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2020 BMW 8 Series
840i Convertible RWD
2021 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD
MSRP
$57,200
Invoice
$53,695
Average Price Paid
$53,810
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2020 BMW 8 Series
840i Convertible RWD
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530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 BMW 8 Series
840i Convertible RWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

The BMW 8 Series is the modern interpretation of a flagship luxury car. For decades, the BMW 7 Series represented the range-topping sedan from the Bavarian automaker. It blended refine...

2021 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD
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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 10
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 10
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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Specs

2020 BMW 8 Series
840i Convertible RWD
2021 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 12.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
335 hp @ 5,000 RPM
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Torque
368 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.72 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 29.5 in 36.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.4 cu ft 10 cu ft
Maximum Payload 772 lbs 798 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.1 in 195.8 in
Width 84.1 in 83.7 in
Height 52.7 in 58.4 in
Wheelbase 111.1 in 117.1 in

Available Options

2020 BMW 8 Series
840i Convertible RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Barcelona Blue Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Metallic
  • Bluestone Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • DRAVIT Grey Metallic
  • Frozen Bluestone Metallic
  • Individual AVENTURIN Red Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Sonic Speed Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
  • TANZANITE Blue II Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
  • Comfort Seating Package
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Driving Assistance Package 2
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Glass Controls
  • Individual Ash Black Silver Wood Trim
  • Individual Piano Black Finish Trim
  • M Sport Package
  • Night Vision W/Pedestrian Detection
  • Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Fiona Red/Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Fiona Red/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Night Blue, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/TARTUFO, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Multi-Functional Seats
  • Night Blue/Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Night Blue/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • TARTUFO/Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • TARTUFO/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Integral Active Steering
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" FR & 19" X 9" RR Bi-Color
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" FR & 19" X 9" RR LT Alloy
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" FR & 19" X 9" RR Light Alloy
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" FR & 19" X 9" RR M DBLE-SPK (1UG)
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" FR & 19" X 9" RR M DBLE-SPK (1UH)
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" FR & 19" X 9" RR Multi-Spoke
  • Wheels: 20" X 8" FR & 20" X 9" RR BMW Individual
  • Wheels: 20" X 8" FR & 20" X 9" RR M Light Alloy
  • Wheels: 20" X 8" FR & 20" X 9" RR M V-Spoke (1N1)
  • Wheels: 20" X 8" FR & 20" X 9" RR M V-Spoke (1N7)
  • Wheels: 20" X 8" FR & 20" X 9" RR V-Spoke
2021 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD

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