Comparison - BMW 5 Series 540i xDrive 2019 - vs - Maserati Ghibli S Q4 2019

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Average Price: 
61,250
Updated: 
04 Sep 2018
$
82,480
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
Car
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.00gals
21.10gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Sapphire Metallic
#000000
Mediterranean Blue Metallic
#213955
Imperial Blue Metallic
#292f3d
Cashmere Silver Metallic
#a39e98
Bluestone Metallic
#656c70
Jet Black
#000000
Alpine White
#ffffff
Glacier Silver Metallic
#c8c8c8
Atlas Cedar Metallic
#88887e
Almandine Brown Metallic
#4c4238
Azurite Black Metallic
#000d31
Carbon Black Metallic
#171c24
Dark Graphite Metallic
#404143
Rhodonite Silver Metallic
#bfbbbc
Champagne Quartz Metallic
#746e67
Jatoba Brown Metallic
#605953
Mineral White Metallic
#eaeaea
Color: 
Rosso Folgore Mica
#541638
Blu Nobil Pearlescent Tri-Coat
#1F2F53
Nero Ribelle Mica Metallic
#000000
Nero
#000000
Blu Emozione Mica Metallic
#1C2865
Grigio Maratea Metallescent Metallic
#454246
Bianco
#FCF7F1
Bianco Alpi Pearlescent Tri-Coat
#F5EEE3
Blu Passione Mica Metallic
#002042
Grigio Metallic
#6D6A6B

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Midsize luxury sedans have a difficult task to complete. Discerning buyers expect high levels of refinement, performance, technology and prestige that few other cars can match. Pleasingly, the 2019 BMW 5 Series rises to meet the challenge.

Pros
Wide range of powerful and relatively efficient engines
A host of innovative features and leading-edge technology
Interior quarters are quiet and comfortable
Generous trunk capacity

Cons
Some interior materials are a bit below segment standards
Evolutionary styling doesn't stand out in a crowded class

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 BMW 5-Series ranked #1 in Luxury Midsize Cars. Currently the BMW 5-Series has a score of 9.2 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 12 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engines
Agile handling and smooth ride
Long features list
Large trunk

Cons
More expensive than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Pros
Great handling
Punchy engine
Quick-shifting transmission

Cons
Interior materials quality is mixed
Exhaust note can get too noisy
Ride isn’t very smooth

By: 
motortrend.com

The 2019 Maserati Ghibli comes with rear wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.New exterior paint options and interior surfaces.Improved infotainment and climate system interface.

Pros
Angles, curves and lines as only Italians can do
A joy to drive quickly on a winding road
Front seats are supportive and comfortable
Sound from the tailpipe is a symphony unto itself

Cons
Interior fit and finish doesn't have the refinement of others in the class
Entering or exiting the rear seat is tight

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
20.00mpg
16.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
29.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
3.00L
Torque: 
330ft-lbs
at 1 380rpm
428ft-lbs
at 2 250rpm
Horsepower: 
335hp
at 5 500rpm
424hp
at 5 750rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
40.10Feet
38.40Feet

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 on steering wheel
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
tilt and telescopic steering wheel
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
194.60in
195.70in
Width: 
73.50in
76.80in
Height: 
58.20in
57.50in
Ground Clearance: 
5.50in
4.50in
Wheel Base: 
117.10in
118.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.80
38.80
Rear Head Room: 
37.50
38.80
Front Leg Room: 
41.40in
37.70in
Rear leg room: 
36.50in
33.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.70in
57.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.90in
56.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
17.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4072.00lbs
4122.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
Center limited slip differential

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Reverse tilt passenger mirror provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
12 -way power passenger seat
height adjustable passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
sport front seats
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
leather
12 -way power driver seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
folding with pass-thru center armrest
rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding With Storage Center Armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts

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: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
205 watts stereo output
USB connection
12 total speakers
8 Total Speakers
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
280 Watts Stereo Output

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 x 8.0 in
19 X 10.0 In.
Wheels more: 
245/45R18 tires
18 x 8.0 in. wheels
Run flat tires
alloy wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Fullsize Non-Matching Spare Tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
no
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear door child safety locks
cornering lights
Turn signal mirrors
stability control
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
auto delay off headlamps
tire pressure monitoring
pre-collision safety system
brake drying
self-leveling headlights
emergency braking preparation
front fog/driving lights
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
child seat anchors
Emergency braking assist
adaptive headlights
Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
LED headlamp
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Luxury Seating Package
Premium Package
Executive Package
Luxury Package
Driving Assistance Plus Package
Lighting Package
M Sport Package
Dynamic Handling Package
Parking Assistance Package
Convenience Package
Carbon Kit Light
Exterior Options: 
19" V-Spoke Wheels w/Mixed Performance Run-Flat Tires
19" V-Spoke Wheels w/All-Season Run-Flat Tires
18" Double-Spoke Wheels w/Non Run-Flat All-Season Tires
19" M Double-Spoke Wheels w/Mixed Performance Run-Flat Tires
Power Tailgate
20" V-Spoke Wheels w/Performance Run-Flat Tires
Space-Saver Spare
19" M Double-Spoke Wheels w/All-Season Run-Flat Tires
Metallic Paint
Pearlescent Paint (Bianco Alpi)
Power Trunk Closer W/Contactless Opening/Closing
Silver Painted Brake Calipers
Red Painted Brake Calipers
20" Urano Machined Polished Alloy Wheels
Soft Close Doors
Rear Laminated Glass
20" Urano Silver Painted Alloy Wheels
Pearlescent Paint (Rosso Energia)
Metallescent Paint
21" Titano Forged Alloy Wheels W/Dark Matt Finish
Mica Paint
Black Painted Brake Calipers
Blue Painted Brake Calipers
19" Sport Proteo Machined Polished Alloy Wheels
LED Matrix Headlights W/Adaptive Front Lighting System
19" Apollo Machined Polished Alloy Wheels
Heated Rear Bench Seat
20" All Season Tires
Heated Windshield Washer Nozzles
Interior Options: 
Multi-Contour Seats
Power Rear Sunshade w/Manual Rear Side Window Shades
Leather Dashboard
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
Head-up Display
Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
Front and Rear Heated Seats
Heated Steering Wheel
Ceramic Controls
Heated Front Seats
Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
WiFi Hotspot
Headrest Trident Stitching
Sport Steering Wheel-Carbon Insert
Heated Leather/Wood Steering Wheel
INOX Sport Pedals
Alcantara Headliner And Pillars
Shift Paddles
Full Premium Leather W/Seats In Drilled Leather
Harman Kardon Premium Sound System
Bowers & Wilkins Sound System
Power Adjustable Foot Pedals
Full Premium Leather
Leather Covered Three Spoke Steering Wheel (Sabbia)
Sport Steering Wheel-Heated
Smoking Kit
Front Seats Ventilation
Carbon Shift Paddles
Carbon Door Sills
Rear Armrest W/Illuminated Storage
WI-FI Vehicle Hot Spot
Power Rear Sunblind
Wood/Leather Covered Three Spoke Steering Wheel
Heated Wood/Leather Covered Three Spoke Steering Wheel (Sabbia)

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Canberra Beige/Black Dakota w/Contrast Stitching/Piping, leather
#d9d3c7
Cognac Dakota w/Contrast Stitching/Piping, leather
#9c745b
Black Nappa w/Contrast Stitching/Piping, premium leather
#000000
Night Blue Dakota w/Contrast Stitching/Piping, leather
#4d5057
Smoke White/Black Full Merino, premium leather
#d3d0cb
Caramel/Black Full Merino, premium leather
#967957
Tartufo Full Merino, premium leather
#967957
Black Dakota w/Blue Contrast Stitching/Piping, leather
#000000
Mocha Nappa w/Contrast Stitching/Piping, premium leather
#5a5653
Ivory White Nappa w/Contrast Stitching/Piping, premium leather
#d7d8d2
Black Dakota w/Contrast Stitching/Piping, leather
#000000
Ivory White Dakota w/Contrast Stitching/Piping, leather
#cfceca
Color: 
Blu, premium leather
#302F38
Marrone, premium leather
#35341F
Nero w/Cuoio Stitching, premium leather
#000000
Nero w/Grigio Stitching, premium leather
#000000
Rosso, premium leather
#9E2B3D
Nero, premium leather
#000000
Nero w/Rosso Stitching, premium leather
#000000
Sabbia, premium leather
#DCDAC5
Rosso w/Nero Stitching, premium leather
#9E2B3D
Cuoio, premium leather
#984913