BMW 228i Gran Coupe can’t compete with Integra styling and performance

BMW 228i Gran Coupe

2022 BMW 228i Gran Coupe

COMPARABLY EQUIPPED $39,4001
ENGINE 2.0L
TURBO
HORSEPOWER 2283
MPG Rating (City/Hwy)5 24 / 34
Integra A-spec w/ Tech

2023 Acura Integra A-Spec® w/Technology Package

COMPARABLY EQUIPPED $36,3002
ENGINE 1.5L
TURBO
HORSEPOWER 2003
MPG Rating (City/Hwy)6 29 / 36
The Differences Are Clear
BMW 228i Gran Coupe headlights close up
BMW 228i Gran Coupe LED Headlights

The 228i Gran Coupe has standard LED headlights but are only a single projector.

BMW 228i Gran Coupe LED Headlights

The 228i Gran Coupe has standard LED headlights but are only a single projector.

Acura Integra headlights close up
Acura Integra Jewel Eye® LED Headlights

Jewel Eye headlights on the Integra boast four LED light elements for sharper illumination and more confident driving.

Acura Integra Jewel Eye® LED Headlights

Jewel Eye headlights on the Integra boast four LED light elements for sharper illumination and more confident driving.

BMW 228i Gran Coupe interior seats
BMW 228i Gran Coupe Front Seats

The 228i Gran Coupe has power-adjustable sport seats but does not offer sporty microsuede.

BMW 228i Gran Coupe Front Seats

The 228i Gran Coupe has power-adjustable sport seats but does not offer sporty microsuede.

Acura Integra A-Spec Technology interior red seats
Acura Integra Front Seats

The Acura Integra A-Spec w/Technology Package offers 12-way power-adjustable for the driver and includes 4-way power lumbar support. Front seats have microsuede inserts to help grip you on spirited drives.

Acura Integra Front Seats

The Acura Integra A-Spec w/Technology Package offers 12-way power-adjustable for the driver and includes 4-way power lumbar support. Front seats have microsuede inserts to help grip you on spirited drives.

BMW 228i Gran Coupe cargo area
BMW 228i Gran Coupe Cargo Space

You’ll find decent trunk space in the BMW 228i Gran Coupe but the trunk opening is smaller and harder to load.

BMW 228i Gran Coupe Cargo Space

You’ll find decent trunk space in the BMW 228i Gran Coupe but the trunk opening is smaller and harder to load.

Acura Integra cargo area
Acura Integra Cargo Space

The 5-door liftback design of the Integra offers sleek style while providing impressive versatility with 24.3 cu.ft. of cargo space16 for active lifestyles.

Acura Integra Cargo Space

The 5-door liftback design of the Integra offers sleek style while providing impressive versatility with 24.3 cu.ft. of cargo space16 for active lifestyles.

2023 Integra Continuously Variable Transmission A-SPEC Featured Special Lease
$399

per month for 36 months $2,999 total due at signing

Integra Standard

Includes down payment with no security deposit. Excludes taxes, titles, license and documentary service fees. For well-qualified lessees.

Integra Standard

2023 Integra Continuously Variable Transmission A-SPEC Featured Special Lease

$399.00 PER MO./36 MO. $2,999.00 due at lease signing.

Includes down payment with no security deposit. Excludes taxes, titles, license and documentary service fees. For well-qualified lessees.

Closed-end lease for 2023 Integra Continuously Variable Transmission A-SPEC vehicles (DE4H3PJW) available from November 1, 2022 through January 3, 2023, available to well-qualified lessees approved by Acura Financial Services. Not all lessees will qualify. Higher lease rates apply for lessees with lower credit ratings. Lease offers vary based on MSRP. MSRP $33,895.00 (includes destination; excludes taxes, titles, license and documentary service fees). Actual net capitalized cost $31,844.60. Net capitalized cost includes $595 acquisition fee. Dealer contribution may vary and could affect actual lease payment. Total monthly payments $14,364.00. Option to purchase at lease end $20,675.95.

Must take new retail delivery of vehicle from dealer stock by January 3, 2023. Lessee responsible for maintenance, excessive wear/tear and 15¢/mile over 10,000 miles/year for vehicles with MSRP less than $30,000, and 20¢/mile over 10,000 miles/year for vehicles with MSRP of $30,000 or more. See your Acura dealer for complete details.

Integra A-Spec Technology in Apex Blue Pearl 3/4 front driving

Acura Integra: Designed To Stand Out

200 Horsepower3
192 LB-FT OF TORQUE4

The BMW 228i Gran Coupe and Acura Integra A-Spec w/Technology Package are both impressive premium sport compacts. Integra is powered by a responsive VTEC Turbo engine mated to a sport-tuned continuously variable transmission with paddle shifters for peak performance. Adaptive Damper System helps smooth out travel or can firm up for tighter handling. BMW 228i Gran Coupe does not offer adaptive suspension.

Acura Integra A-Spec w/Technology package has microsuede inserts. BMW 228i Gran Coupe doesn’t offer this. Integra has a 5-door liftback design that creates a sporty coupe-like silhouette with flexible cargo space for active lifestyles, a segment-exclusive.

Integra Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)

Virtually Vigilant

Your INTEGRA is equipped with AcuraWatch™, a suite of available and standard innovative safety and driver-assistive technologies, making it one of the most safety-minded premium sport compacts.

Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) 
CMBS helps alert drivers when a potential frontal impact is detected and can even apply the brakes to help avoid or reduce the collision impact.15

A-Spec w/Technology Package shown.

For The Win

COMPARABLE MODELS
2022 BMW 228i Gran Coupe
2023 Acura Integra A-Spec® w/Technology Package
Comparably Equipped
$39,4001
$36,3002
PERFORMANCE
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Turbo
1.5L VTEC® Turbo
Engine Horsepower (@rpm) (SAE Net)3
228 @ 5000-6000
200 @ 6000
Engine Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) (SAE Net)4
258 @ 1450-4500
192 @ 1800-5000
EPA MPG Rating (city / hwy / combined)5, 6
24 / 34 / 28
29 / 36 / 32
Automatic Transmission
8-Speed
Continuously Variable Transmission
Paddle Shifters
Not Available
Standard
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Custom Drive Mode
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Damper System
Not Available
Standard
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Smart Entry with Keyless Access
Standard
Standard
Dual Automatic Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Hill Start Assist
Standard
Standard
AUDIO & CONNECTIVITY
Premium Audio System
10 Speakers
ELS STUDIO 3D® with 16 Speakers (Standard)
Center Display
10.25"
9"
Apple CarPlay® and Android™ Auto Integration7, 8
Wireless
Wireless
Alexa Built-in9
Not Available
Standard
Streaming Audio via Bluetooth®10
Standard
Standard
Wi-Fi Hotspot Capability11
Standard
Standard
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio12
Standard
Standard
HD Radio®
Standard
Standard
Wireless Charging Pad
Not Available
Standard
SAFETY & DRIVER ASSIST
Rear Camera13
Single-View
Multi-View
Rear Cross Traffic Monitor14
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Information (BSI) System14
Standard
Standard
Head-Up Display
Not Available
Standard
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) System15
Standard
Standard
Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)15
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) System15
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)15
Standard
Standard
Road Departure Mitigation System15
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow15
Standard
Standard
Traffic Jam Assist15
Not Available
Standard
Traffic Sign Recognition15
Not Available
Standard
EXTERIOR
LED Headlights
Standard
Standard (Jewel Eye®)
Automatic High-Beam
Standard
Standard
LED Taillights
Standard
Standard
LED Fog Lights
Not Available
Standard
Power Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Heated Outside Mirrors
Standard
Standard
Wheels & Tires
18"
18"
INTERIOR
Seating Trim
Leather
Leatherette with Microsuede Inserts
Power Driver's Seat
Standard (12-Way with Power Lumbar)
Standard (12-Way with Power Lumbar)
Heated Front Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Automatic-Dimming Rearview Mirror
Standard
Standard
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Disclaimer
 

 

Integra competitor specifications and features sourced from competitive manufacture website and www.acura.com comparison data. American Honda makes no guarantee or warranty, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or fitness for particular purpose, with respect to the data presented here. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice.

1  The indicated feature options were added to the competitor vehicle to determine the Comparably Equipped Price: Convenience Package ($1,650); 18-in Multi-spoke Bi-color Wheels ($600); Heated Front Seats and Steering Wheel ($550); Live Cockpit Pro ($600); Remote Engine Start ($300).

2  Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,095 and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,195.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer. Acura model shown (Liquid Carbon Metallic) includes Premium Paint. $500 MSRP up-charge applies to Majestic Black Pearl, Performance Red Pearl, Apex Blue Pearl, Liquid Carbon Metallic, Platinum White Pearl.

3  BMW 228i Gran Coupe horsepower: 228 @ 5000-6000 rpm (SAE net); Acura Integra horsepower: 200 @ 6000 rpm (SAE net).

4  BMW 228i Gran Coupe torque: 258 lb-ft @ 1450-4500 rpm (SAE net); Acura Integra torque: 192 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm (SAE net).

5  Based on 2022 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.

6  Based on 2023 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.

7  Apple CarPlay® and any other Apple mark referenced is a trademark of Apple Inc. Depending on use, Apple CarPlay® can share certain user and vehicle information (e.g.,vehicle location, speed and other operating conditions) with the connected iPhone®. See Apple’s privacy policy for details regarding Apple’s use and handling of data uploaded by CarPlay®. Use of CarPlay® is at user’s own risk, and is subject to agreement to the CarPlay® terms of use, which are included as part of the Apple iOS terms of use. CarPlay® vehicle integration is provided “as is,” and Honda cannot guarantee CarPlay® operability or functionality now or in the future due to, among other conditions, changes in CarPlay® software/Apple iOS, service interruptions, or incompatibility or obsolesce of vehicle-integrated hardware or software. See dealer for details.

8  Android™ and Android Auto™ are trademarks of Google LLC. Depending on use, Android Auto™ can share certain user and vehicle information (e.g., vehicle location, speed and other operating conditions) with Google and its service providers. See Google privacy policy for details regarding Google’s use and handling of data uploaded by Android Auto™. Use of Android Auto™ is at user’s own risk, and is subject to agreement to the Android Auto™ terms of use, which are presented to the user when the Android Auto™ application is downloaded to the user’s Android™ phone. Android Auto™ vehicle integration is provided “as is,” and Acura cannot guarantee Android Auto™ operability or functionality now or in the future due to, among other conditions, changes in Android Auto™ software/Android™ operating system, service interruptions, or incompatibility or obsolesce of vehicle-integrated hardware or software. See dealer for details. Only use Android Auto™ when conditions allow you to do so safely.

9  Amazon, Alexa and all related marks are trademarks of Amazon, com, Inc, or its affiliates. Certain Alexa functionality is dependent on smart home technology.

10  The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks is under license.

11  Requires AT&T data plan. Learn more about available data plans here. Coverage & service not available everywhere. Fees, terms & restrictions apply.

12  SiriusXM Satellite Radio, subscription purchasable after trial period. If you decide to continue your service at the end of your trial subscription, the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates until you call 1-866-635-2349 to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at siriusxm.com. Other fees and taxes will apply. All fees and programming subject to change. Not all vehicles are capable of receiving all services offered by SiriusXM. Current information and features may not be available in all locations, or on all receivers. XM satellite service is available only to those at least 18 years of age in the 48 contiguous USA and DC. SiriusXM Internet Radio service is available throughout our satellite service area and in AK, HI and PR. © 2022 SiriusXM Radio Inc. Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of SiriusXM Radio Inc.

13  Always visually confirm that it is safe to drive before backing up; the rearview camera display does not provide complete information about all conditions and objects at the rear of your vehicle. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.

14  The systems are not a substitute for your own visual assessment before changing lanes or backing up, and may not detect all objects, or provide complete information about conditions behind or to the side of the vehicle. System accuracy will vary based on weather, size of object, and speed. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.

15  AcuraWatch system accuracy will vary based on weather, speed, road conditions and other factors. System may not detect all objects ahead of, beside or behind the vehicle and may not detect a given object. System may not detect all lane markings or lane/road departures. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.

Adaptive Cruise Control should not be used in heavy traffic, poor weather or on winding roads.

Collision Mitigation Braking System with Pedestrian Detection cannot detect all objects ahead and may not detect a given object; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and other factors. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. System designed to mitigate crash forces. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.

Forward Collision Warning system does not include a braking function.

Lane Keeping Assist System only assists driver in maintaining proper lane position when lane markings are identified without a turn signal in use and can only apply mild steering torque to assist.

Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW) only alerts driver when lane drift is detected without a turn signal in use. RDM can apply mild steering torque to assist in maintaining proper lane position to slow the vehicle’s departure from a detected lane.

Traffic Jam Assist (TJA) only assists driver in maintaining proper lane position and vehicle spacing when lane markings and a preceding vehicle are identified; TJA only can apply mild steering torque to assist.

Traffic Sign Recognition cannot detect all traffic signs, may misidentify certain signs and does not include any braking or speed control functions. Accuracy will vary based on weather and other factors. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. Driver remains responsible for complying with all traffic regulations.

16  Based on SAE J1100 cargo volume measurement standard.

17  Ordinary maintenance items or adjustments, parts subject to normal wear and replacement, and certain other items are excluded.

18  Acura Maintenance Program covers certain factory scheduled maintenance on select eligible vehicles for two years or 24,000 miles, whichever comes first. Certain models may require different maintenance schedules as recommended by the vehicle's Maintenance Minder system and described in the vehicle's Owner's Manuals. See an Acura Dealer for vehicle eligibility, coverage details, and exclusions. Valid only in the United States of America.

 

BMW 228i Gran Coupe 2022 BMW 228i Gran Coupe
Integra A-spec w/ Tech 2023 Acura Integra A-Spec® w/Technology Package
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Headroom (in.) (front / rear)
39.8 / 35.7
37.6 / 36.4
Shoulder Room (in.) (front / rear)
55.5 / 53.1
57.0 / 56.0
Hiproom (in.) (front / rear)
Not Reported
54.3 / 48.9
Legroom (in.) (front / rear)
41.4 / 34.4
42.3 / 37.4
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase (in.)
105.1
107.7
Track Width (in.) (front / rear)
61.5 / 61.5
60.5 / 61.6
Length (in.)
178.5
185.8
Height (in.)
55.9
55.5
Width (in.)
70.9
72.0
WEIGHTS & CAPACITIES
EPA Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)16
12.0
24.3
Curb Weight (lb.) 
3,393
3,150
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.)
13.2
12.4
MAINTENANCE
Complimentary Maintenance (years / miles)22
3 / 36,000
2 / 24,000
WARRANTY
Basic Warranty (years / miles)17
4 / 50,000
4 / 50,000
Powertrain Warranty (years / miles)17
4 / 50,000
7 / 70,000