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BMW M5 vs. Porsche Taycan

When comparing the BMW M5 to the Porsche Taycan, the BMW M5 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Porsche Taycan has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the BMW M5 versus the Porsche Taycan, the Porsche Taycan is a better car than the BMW M5.

BMW M5 versus Porsche Taycan Pricing

For a new model, the BMW M5's price is between $114,449 and $137,560, with the Porsche Taycan priced between $97,694 and $214,562.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the BMW M5’s base engine makes 600 horsepower, and the Porsche Taycan base engine makes 402 horsepower. The M5 is rated to deliver an average of 17 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 422 miles. The Taycan is rated to deliver an average of 79 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 200 miles. The M5 uses premium unleaded, and the Taycan uses electricity.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Porsche Taycan, a electric large car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more trunk space.

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2023 Porsche Taycan

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$114,449 - $137,560

Used Asking Price:

$70,997 - $94,735

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

54.2%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$97,694 - $214,562

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

61.3%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.9 / 10

Reliability:

8.4 / 10

Retained Value:

7.4 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

6.7 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

7 / 29
11 / 29

iSeeCars Rankings

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Trim Levels

Base

Trim Levels

4S, Turbo, Turbo S, GTS, Base

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 / 50000 miles

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:

600 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

553 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

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

0.138 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

402 hp

Torque:

254 foot-lbs

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

0.088 hp per pound

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 / 21 / 17

MPGe:

Not applicable

Range (city/hwy):

302 / 422 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Battery Size/Capacity :

Not applicable

Maximum Charging Rate:

Not applicable

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

Not Applicable

Engine Configuration:

Not Applicable

Number of Cylinders:

Not Applicable

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

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

Not applicable

MPGe:

79 / 88 / 83

Range (city/hwy):

200 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity

Battery Size/Capacity:

79.2 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

9.5 hours (240V)

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:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

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:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

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:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.7 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

36.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Cargo Space:

14 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

103.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

Not yet available

Front Leg Room:

Not yet available

Front Shoulder Room:

Not yet available

Rear Head Room:

Not yet available

Rear Leg Room:

Not yet available

Rear Shoulder Room:

Not yet available

Cargo Space:

17.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

108.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4345 lbs

Width:

83.7 inches

Height:

58 inches

Length:

196.4 inches

Wheelbase:

117.4 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.2 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4568 lbs

Width:

84.5 inches

Height:

54.9 inches

Length:

195.4 inches

Wheelbase:

114.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 9.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

275/40R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

225/55R19