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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe MT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe MT 27 34 $18,548 $20,325
2-Door Coupe AT 25 34 $19,368 $21,225
2-Door Coupe MT Leather 27 34 $19,595 $21,475
2-Door Coupe AT Leather 25 34 $20,415 $22,375
2-Door Coupe 6-spd MT Type-S Leather 23 31 $21,753 $23,845
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 30 $28,300 $30,900
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $33,485 $36,600
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 30 $28,300 $30,900
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $29,575 $32,300
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 19 27 $29,575 $32,300
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $34,395 $37,600
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $44,680 $48,900
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $36,215 $39,600
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $41,040 $44,900
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $51,685 $56,600
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 28 $30,030 $32,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 19 28 $35,215 $38,500
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 325xi 19 28 $31,665 $34,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,548
$28,300
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,325
$30,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$339 / month
$515 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 46.2 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 55.4
Second Head Room (in) 34.1 37.1
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.3 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 29.2 34.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.0 93.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.5 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 172.4 178.2
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 101.2 108.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 71.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 16.0 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 12.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.82 11.8 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.35 11.8 x 0.79
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 36.1
Steering Type Variable Pwr Variable Assist Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.59 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55VR16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - N/A
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55VR16 P205/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2734 3285
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - N/A
Front Wheel Size (in) 16" x 6.5" 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - N/A
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16" x 6.5" 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 185
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 6500 215 @ 6250
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System PGM-FI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 139 @ 4000 185 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 30
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.88 2.46
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.39 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.92 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.85
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.27 4.32
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.21 1.66
Trans Type 5 6
Summary
Vehicle Name Acura RSX BMW 3 Series
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Control Link w/Lower Arms
 
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