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BMW M2 vs. BMW M8

When we compare the BMW M2 to the BMW M8, the BMW M2 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and interior volume. The BMW M8 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the BMW M2 versus the BMW M8, the BMW M2 is a better car than the BMW M8.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the BMW M2’s base engine makes 405 horsepower, and the BMW M8 base engine makes 617 horsepower. The M2 is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 329 miles. The M8 is rated to deliver an average of 17 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 442 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are sports cars, the BMW M2 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The BMW M8 has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, front leg room and trunk space.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

-

Used Asking Price:

$53,220 - $65,883

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

40.9%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$136,318 - $160,686

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

47.2%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

6.9 / 10

Reliability:

6.8 / 10

Retained Value:

7.0 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

25 / 40
26 / 40

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Summary Review

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Pros and Cons

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Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Coupe

Available Body Styles

Convertible

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Competition

Trim Levels

Competition

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

405 hp @ 5230 rpm

Torque:

406 foot-lbs @ 2350 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.113 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

617 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

553 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.144 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Manual

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

18 / 24 / 20

Range (city/hwy):

247 / 329 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

4.4 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

15 / 22 / 17

Range (city/hwy):

302 / 442 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

N/A

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

N/A

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Standard

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

N/A

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

53.4 inches

Rear Head Room:

36.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

33 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.4 inches

Cargo Space:

13.8 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

86.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.2 inches

Rear Head Room:

33.6 inches

Rear Leg Room:

29.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

46.9 inches

Cargo Space:

14.8 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

81.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3600 lbs

Width:

78.3 inches

Height:

55.5 inches

Length:

176.2 inches

Wheelbase:

106 inches

Ground Clearance:

4.6 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4295 lbs

Width:

84.1 inches

Height:

53.6 inches

Length:

191.8 inches

Wheelbase:

111.3 inches

Ground Clearance:

5 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

245/35R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

20.0 x 9.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

275/35R20