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    BMW 8 Series vs Maserati Ghibli

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW 8 Series and Maserati Ghibli. The BMW 8 Series price is ₹ 1.31 Crore and Maserati Ghibli price is ₹ 1.15 Crore. The BMW 8 Series is available in 2998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Maserati Ghibli is available in 1998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Hybrid (Electric + Petrol). 8 Series provides the mileage of 11.3 kmpl and Ghibli provides the mileage of 12.3 kmpl.

    8 Series vs Ghibli Comparison Overview

    Key Highlights8 Series Ghibli
    Price₹ 1.31 Crore₹ 1.15 Crore
    Engine Capacity2998 cc1998 cc
    Power335 bhp325 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic
    Fuel TypePetrolHybrid (Electric + Petrol)
    BMW 8 Series
    BMW 8 Series
    840i Gran Coupe
    ₹ 1.31 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Maserati Ghibli
    ₹ 1.15 Crore
    Ex. Showroom starting
    VS
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Acceleration (0-100 kmph) (seconds)5.2
      Top Speed (Kmph)250
      Engine2998 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1998 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeB58 Turbocharged I6L4 Mild Hybrid with eBooster and 48V BSG
      Fuel Type PetrolHybrid (Electric + Petrol)
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)335 bhp @ 5000 rpm325 bhp @ 5750 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)500 Nm @ 1600 rpm450 Nm @ 2250 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)11.3View Mileage Details12.3View Mileage Details
      Driving Range (Km)768816
      DrivetrainRWDRWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
      BatteryLithium Ion,Battery Placed Under Rear Seats
      OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)50824971
      Width (mm)19321945
      Height (mm)14071461
      Wheelbase (mm)30232998
      Ground Clearance (mm)128
      Kerb Weight (kg)18751950
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)45
      Seating Capacity (Person)55
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
      Bootspace (litres)440500
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)6870
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionDouble wishbone with adaptive variable shock absorberDouble-wishbone, anti-roll bar
      Rear SuspensionMulti-link with adaptive variable shock absorberMulti-link, anti-roll bar
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)6.15
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
      Front Tyres245 / 45 R18235 / 50 R18
      Rear Tyres275 / 40 R18235 / 50 R18

    Features

    • Safety

      NCAP RatingNot Tested5 Star (Euro NCAP)
      Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)7 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Front Passenger Knee, Driver Side)
      Middle rear three-point seatbelt
      Middle Rear Head Rest
      Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)Optional
      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)
      Hill Descent Control
      Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
      Differential LockDriven Axle
    • Locks & Security

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

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Dual Zone)Yes (Automatic Dual Zone)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Rear ACBlower, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed ControlSeparate Zone, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed Control
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - Internal & DriverElectronic - All
      Parking AssistReverse Camera with Guidance360 Camera
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentElectric Tilt & TelescopicElectric Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets1
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment6 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down)6 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment6 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down)6 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Leather-wrapped Gear Knob
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      Ventilated SeatsAll
      Ventilated Seat TypeOptional
      InteriorsDual ToneSingle Tone
      Interior ColoursIvory White / Black, Black, Cognac / BlackNero
      Rear ArmrestWith 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
      Cooled Glove Box
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      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 - electric
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Opening and ClosingFoot Trigger Opening/Automatic
      Rear Windshield BlindElectricElectric
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

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

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior LightingOptional
      Puddle LampsOptional
      Fog LightsLEDLED on front
      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
      Cornering HeadlightsIntelligentActive
    • Instrumentation

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

      Gesture Control
      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayTouch-screen DisplayTouch-screen Display
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Internal Hard-drive
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)24
      Warranty (Kilometres)Unlimited80000

    CarWale's Opinion

    Good Things
    • Evocative looks
    • Supreme performance        
    • Practicality and advanced features
    • Thoroughbred Italian sedan packed with performance
    • Visceral soundtrack and lively gearbox
    • Its exclusivity stands out amongst its competitors 
    Could be Better
    • Unattractive CBU pricing
    • Competition offers better value
    • Low ground clearance 
    • Some cabin materials seem borrowed from cheap cars
    • Better value-for-money alternatives available 
    • Already started to feel dated

    Colours

    Sonic Speed Blue metallic
    Nero
    Black Sapphire metallic
    Nero Ribelle
    Blue Ridge Mountain Metallic
    Blu Passione
    Bluestone Metallic
    Blu Nobile
    Sunset Orange metallic
    Blu Emozione
    Mineral White metallic
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    Grigio Maratea
    Rosso Folgore
    Grigio
    Bianco Alpi
    Bianco
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    8 Series Vs Ghibli Comparison FAQs

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

    BMW 8 Series is priced at ₹ 1.31 Crore, whereas Maserati Ghibli is priced at ₹ 1.15 Crore. Hence Maserati Ghibli is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of 8 Series vs Ghibli, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of BMW 8 Series and Maserati Ghibli?

    Pros of 8 Series are:

    • Evocative looks
    • Supreme performance        
    • Practicality and advanced features

    Pros of Ghibli are:

    • Thoroughbred Italian sedan packed with performance
    • Visceral soundtrack and lively gearbox
    • Its exclusivity stands out amongst its competitors 

    Cons of 8 Series are:

    • Unattractive CBU pricing
    • Competition offers better value
    • Low ground clearance 

    Cons of Ghibli are:

    • Some cabin materials seem borrowed from cheap cars
    • Better value-for-money alternatives available 
    • Already started to feel dated

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

    For the 840i Gran Coupe version, mileage of 8 Series is 11.3 kmpl, whereas for the Hybrid version, mileage of Ghibli is 12.3 kmpl. Thus making Ghibli the more fuel efficient as compared to 8 Series.

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

    For the 840i Gran Coupe version, 2998 cc Petrol engine of 8 Series produces 335 bhp @ 5000 rpm of power and 500 Nm @ 1600 rpm of torque. Whereas for the Hybrid version, 1998 cc Hybrid (Electric + Petrol) engine of Ghibli produces 325 bhp @ 5750 rpm of power and 450 Nm @ 2250 rpm of torque.
    Disclaimer: For the above Comparison of Compare 8 Series and Ghibli, 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 Ghibli comparison, we have considered most popular version on CarWale as default, however, any version of these cars can be compared.