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    BMW 8 Series vs BMW 7 Series

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW 8 Series and BMW 7 Series. The BMW 8 Series price is ₹ 1.62 Crore and BMW 7 Series price is ₹ 1.42 Crore. The BMW 8 Series is available in 2998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and BMW 7 Series is available in 2993 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel. 8 Series provides the mileage of 11.3 kmpl and 7 Series provides the mileage of 17.66 kmpl.

    8 Series vs 7 Series Comparison Overview

    Key Highlights8 Series 7 Series
    Price₹ 1.62 Crore₹ 1.42 Crore
    Engine Capacity2998 cc2993 cc
    Power335 bhp262 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (TC)Automatic (TC)
    Fuel TypePetrolDiesel
    BMW 8 Series
    BMW 8 Series
    840i M Sport
    ₹ 1.62 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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    BMW 7 Series
    BMW 7 Series
    730Ld DPE Signature
    ₹ 1.42 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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            Specifications and Finance

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            • Engine & Transmission

              Top Speed (Kmph)250250
              Acceleration (0-100 kmph) (seconds)5.26.2
              Engine2998 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC2993 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
              Engine TypeB58 Turbocharged I6B57 Turbocharged I6
              Fuel Type PetrolDiesel
              Max Power (bhp@rpm)335 bhp @ 5000 rpm262 bhp @ 4000 rpm
              Max Torque (Nm@rpm)500 Nm @ 1600 rpm620 Nm @ 2000 rpm
              Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)11.3View Mileage Details17.66View Mileage Details
              Driving Range (Km)7681377.48
              DrivetrainRWDRWD
              TransmissionAutomatic (TC) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
              Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
              Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
              OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop
            • Dimensions & Weight

              Length (mm)50825260
              Width (mm)19321902
              Height (mm)14071479
              Wheelbase (mm)30233210
              Ground Clearance (mm)128135
              Kerb Weight (kg)18751945
            • Capacity

              Doors (Doors)44
              Seating Capacity (Person)55
              No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
              Bootspace (litres)440515
              Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)6878
            • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

              Braking Performance (metres)34
              Front SuspensionDouble wishbone with adaptive variable shock absorberDouble-wishbone Axle with Self-leveling Air Springs
              Rear SuspensionMulti-link with adaptive variable shock absorberFive-link Axle with Self-leveling Air Springs
              Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
              Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
              Minimum Turning Radius (metres)6.156.4
              Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Hydraulic)
              WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
              Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
              Front Tyres245 / 40 R19245 / 45 R19
              Rear Tyres275 / 35 R19275 / 40 R19

            Features

            • Safety

              Overspeed Warning1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph
              Lane Departure WarningOptionalOptional
              Emergency Brake Light Flashing
              Puncture Repair Kit
              Forward Collision Warning (FCW)Optional
              Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)Optional
              High-beam Assist
              Lane Departure PreventionOptional
              Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)
              Middle rear three-point seatbelt
              Middle Rear Head Rest
              Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
              Child Seat Anchor Points
              Seat Belt Warning
            • Braking & Traction

              Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
              Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
              Brake Assist (BA)
              Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
              Hill Hold Control
              Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
              Ride Height Adjustment
              Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
            • Locks & Security

              Engine immobilizer
              Central LockingKeylessKeyless
              Speed Sensing Door Lock
              Child Safety Lock
            • Comfort & Convenience

              Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Four Zone)Yes (Automatic Four Zone)
              Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
              Rear ACTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Individual Fan Speed Controls
              Heater
              Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
              Cabin-Boot Access
              Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - Internal & DriverElectronic - Internal & Driver
              Parking AssistAutomatic ParkingAutomatic Parking
              Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
              Cruise Control
              Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
              Keyless Start/ Button Start
              Steering AdjustmentElectric Tilt & TelescopicElectric Tilt & Telescopic
              12V Power Outlets4
            • Telematics

              Check Vehicle Status Via App
              Emergency Call
              Over The Air (OTA) Updates
              Remote AC On/Off Via app
              Remote Car Lock/Unlock Via app
            • Seats & Upholstery

              Driver Seat Adjustment14 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, shoulder support forward / back, backrest bolsters in / out)20 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back, shoulder support forward / back, backrest bolsters in / out) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest forward / back)
              Front Passenger Seat Adjustment14 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, shoulder support forward / back, backrest bolsters in / out)20 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back, shoulder support forward / back, backrest bolsters in / out) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest forward / back)
              Rear Row Seat Adjustment16 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)
              Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeather
              Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
              Driver Armrest
              Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
              Ventilated SeatsAll
              InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
              Interior ColoursIvory White / Black, Black, Cognac / BlackCanberra Beige / Dark Coffee, Ivory White / Black, Cognac / Black
              Rear ArmrestWith Audio controls & Cup holder
              Folding Rear SeatFull
              Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split
              Front Seatback Pockets
              Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
            • Storage

              Cup HoldersFront & RearFront & Rear
              Driver Armrest Storage
            • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

              Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredDual Tone
              Scuff PlatesMetallic
              Power WindowsFront & RearFront & Rear
              One Touch -DownAllAll
              One Touch - UpAllAll
              Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable & Retractable
              Turn Indicators on ORVM
              Rear Defogger
              Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
              Rain-sensing Wipers
              Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
              Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
              Side Window BlindsRear - electricRear - electric
              Boot-lid OpenerElectric Opening and ClosingFoot Trigger Opening/Automatic
              Rear Windshield BlindElectricElectric
            • Exterior

              Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic SunroofPanoramic Sunroof
              Roof Mounted Antenna
              Body-Coloured Bumpers
              Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
              Body Kit
            • Lighting

              Cornering HeadlightsIntelligentIntelligent
              Puddle Lamps
              Ambient Interior Lighting
              Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
              Fog LightsLEDLED on front, Halogen on rear
              HeadlightsLEDLED
              Automatic Head Lamps
              Follow me home headlamps
              Tail LightsLEDLED
              Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and Rear
              Headlight Height Adjuster
              Glove Box Lamp
              Lights on Vanity MirrorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
              Rear Reading Lamp
            • Instrumentation

              Instantaneous Consumption
              Instrument ClusterDigitalDigital
              Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
              Average Fuel Consumption
              Average Speed
              Distance to Empty
              ClockDigitalDigital
              Low Fuel Level Warning
              Door Ajar Warning
              Adjustable Cluster Brightness
              Gear Indicator
              Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
              Heads Up Display (HUD)
              TachometerDigitalDigital
            • Entertainment, Information & Communication

              Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Wireless), Apple Car Play (Wireless)Android Auto (No), Apple Car Play (Wireless)
              DisplayTouch-screen DisplayTouch-screen Display
              Integrated (in-dash) Music System
              Speakers6+6+
              Steering mounted controls
              GPS Navigation System
              Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
              USB Compatibility
              Aux Compatibility
              AM/FM Radio
              Wireless Charger
              Gesture Control
              Display Screen for Rear Passengers
              iPod Compatibility
              Internal Hard-drive
              Voice Command
            • Manufacturer Warranty

              Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
              Warranty (Years)33
              Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited
            • Rear row

              Seat Adjustment18 Way

            Brochure

            8 Series Brochure

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            7 Series Brochure

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            CarWale's Opinion

            Good Things
            • Practicality
            • Evocative looks
            • Supreme performance
            • Both sporty and luxurious demeanour
            • Impressive driving dynamics
            • Glorious motor
            Could be Better
            • Unattractive pricing
            • Low ground clearance
            • The competition offers better value
            • Ride quality is not in the league of the S-Class'
            • You get more character with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class

            Colours

            Sonic Speed Blue metallic
            Black Sapphire Metallic
            Tanzanite Blue Metallic
            Imperial Blue Brilliant Effect Metallic
            Black Sapphire metallic
            Royal Burgundy Brillant Effect metallic
            Carbon Black Metallic
            Mineral White Metallic
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            Almandine Brown Metallic
            Barcelona Blue Metallic
            Blue Ridge Mountain Metallic
            Dravit Grey Metallic
            Bluestone Metallic
            Aventurine Red Metallic
            Sunset Orange metallic
            Mineral White metallic
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            8 Series vs 7 Series Comparison FAQs

            Q: Which car is cheaper between BMW 8 Series and BMW 7 Series?

            BMW 8 Series price is ₹ 1.62 Crore and BMW 7 Series price is ₹ 1.42 Crore. Hence BMW 7 Series is the cheapest amongst these cars. For detailed comparison of 8 Series vs 7 Series, click here.

            Q: Which car between 8 Series and 7 Series is better in terms of fuel economy?

            For the 840i M Sport version, mileage of 8 Series is 11.3kmpl and for the 730Ld DPE Signature version, mileage of 7 Series is 17.66kmpl. Thus making 7 Series the most fuel efficient as compared to 8 Series

            Q: How is the performance of 8 Series compared to 7 Series?

            For the 840i M Sport version, 2998 cc Petrol engine of 8 Series produces 335 bhp @ 5000 rpm of power and 500 Nm @ 1600 rpm of torque. For the 730Ld DPE Signature version, 2993 cc Diesel engine of 7 Series produces 262 bhp @ 4000 rpm of power and 620 Nm @ 2000 rpm of torque.
            Disclaimer: For the above Comparison of Compare 8 Series and 7 Series, CarWale has taken utmost care in gathering precise and accurate information about price, specs, features, colours etc, however, CarWale cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage/loss. For Compare 8 Series and 7 Series comparison, we have considered most popular version on CarWale as default, however, any version of these cars can be compared.