BMW Z4 vs rivals - specifications

 BMW Z4 sDrive20iAudi TT 2.0 TFSi S line S tronicNissan 370Z GT Auto
On-the-road price/total as tested£29,480/£37,785£34,120/£34,120£36,600/£39,036
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£12,971/44%£15,968/46.8%£13,176/36.0%
Running costs/contract hire£16,509£18,152£23,424
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£1,229/£2,458£1,554/£3,108£2,503/£5,006
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,340/£3,901£2,511/£4,184£3,628/£6,046
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost34/£668/G/£16534/£505/H/£19047/£959/L/£445
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£350 (5yrs/60k miles)£170/£282/£170£171/£267/£171
Length/wheelbase4,239/2,496mm4,187/2,468mm4,250/2,550mm
Height/width1,291/1,790mm1,358/1,842mm1,325/1,845mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,997cc4cyl in-line/1,984ccV6/3,696cc
Peak power 181/5,000 bhp/rpm209/4,300 bhp/rpm324/7,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 270/1,250 Nm/rpm350/1,600 Nm/rpm363/5,200 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/rwd6-spd twin-clutch/4wd7-spd auto/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel55 litres/run-flats60 litres/sealant72 litres/sealant
Boot capacity (roof up/down) 310/180 litres250/250 litres140/140 litres
Kerbweight/payload1,480/330kg1,405/320kg1,535/350kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.8 metres/0.34Cd10.9 metres/0.34Cd11.0 metres/0.34Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/3yrs3yrs (60,000)/3yrs3yrs (60,000)/3yrs*
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/154Variable/1359,000 miles (1yr)/209
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.9th/18th7th/26th11th/6th
0-60/30-70mph7.0/7.1 secs5.6/5.3 secs5.4/4.7 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.8/5.0 secs2.8/4.2 secs2.9/3.8 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 7.1/9.0 secs5.9/7.6 secs6.6 secs/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 146mph/N/A149mph/2,200rpm155mph/N/A
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 57.2/41.4/10.1m47.5/34.7/8.9m49.5/35.7/9.0m
Noise 30mph (up/down)/70mph (u/d)58/60/68/74dB57/64/57/79dBN/A
Hood operation (up/down)20/21 secs14/10 secs22/17 secs
Auto Express economy/range31.0mpg/375 miles 28.9mpg/381 miles20.0mpg/317 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 31.7/50.4/41.5mpg27.7/49.6/38.2mpg17.9/34.0/25.2mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket211/159g/km/21%226/172g/km/24%326/254g/km/35%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsFour/yes/£620Four/yes/£305Four/yes/£365
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise control£1,845/yes/£255Yes/yes/£220Yes/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/£295Yes/yes/£255Yes/yes/yes
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go£530/yes/£215£510/yes/yes£550/yes/yes
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth£2,225/yes/yes£665/£185/£250£1,750/yes/yes

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