Comparison between:
• BMW M5 (F90) Competition 4.4 V8 xDrive Steptronic (petrol, 2018)
• BMW M3 (G80) Competition 3.0 M xDrive M Steptronic (petrol, 2021)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

Model(F90) Competition 4.4 V8 xDrive Steptronic(G80) Competition 3.0 M xDrive M Steptronic
First year of production20182021
Last year of production2020-

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typesedan (saloon)sedan (saloon)
Number of doors4 (four)4 (four)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2982.00 mm (millimeters)
9.78 ft (feet)
117.40 in (inches)
2.9820 m (meters)
2857.00 mm (millimeters)
9.37 ft (feet)
112.48 in (inches)
2.8570 m (meters)
Front track1625.00 mm (millimeters)
5.33 ft (feet)
63.98 in (inches)
1.6250 m (meters)
1617.00 mm (millimeters)
5.31 ft (feet)
63.66 in (inches)
1.6170 m (meters)
Rear track1594.00 mm (millimeters)
5.23 ft (feet)
62.76 in (inches)
1.5940 m (meters)
1605.00 mm (millimeters)
5.27 ft (feet)
63.19 in (inches)
1.6050 m (meters)
Length4966.00 mm (millimeters)
16.29 ft (feet)
195.51 in (inches)
4.9660 m (meters)
4794.00 mm (millimeters)
15.73 ft (feet)
188.74 in (inches)
4.7940 m (meters)
Width1903.00 mm (millimeters)
6.24 ft (feet)
74.92 in (inches)
1.9030 m (meters)
1903.00 mm (millimeters)
6.24 ft (feet)
74.92 in (inches)
1.9030 m (meters)
Height1469.00 mm (millimeters)
4.82 ft (feet)
57.83 in (inches)
1.4690 m (meters)
1434.00 mm (millimeters)
4.70 ft (feet)
56.46 in (inches)
1.4340 m (meters)
Ground clearance128.00 mm (millimeters)
0.42 ft (feet)
5.04 in (inches)
0.1280 m (meters)
122.00 mm (millimeters)
0.40 ft (feet)
4.80 in (inches)
0.1220 m (meters)
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity530.0 l (liters)
18.72 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.53 m3 (cubic meters)
530000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
480.0 l (liters)
16.95 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.48 m3 (cubic meters)
480000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity--
Curb weight1865 kg (kilograms)
4111.62 lbs (pounds)
1780 kg (kilograms)
3924.23 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2440 kg (kilograms)
5379.28 lbs (pounds)
2260 kg (kilograms)
4982.45 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank68.0 l (liters)
14.96 UK gal (UK gallons)
17.96 US gal (US gallons)
59.0 l (liters)
12.98 UK gal (UK gallons)
15.59 US gal (US gallons)


Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel system--
Engine modelS63B44BS58B30A
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement4395 cc (cubic centimeters)2993 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type--
Type of aspiration--
Compression ratio10.00 : 19.30 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineinline/straight engine
Number of cylinders8 (eight)6 (six)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)89.00 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.50 in (inches)
0.0890 m (meters)
84.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.31 in (inches)
0.0840 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)88.30 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.48 in (inches)
0.0883 m (meters)
90.00 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.54 in (inches)
0.0900 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power625 hp (horse power)
466.1 kW (kilowatts)
633.7 ps (metric horsepower)
510 hp (horse power)
380.3 kW (kilowatts)
517.1 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at6000 rpm (revolutions per minute)6250 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque750 Nm (newton meters)
76.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
553.2 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
650 Nm (newton meters)
66.3 kgm (kilogram meters)
479.4 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at1800 - 5800 rpm (revolutions per minute)2750 - 5500 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM--
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h3.30 s (seconds)3.50 s (seconds)
Maximum speed250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient-0.34

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)14.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.17 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.80 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
16.33 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.32 mpl (miles per liter)
6.94 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)8.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.78 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.14 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.04 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.67 mpl (miles per liter)
12.35 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)10.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.35 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.83 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
21.98 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.81 mpl (miles per liter)
9.35 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO 6EURO 6D
Catalytic converter--
CO2 emissions243 - 246 g/km (grammes per kilometer)-

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model-M Steptronic
Type of transmissionautomaticautomatic
Number of automatic gears8 (eight)8 (eight)
Number of manual gears--
Final drive ratio--
Drive typefour-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)


Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringelectricelectric
Turning circle diameter12.60 m (meters)
41.34 ft (feet)
496.06 in (inches)
12.60 m (meters)
41.34 ft (feet)
496.06 in (inches)


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - double wishbones - spring strut
Type of rear suspension - independent suspension
- multi-link suspension
- independent suspension
- multi-link suspension


Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesventilated discsventilated discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYes


Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size9.5J X 20, 10.5J X 209.5J X 19 / 10.5J X 20
Tyre code275/35 ZR20, 285/35 ZR20275/35 R19 / 285/30 R20