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    BMW 8 Series vs Porsche Cayenne

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW 8 Series and Porsche Cayenne. The BMW 8 Series price is ₹ 1.31 Crore and Porsche Cayenne price is ₹ 1.20 Crore. The BMW 8 Series is available in 2998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Porsche Cayenne is available in 2995 cc engine with 3 fuel type options: Diesel, Petrol and Hybrid (Electric + Petrol). 8 Series provides the mileage of 11.3 kmpl and Cayenne provides the mileage of 10.6 kmpl.

    8 Series vs Cayenne Comparison Overview

    Key Highlights8 Series Cayenne
    Price₹ 1.31 Crore₹ 1.20 Crore
    Engine Capacity2998 cc2995 cc
    Power335 bhp456 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Dual Clutch)
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    BMW 8 Series
    BMW 8 Series
    840i Gran Coupe
    ₹ 1.31 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    Porsche Cayenne
    ₹ 1.20 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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    Specifications and Finance

    • Engine & Transmission

      Acceleration (0-100 kmph) (seconds)5.2
      Top Speed (Kmph)250
      Engine2998 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC2995 cc, 6 Cylinders In V Shape, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeB58 Turbocharged I6V8 Petrol engine
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)335 bhp @ 5000 rpm456 bhp @ 5250 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)500 Nm @ 1600 rpm700 Nm @
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)11.3View Mileage Details10.6View Mileage Details
      Driving Range (Km)768795
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Dual Clutch) - 8 Gears, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)50824918
      Width (mm)19321983
      Height (mm)14071696
      Wheelbase (mm)30232895
      Ground Clearance (mm)128210
      Kerb Weight (kg)18752295
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)45
      Seating Capacity (Person)55
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
      Bootspace (litres)440645
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)6875
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionDouble wishbone with adaptive variable shock absorberFully independent extra-large format double wishbone
      Rear SuspensionMulti-link with adaptive variable shock absorberfully independent multi-link suspension
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)6.15
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Hydraulic)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverAlloy
      Front Tyres245 / 45 R18255 / 55 R19
      Rear Tyres275 / 40 R18275 / 50 R19


    • Safety

      NCAP RatingNot Tested5 Star (Euro NCAP)
      Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)9 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear Passenger 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)
      Ride Height Adjustment
      Hill Descent Control
      Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
      Differential LockCentre
    • Locks & Security

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

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

      Driver Seat Adjustment6 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment6 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Leather-wrapped Gear Knob
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchCaptain Seats
      Ventilated SeatsAll
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursIvory White / Black, Black, Cognac / Black
      Rear Armrest
      Folding Rear SeatFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront Only
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Sunglass Holder
    • 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
      Rear Wiper
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Rain-sensing Wipers
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - electricFront and Rear Electric
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Opening and ClosingInternal with Remote
      Rear Windshield BlindElectricElectric
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic SunroofElectrically Adjustable
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
      Body Kit
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colour
      Puddle Lamps
      Fog LightsLEDLED on front, LED on rear
      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-DriverCo-Driver Only
      Rear Reading Lamp
      Cornering HeadlightsIntelligent
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterDigitalDigital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 1 Trip
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamic
      Heads Up Display (HUD)
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Gesture Control
      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (No), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Head Unit SizeNot Available2 Din
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayTouch-screen DisplayTouch-screen Display
      GPS Navigation System
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone
      MP3 Playback
      CD Player
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Internal Hard-drive
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)25
      Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited

    Expert's Opinion

    Good Things
    • Evocative looks
    • Supreme performance        
    • Practicality and advanced features
    • Driving manners defy size
    • High quality cabin
    • Big boot
    Could be Better
    • Unattractive CBU pricing
    • Competition offers better value
    • Low ground clearance 
    • Expensive as compared to rivals
    • Pricey optional extras
    • Thirsty petrol engines


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    8 Series Vs Cayenne Comparison FAQs

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

    BMW 8 Series is priced at ₹ 1.31 Crore, whereas Porsche Cayenne is priced at ₹ 1.20 Crore. Hence Porsche Cayenne is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of 8 Series vs Cayenne, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of BMW 8 Series and Porsche Cayenne?

    Pros of 8 Series are:

    • Evocative looks
    • Supreme performance        
    • Practicality and advanced features

    Pros of Cayenne are:

    • Driving manners defy size
    • High quality cabin
    • Big boot

    Cons of 8 Series are:

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

    Cons of Cayenne are:

    • Expensive as compared to rivals
    • Pricey optional extras
    • Thirsty petrol engines

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

    For the 840i Gran Coupe version, mileage of 8 Series is 11.3 kmpl, whereas for the Base version, mileage of Cayenne is 10.6 kmpl. Thus making 8 Series the more fuel efficient as compared to Cayenne.

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

    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 Base version, 2995 cc Petrol engine of Cayenne produces 456 bhp @ 5250 rpm of power and 700 Nm @ of torque.
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