Comparison - BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe 440i xDrive 2018 - vs - Toyota Avalon Limited Hybrid 2018

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Make: 
Average Price: 
51,700
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
42,800
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.80gals
17.00gals

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 BMW 4-Series ranked #9 in Luxury Small Cars. Currently the BMW 4-Series has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 31 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Nimble handling
Powerful engines
Lots of tech and active safety features
Above-average cargo space

Cons
Limited rear-seat headroom

By: 
usnews.com

2018 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe is a four-door hatchback with a traditional sedan profile.You'll primarily upgrade to the 440i for its turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine (320 hp, 330 lb-ft). You also get power lumbar adjustment for the front seats, hands-free liftgate operation and a Harman Kardon premium audio system.

PROS
Hatchback body style makes it easy to load cargo
Stout performance with either engine
Upscale interior with easy-to-use controls
Well-balanced ride and handling

CONS
Available only with an automatic transmission
Heavier and costlier than similar sedan competitors
Less backseat headroom than in the 3 Series sedan

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 BMW 4-Series is an above-average coupe or convertible with sharp road manners and confident powertrains. The bad news? The 4-Series has personality like business casual.

Pros
Handsome shape
Compelling base engine
Responsive automatic transmission
Fun to drive

Cons
Staid exterior style
Baffling tech packages (and prices)
Convertible is an $8,000 option
Pricey advanced safety tech

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid is smooth and sumptuous, and it leads the full-size-car field while getting great fuel economy to boot.

Pros
Elegant interior with top-notch materials
Lots of standard comfort, tech, and safety features
Comfortable ride and spacious seats
Outstanding fuel economy

Cons
Less trunk space than many large cars and hybrids
Some droning when accelerating

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid carries over unchanged.

PROS
Interior is quiet and upscale, with roomy seating front and rear
Returns exceptional fuel economy for a large sedan
Trunk is among the largest among full-size hybrid sedans

CONS
Infotainment system lacks operational smoothness

By: 
edmunds.com

Pros
Supportive front seats
Power
Low wind noise at highway speeds
Ride quality
Roomy backseat

Cons
Backseat doesn't fold down
Touch-sensitive controls
Control layout
Interior materials and design
Trunk space
Price

By: 
cars.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
40.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
31.00mpg
39.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
2.50L
Torque: 
330ft-lbs
at 1 380rpm
Horsepower: 
320hp
at 5 500rpm
200hp
at 5 700rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.70Feet
40.00Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Extended Cabin Heating/Cooling
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.70in
195.30in
Width: 
71.90in
72.20in
Height: 
55.30in
57.50in
Ground Clearance: 
5.70in
5.50in
Wheel Base: 
110.60in
111.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
37.60
Front Hip Room: 
55.10in
Front Leg Room: 
42.20in
42.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.80in
58.20in
Rear Head Room: 
36.90
37.90
Rear Hip Room: 
54.60in
Rear leg room: 
33.70in
39.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.30in
57.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
14.00cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
14.00cu.ft
14.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3922.00lbs
3638.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
no
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
2 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Leatherette
2 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
6 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(s)
600 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
16 Total Speakers
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
JBL Premium Brand Stereo System
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
JBL Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
11 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 8.0
17 X 7.0
Wheels more: 
Run Flat Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Chrome Alloy Wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Cornering Lights
LED Headlamp
Self-Leveling Headlight
Brake Drying
Emergency Braking Preparation
Post-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Premium Package
Executive Package
Luxury Package
M Sport Package
Track Handling Package
Essentials Package
Preferred Accessory Package
Four Season Floor Mat Package
Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
19" Bi-Color Orbit Grey Star-Spoke Wheels (Style 407) W/All-Season Tires
18" M Star-Spoke Style 400M Wheels W/All-Season Tires
19" M Ferric Grey Double-Spoke Style 704 M Wheels W/Mixed Performance Tires
18" Orbit Grey V-Spoke Style 398 Wheels W/Mixed Performance Non-Runflat Tires
19" M Orbit Grey Double-Spoke Style 704 M Wheels W/Mixed Performance Tires
19" Bi-Color Orbit Grey Star-Spoke Wheels (Style 407) W/Mixed Performance Tires
18" M Star-Spoke Style 400M Wheels W/Mixed Performance Tires
Door Edge Guards
Special Color
Wheel Locks
Body Side Moldings
Rear Bumper Applique
Paint Protection Film
Lower Door Moldings
Interior Options: 
Head-Up Display
Apple CarPlay Compatibility
Heated Steering Wheel
Merino Leather Dashboard
Dynamic Digital Instrument Cluster
Heated Front Seats
Non Sport Seats For Luxury Package
Wireless Charging
Active Cruise Control
Heated Rear Seats
Universal Tablet Holder
Cargo Tote
All-Weather Liners Package
Carpet Mat Package
Illuminated Door Sills
Coin Holder/Ashtray Cup
Hideaway Cargo Net