Compare Infiniti Q50 Hybrid vs. BMW 4-Series

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2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid 2014 BMW 4-Series
2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid 2014 BMW 4-Series
4dr Sdn Hybrid Premium RWD
  • 4dr Sdn Hybrid Premium RWD
  • 4dr Sdn Hybrid Premium AWD
  • 4dr Sdn Hybrid Sport RWD
  • 4dr Sdn Hybrid Sport AWD
2dr Cpe 428i RWD
  • 2dr Cpe 428i RWD
  • 2dr Cpe 428i xDrive AWD
  • 2dr Cpe 435i RWD
  • 2dr Cpe 435i xDrive AWD
  • 2dr Conv 428i RWD
  • 2dr Conv 428i xDrive AWD
  • 2dr Conv 435i RWD


MSRP $44,400 $40,500  
Invoice $41,292 $37,260
Avg. Paid $32,019 $34,386

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 8.2  
Critics' Rating 8.0 9.6
Performance 7.2 9.3
Interior 8.0 7.7
Cost to Own 8.2 7.7
Safety 9.3 N/A
Reliability 3.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

  • Potent acceleration
  • User-friendly infotainment system
  • Good fuel economy
  • Sharp handling
  • Numb steering
  • Small trunk
  • Limited cabin storage

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic  
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Electric V-6 3.5 L/213 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122
MPG 29 City / 36 Hwy 23 City / 35 Hwy



Body Style Sedan Coupe  


Wheelbase(in) 112.2 110.6  
Length, Overall (in) 189.1 182.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8 71.9
Height, Overall (in) 56.8 54.2
Step Up Height - Front (in)
Step Up Height - Side (in)

Doors & Windows

Third Passenger Door  
Power Third Passenger Door
Fourth Passenger Door
Power Fourth Passenger Door
Rear Defrost Standard Standard
Privacy Glass
Sliding Rear Window
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Bed Liner
Pickup Bed Tonneau Cover
Stepside Pickup Box
Convertible Hardtop
Convertible Soft Top
Dual Moonroof
Sun/Moon Roof Standard Standard
Panoramic Roof
Fixed Sunroof
Manual Tilt/Sliding Sunroof
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Standard
Sunroof Sunshield
Sunroof Wind Deflector
Targa Roof
Running Boards
Power Retractable Running Boards
Rear Spoiler Optional


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3913 3470  

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season  
Tires - Front All-Terrain
Tires - Front Highway
Tires - Front On/Off Road
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard
Tires - Front Touring
Tires - Rear All-Season
Tires - Rear All-Terrain
Tires - Rear Highway
Tires - Rear On/Off Road
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Touring
Compact Spare Tire
Full Size Spare Tire
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels
Wheel Locks
Steel Wheels
Wheel Covers
Wire Wheel Covers


Trailer Hitch Receiver  
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional  
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
Back-Up Camera Standard Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Power Liftgate
Front Reading Lamps
Rear Reading Lamps
Rear Seat Heat Ducts
Remote Engine Start
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard
Rear Floor Mats
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror
Mirror Memory Optional Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Standard
Power Passenger Mirror
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
All Wheel Steering
Manual Steering
Power Steering Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 5 4  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 108.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 39.8
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 42.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 55.3
Front Hip Room (in) 53.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 36.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1 33.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 51.7
Second Hip Room (in) 52.5
Third Leg Room (in)
Fourth Leg Room (in)
Fifth Leg Room (in)
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.)
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 9.4 15.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (cu. ft.)


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Changer
CD Player Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls
Satellite Radio Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Standard Optional
Entertainment System
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard  
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional  
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard
Cell Phone
Cell Phone Hookup


Cloth Seats  
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional
Vinyl Seats
Additional Rear Seat
Cooled Driver Seat
Cooled Passenger Seat
Cooled Rear Seat
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional
Heated Passenger Seat
Heated Rear Seat
Driver Lumbar Standard Optional
Passenger Lumbar Optional
Seat Memory Optional Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat
Split Bench Seat
Bucket Seats Standard Standard
Quad Bucket Seats



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard  
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Air Bag
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard  
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard
4-Wheel Drum Brakes
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard  
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Auto-On Headlights
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Night Vision
Adjustable Pedals
Rollover Protection System
Front Tow Hooks
Rear Tow Hooks
Traction Control Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release
Blind Spot Monitor Optional Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional Standard
Lane Departure Warning Optional Optional


Engine & Performance

Locking Front Differential  
Locking Rear Differential
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Dual Rear Wheels
10 Cylinder Engine
12 Cylinder Engine
3 Cylinder Engine
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
5 Cylinder Engine
Flat 6 Cylinder Engine
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
8 Cylinder Engine
Electric Motor
High Output
Rotary engine
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas/Electric V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 3.5 L/213 2.0 L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 354 240 @ 5000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 258 255 @ 1250
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 37.1


Gasoline/Natural Gas Bi-Fuel  
Gasoline/Propane Bi-Fuel
Diesel Fuel
Electric Fuel System
Flex Fuel/Electric Hybrid
Flexible Fuel Capability
Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard
Natural Gas Fuel
Plug-In Electric/Flex Fuel
Plug-In Electric/Gas
Propane Fuel
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 35
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.8 15.8


Active Suspension System Optional  
Air Suspension
Side Stance / Highrider Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Suspension Type - Rear


Automatic Standard Standard  
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
1-Speed Automatic
3-Speed Automatic
4-Speed Automatic
5-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans
Manual Optional
Manual Transmission w/Auto Mode
10-Speed Manual
4-Speed Manual
5-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual Optional
7-Speed Manual
8-Speed Manual
9-Speed Manual
Transmission Overdrive Switch

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.