BMW 5 Series vs Honda City Comparison

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    BMW 5 Series
    BMW 5 Series
    530d M Sport
    Rs74.50 Lakh*
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    Honda City
    Honda City
    ZX MT Diesel
    Rs15.24 Lakh*
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BMW 5 Series vs Honda City

Should you buy BMW 5 Series or Honda City? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. BMW 5 Series price starts at Rs 64.50 Lakh ex-showroom for 530i M Sport (Petrol) and Honda City price starts Rs 11.29 Lakh ex-showroom for V MT (Petrol). 5 Series has 2993 cc (Diesel top model) engine, while City has 1498 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the 5 Series has a mileage of 20.37 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the City has a mileage of 24.1 kmpl (Diesel top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.78,78,066#
Rs.17,78,465#
Offers & Discount
1 Offer
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User Rating
4.6
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4.4
Based on 151 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.1,49,946
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Rs.34,002
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Insurance
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
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Rs.12,229
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
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Water Cooled Inline i-DTEC DOHC
Displacement (cc)
2993
1498
No Of Cylinder
Fast ChargingNo
-
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
261.49bhp@4000rpm
97.89bhp@3600rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
620nm@2000–2500rpm
200Nm@1750rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Valve Configuration
-
DOHC
Turbo Charger
Turbo
-
Transmission Type
Automatic
Manual
Gear Box
8-Speed Automatic Transmission
6 Speed
Mild HybridNo
-
Drive TypeNoNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (City)No
15.32 kmpl
verified
Mileage (ARAI)
17.42 kmpl
24.1 kmpl
Fuel Tank CapacityNo
40.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)NoNo
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
Adaptive Suspension
McPherson Strut with Coil Spring
Rear Suspension
Adaptive Suspension
Torsion Beam with Coil Spring
Shock Absorbers Type
-
Telescopic Hydraulic Nitrogen Gas-Filled
Steering Type
Electric
Electric
Steering Column
-
Telescopic & Tilt
Steering Gear Type
Rack&Pinion
-
Turning Radius (Metres)
-
5.3
Front Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Drum
0-100kmph (Seconds)
5.7
-
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
F:245/45R18, R:275/40R18
185/55 R16
Tyre Type
-
Tubeless, Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
18
R16
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
-
4549
Width (mm)
-
1748
Height (mm)
-
1489
Wheel Base (mm)
-
2600
Front Tread (mm)
-
1496
Rear Tread (mm)
-
1484
Kerb Weight (kg)
-
1191-1217
Grossweight (kg)
-
1566-1592
Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
-
506
No. of Doors
4
4
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Power BootYesYes
Power folding 3rd Row SeatNo
-
Automatic Climate Control
4 Zone
Yes
Air Quality Control
Optional
-
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
Remote Engine Start/StopYesNo
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
Remote Horn & Light ControlYes
-
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYes
-
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Heated Seats FrontYes
-
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Active Noise CancellationYes
-
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Rear
Navigation SystemYes
-
Find My Car LocationYes
-
Real-Time Vehicle TrackingYes
-
Foldable Rear Seat
40:20:40 Split
-
Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
Smart Key BandYes
-
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box CoolingYes
-
Bottle Holder
Front Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
-
No
USB Charger
Front & Rear
-
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
With Storage
Tailgate AjarYesYes
Hands-Free TailgateYesYes
Gear Shift IndicatorYes
-
Rear CurtainNo
-
Luggage Hook And NetYes
-
Lane Change Indicator
-
Yes
Additional Features
Brake Energy Regeneration, Automatic Start/Stop function, Power socket (12 V) in the rear centre console, socket in the luggage compartment, double USB adapter, Servotronic steering assist, Adaptive Suspension, with independent damping for enhanced driving comfort , Cruise Control with braking function,
All 5 Seats Head Restraints,One Touch Electric Sunroof with Slide/Tilt Function and Pinch Guard,Honda Smart Key System with Keyless Remote(x2),Touch Sensor Based Smart Keyless Release,Way Auto Lock(Customizable),Power Windows & Sunroof Keyless Remote Open/Close,Lead Me To Car Headlights(Auto OFF Timer),Automatic Folding Door Mirrors(Welcome Function),Fully Automatic Climate Control with MAX COOL Mode,Click Feel AC Dials with Temperature Dial Red/Blue illumination,Rear Sunshade,Dust & Pollen Cabin Filter,Cruise Control with Steering Mounted Switches,Accessory Charging Ports with Lid(Front Console x1,Rear x2),Front Console Lower Pocket for Smartphones,Floor Console Cupholders & Utility Space for Smartphones,Driver & Assistant Seat Back Pockets with Smartphone Sub-Pockets,Driver Side Coin Pocket with Lid,Driver & Assistant Sunvisor Vanity Mirrors,4 Foldable Grab Handles(Soft Closing Motion),Ambient Light(Centre Console Pocket),Ambient Light(Map Lamp & Front Footwell),LED Front Map Lamps,Trunk Light for Cargo Area illumination
Massage Seats
Front
-
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
All
Autonomous Parking
Full
-
Drive Modes
5
-
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYes
-
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
Cigarette Lighter
Optional
-
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
-
Driving Experience Control EcoYes
-
Folding Table In The Rear
Optional
-
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsYes
-
Dual Tone DashboardYes
-
Additional Features
Black, Leather 'Dakota' Black Exclusive Stitching/Piping In Contrast
Premium Beige & Black Two -Tone Colour Coordinated Interiors,Glossy Dark Wood Instrument Panel Assistant Side Garnish Finish,Display Audio Piano Black Surround Garnish,Exclusive Leather Upholstery with Contemporary Seat Design,Leather Shift Lever Boot with Stitch,Smooth Leather Steering Wheel with Euro Stitch,Soft Pads with Ivory Real Stitch(Instrument Panel Assitant side Mid Pad,Centre Console Knee Pad,Front Centre Armrest,Door Lining Armrest & Centre Pads),Satin Metallic Surround Finish on All AC Vents,Satin Metallic Garnish on Steering Wheel,Inside Door Handles Chrome Finish,Chrome Finish on All AC Vent Knob & Hand Brake Knob,Chrome Decoration Ring for Map Lamp & Rear Reading Lamp,Trunk Lid Inside Lining Cover,Advanced Twin Ring Combimeter,Eco Assist System with Ambient Light Meter,17.7cm High Definition Full Colour TFT Meter,Range & Fuel Information,Speed & Time Information,G Meter Display,Display Contents & Vehicle Settings Customization,Vehicle Information & Warning Message Display,Rear Parking Sensor Proximity Display,Steering Scroll Selector Wheel and Meter Control Switch,Meter illumination Control Switch,Fuel Gauge Display,Average Fuel Economy Indicator,Instant Fuel Economy Indicator,Cruising Range(Distance to Empty) Indicator
Exterior
Photo Comparison
Headlight
Available ColorsCarbon BlackAlpine WhiteBluestone MetallicPhytonic Blue5 Series ColorsPLATINUM WHITE PEARLRediant Red MetallicLunar Silver MetallicModern Steel MetallicGolden Brown MetallicCity Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNo
-
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Headlamp WashersYes
-
Rain Sensing WiperYes
-
Rear Window WiperYes
-
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNo
-
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNo
-
Rear SpoilerYes
-
Removable Or Convertible TopNo
-
Roof Carrier
Optional
-
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Side StepperNo
-
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Smoke HeadlampsYes
-
Projector Headlamps
-
No
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights
-
Heated Wing MirrorYes
-
LED DRLsYesYes
LED HeadlightsYesYes
LED TaillightsYesYes
LED Fog LampsYesYes
Additional Features
Active Air Stream Kidney Grill,M light alloy wheels Double-spoke style 662 M with mixed tyres., Glass sunroof, electric, Rain sensor and automatic driving lights, Heat protection glazing, Comfort access system - ‘keyless’ opening and locking of the vehicle including contactless opening of tailgate, Exterior mirrors electrically foldable with automatic anti-dazzle function on driver side, mirror heating, memory, integrated turn indicators and automatic parking function for passenger-side exterior mirror, BMW Display Key, BMW Laserlight including (LED low-beam headlights and high-beam headlights with laser module with up to 650m range)(Blue laser design element and exclusive BMW Laserlight signature)(No dazzle high-beam assistance (BMW Selective Beam)(Cornering light function - LED daytime running lights and LED turn indicators), Air Breather in Black High-Gloss, BMW Kidney Grille with vertical slats in Black High-Gloss, Car key with exclusive M designation, Front bumper with specific design elements in Black High-Gloss, Mirror base, B-pillar finisher and window guide rail in Black High-Gloss, M designation on the front side panels, M door sill finishers, illuminated, M Sport brake with dark blue brake calipers with M designation, M Aerodynamics package with front apron, side skirts and rear apron with diffuser insert in metallic Dark Shadow, Tailpipe finisher trapezoidal in Chrome High-Gloss, Window recess cover and finisher for window frame in Black High-Gloss,
Full LED Headlamps with 9 LED Array(Inline-Shell),L-Shaped LED Guide type Turn Signal in Headlamps,Z-Shaped 3D Wrap Around LED Tail Lamps with Uniform Edge Light,LED Rear Side Marker Lights in Tail Lamps,Solid Wing Front Chrome Grille,Sharp Side Character Line(Katana Blade In-Motion),Diamiond Cut & Two Tone FInished R16 Multi Spoke Alloy Wheels,Chrome Outer Door Handles Finish,Body Colour Door Mirrors,Front & Rear Mud Guards,Black Sash Tape on B-Pillar
Tyre Size
F:245/45R18, R:275/40R18
185/55 R16
Tyre Type
-
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size
18
R16
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
No Of Airbags
7
6
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag RearYes
-
Day Night Rear View MirrorYes
Auto
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYesYes
Side Impact BeamsYes
-
Front Impact BeamsYes
-
Traction ControlYesYes
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYes
Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
Crash SensorYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYes
-
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
Clutch LockYes
-
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
Advance Safety Features
Airbag, passenger side, deactivatable via key, Anti-lock Braking System with Brake Assist and Dynamic Braking lights, Active Park Distance Control, rear, Attentiveness Assistant, BMW Condition Based Service (Intelligent maintenance system), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Crash sensor, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Electric parking brake with auto hold function, Electronic vehicle iobiliser, Fully integrated emergency spare wheel, ISOFIX child seat mounting, Runflat indicator, Runflat tyres with reinforced side walls, Rear doors with mechanical childproof lock, Side-impact protection, Three-point seat belts for all seats, including pyrotechnic belt tensioners in the front and belt force limiters in the front and outer rear seats, Warning triangle with first-aid kit,
Advanced Compatibility Engineering Body Structure,Side Curtain Airbag System,All 5 Seats 3 point Emergency Locking Retractor Seatbelts,Agile Handling Assist,Emergency Stop Signal,Automatic Headlights Control with Light Sensor,Variable Intermittent Wipers,Dual Horn,Battery Sensor,Diesel Particulate Filter Indicator,Fuel Reminder Control System
Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYes
-
Anti Pinch Power Windows
Driver's Window
All
Speed AlertYesYes
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYes
-
Knee AirbagsYes
-
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Heads Up DisplayYes
-
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesYes
Sos Emergency AssistanceYes
-
Blind Spot MonitorYes
-
Lane Watch CameraNoYes
Geo Fence AlertYes
-
Hill Descent ControlYes
-
Hill AssistNoYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYes
-
360 View CameraYes
-
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerNo
-
Cd ChangerNo
-
Dvd PlayerNo
-
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlNo
-
Mirror LinkYes
-
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYes
-
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Wifi ConnectivityYes
-
CompassYes
-
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
12.3
8 Inch
Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android AutoYesYes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Internal StorageYes
-
Number Of Speaker
16
4
Rear Entertainment SystemYes
-
Additional Features
iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition with direct access buttons, Harman Kardon Surround Sound system (464 W),Wireless Smartphone Integration, Fully Digital Instrument Display with 31.2cm (12.3”) display adapted to individual character design for Drive modes, BMW Gesture Control
Alexa Remote Capability,Next Gen Honda Connect with Telematics Control Unit,20.3cm Advanced Touchscreen Dislay Audio,Optical Bonding Display Coating for Total Reflection Reduction,Weblink,4 Tweeters
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    BMW 5 Series

    • Rewarding to drive
    • Supple ride
    • Solidly built
    • Feature loaded

    Honda City

    • Spacious cabin. Rear-seat kneeroom rivals cars from a segment above.
    • Petrol motor + manual gearbox + playful chassis = FUN!
    • Brilliant tuning for the CVT automatic makes driving effortless.
    • Comfortable ride quality. Better suited for Indian roads now.

    BMW 5 Series

    • Rear seat experience
    • Sharp bumps can upset the suspension

    Honda City

    • Interior plastic quality could’ve been better.
    • Needs more ‘wow’ features: ventilated seats, powered driver’s seat, branded stereo etc.
    • No diesel automatic on offer. Cheaper Amaze offers it.

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