/£700/£400£310/£350/£400£349/£506/£381
Length/wheelbase4,998/3,070mm4,640/2,800mm4,711/2,810mm4,783/2,745mm
Height/width1,559/1,901mm1,600/2,040mm1,391/2,020mm1,784/2,158mm
Engine6cyl in-line/2,993ccV6/3,696ccV6/2,967ccV6/2,996cc
Peak power 242/4,000 bhp/rpm316/7,000 bhp/rpm237/4,000 bhp/rpm242/4,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 540/1,750 Nm/rpm360/5,200 Nm/rpm500/1,500 Nm/rpm600/2,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission 8-spd auto/rwd7-spd auto/4wd7-spd auto/4wd6-spd auto/4wd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel70 litres/run-flat80 litres/foam64 litres/sp. saver84 litres/full-size
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 440/1,700 litres340/1,175 litres480/980 litres958/2,013 litres
Kerbweight/payload2,035/630kg1,876/447kg1,720/530kg2,535/640kg
Turning circle/drag coefficientN/A/0.31Cd11.6 metres/0.32Cd11.5 metres/0.30Cd11.5 metres/0.37Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/3yrs3yrs (60,000)/3yrs3yrs (60,000)/1yr3yrs (unltd)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/1549,000 miles/2Variable/13515,000 miles/130
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.8th/12thN/A11th/18th7th/11th
0-60mph/30-70mph7.0/6.6 secs6.5/6.1 secs6.8/6.3 secs9. 0/12.2 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 2.9/3.8 secs3.5/5.7 secs2.7/3.9 secs3.8/4.9 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th/7th 5.0/6.7/8.9 secs8.4/11.8/15.5 secs5.3/7.5/11.1 secs7.4/10.2 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 149mph/2,100rpm149mph/2,000rpm155mph/2,000rpm120mph/2,000rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 49.2/36.0/9.3m56.5/41.0/11.8m51.0/37.7/9.7m53.7/38.7/9.5m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph67/41/58/65dB67/46/60/67dB68/45/60/67dB68/41/58/65dB
Auto Express economy/range32.6mpg/502 miles20.8mpg/366 miles26.8mpg/377 miles22.6mpg/418 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 34.9/50.4/43.5mpg17.7/32.9/25mpg34.0/49.6/42.8mpg25.2/34.9/30.7mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket232/173g/km/25%314/265g/km/35%282/174g/km/25%335/243g/km/35%
Airbags/Isofix/xenon headlightsSix/yes/£1,200*Six/yes/yesSix/yes/£1,080Eight/yes/yes
Climate ctrl/heated seats/cruise ctrlYes/yes/yesYes/yes/£850^Yes/£245/£185Yes/yes/yes
Parking sensors front/rear/cameraYes/yes/£310Yes/yes/£1,700**£295/yes/£635Yes/yes/yes
Sat-nav/Bluetooth/CD player/aux inYes/yes/yes/yes£1,700**/y/y/y£1,347/£250/y/yYes/yes/yes/yes
Split-fold rear seats/rear TV screensYes/noYes/noYes/noYes/£2,202

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