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BMW 640i Coupe (2014) review: 30 facts and highlights

BMW 640i Coupe (2014)
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BMW 640i Coupe (2014)

Why is BMW 640i Coupe (2014) better than the average?

  • Height
    1.37mvs1.4m
  • Larger engine size
    ?

    3lvs2.87l
  • More cylinders
    ?

    6vs5.6
  • More valves
    ?

    24vs22.25
  • More horsepower
    ?

    315hpvs289.08hp
  • Longer wheelbase
    ?

    2.85mvs2.76m
  • Larger fuel tank
    ?

    70lvs63.57l
  • USB ports
    ?

    1vs0.84

General info

1. longer basic warranty (years)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Opel Astra GTC 1.4T Enjoy (2014)

5yrs

4yrs

2. longer basic warranty (km)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Opel Astra GTC 1.4T Enjoy (2014)

160 934km

80 467km

3. longer drivetrain warranty (years)
?

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Hyundai Elantra Coupe (2014)

10yrs

4yrs

4. longer drivetrain warranty (km)
?

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Chevrolet Camaro Coupe 1LS (2014)

160 934km

80 467km

5.Has rear-wheel drive
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Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.

BMW 640i Coupe (2014)
6.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
?

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

BMW 640i Coupe (2014)

Dimensions

1.height
?

Best

Scion FR-S (2014)

1.28m

1.37m

2.width
?

Best

Honda Civic Coupe LX (2014)

1.75m

1.9m

3. shorter length
?

Best

MINI Cooper Coupe (2014)

3.73m

4.9m

4. longer wheelbase
?

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe (2014)

3.32m

2.85m

5. more headroom (rear)
?

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

Best

Opel Astra GTC 1.4T Enjoy (2014)

947mm

907mm

6. more headroom (front)
?

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

Best

BMW 640i Gran Coupe (2015)

1.03m

1.02m

Engine

1. larger engine size
?

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.

Best

Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe (2014)

6.7l

3l

2.Has Stop-Start system
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A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.

BMW 640i Coupe (2014)
3. better fuel economy (city)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

MINI Cooper Coupe (2014)

6.9l/100 km

13.5l/100 km

4.Has a turbocharged engine
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A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

BMW 640i Coupe (2014)
5. more cylinders
?

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.

Best

Rolls-Royce Wraith Coupe (2014)

12

6

6. more valves
?

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.

Best

Rolls-Royce Wraith Coupe (2014)

48

24

Features

1.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
?

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

BMW 640i Coupe (2014)
2.Has a rear-view camera
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A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

BMW 640i Coupe (2014)
3.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Cadillac ELR Coupe (2014)

3

1

4.Has in-car system
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An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

BMW 640i Coupe (2014)
5. bigger screen size
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A bigger screen size for the in-car system provides a better user experience and is easier to use while driving.

Best

BMW 640i Gran Coupe (2015)

10.2"

10.2"

6.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
?

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

BMW 640i Coupe (2014)

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