Ask A Question

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you! Please fill out this form and we will get in touch with you shortly.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
  • 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series

Porsche vs. BMW

If you’re researching luxury cars, chances are you’ve crossed paths with new vehicles from Porsche and BMW. Porsche and BMW are very different premium brands — one is known for speed and agility and the other for luxury and engine power. So, which is the better pick for San Jose and Menlo Park drivers? To help you make an informed decision, we’ve matched up five vehicles from both automakers. We’ve also compared the two brands’ warranties and certified pre-owned programs. Compare Porsche vs. BMW below!

Schedule Test Drive

  • Please choose a time range above
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Porsche VS BMW
4 years/50,000 miles Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles
2 years/100,000 miles Certified Pre-Owned Program Warranty 1 year/unlimited miles
$56,900 MSRP Porsche 718 Cayman vs. BMW M2 $58,900 MSRP
7-speed manual transmission Porsche 911 Carrera vs. BMW M4 6-speed manual transmission
Top track speed of 164 mph Porsche Panamera vs. BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe Top track speed of 130 mph
Standard All-Wheel Drive Porsche Macan vs. BMW X3 Standard Rear-Wheel Drive
332 hp Porsche Cayenne vs. BMW X6 302 hp

BMW vs. Porsche: Warranty

Both Porsche and BMW offer a 4-year/50,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty. As a result, in this regard, Milpitas drivers can have peace of mind no matter which luxury brand they choose.



BMW vs. Porsche: Certified Pre-Owned Program

While both the Porsche and BMW CPO programs offer 24/7 roadside assistance for times of car troubles, the Porsche CPO warranty is longer. The Porsche offers a 2-year/100,000-mile CPO warranty, while BMW offers a 1-year/unlimited-mile certified pre-owned warranty, whichever comes first.

BMW vs. Porsche: Sports Cars

  • 718 Cayman vs. BMW M2: The 718 Cayman and BMW M2 have starting MSRPs of $56,900 and $58,900, respectively, making the 718 Cayman the more competitively-priced sports car. What’s more, unlike the BMW M2, the Porsche 718 Cayman comes with an available Sport Chrono Package and a front luggage compartment in addition to the rear trunk, making for 15 cubic feet of cargo space vs. the 13.8 cubic feet of cargo room for the M2.
  • 911 Carrera vs. BMW M4: The BMW M4 is more powerful than the Porsche 911 Carrera, but the latter offers a more responsive ride. The 911 Carrera comes equipped with a 7-speed manual transmission, while the M4 comes with a 6-speed manual transmission.
  • Panamera vs. BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe: At the base level, the Porsche Panamera is faster; it reaches a top track speed of 164 mph vs. 130 mph from the 6-Series Gran Coupe. Additionally, the Panamera offers options not found on the 6-Series Gran Coupe, such as power rear seats and a 21-speaker sound system.
718 Cayman


BMW vs. Porsche: SUVs

  • Macan vs. BMW X3: Although the Porsche Macan costs a bit more than the BMW X3, it’s better equipped. Unlike the BMW X3, the Macan comes standard with all-wheel drive, 10.9-inch display, and offers an optional Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System.
  • Cayenne vs. BMW X6: Compared to the BMW X6, the Cayenne comes equipped with a more powerful engine. The BMW X6 SUV’s 3.0L inline-6 engine generates 302 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. The Cayenne SUV’s more powerful 3.0L turbocharged V6 engine, on the other hand, produces 335 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque.

Test Drive a New Porsche in Fremont!

Do you have more questions about Porsche vs. BMW, or how about Porsche vs. Ferrari? If so, schedule a test drive at Porsche Fremont — not far from Saratoga and Los Gatos. When you’re ready, take a moment to browse our current offers on new Porsche vehicles, or apply for financing online using our secure online form.

View Inventory

Filter Results
Saved Vehicles


You don't have any saved vehicles!

Look for this link on your favorites:


Once you've saved some vehicles, you can view them here at any time.

Contact Us

5740 Cushing Parkway • Fremont, CA 94538

Get Directions

Today's Hours:

Open Today! Sales: 9am-8pm

If you like a new or used vehicle shown on our site and would like to see how it handles, schedule a test drive below. One of our salespeople will contact you shortly to confirm the time and date.
  • Please choose a time range above
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Porsche Fremont 37.499614, -121.976058.