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Selected Style 4-Door Sport Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport Sedan Manual 22 29 $24,146 $26,490
4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic 23 32 $24,146 $26,490
4-Door Sport Sedan Manual w/Navigation 22 29 $25,967 $28,490
4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic w/Navigation 23 32 $25,967 $28,490
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $27,915 $30,500
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $33,650 $36,800
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $34,560 $37,800
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $40,290 $44,100
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 20 29 $27,915 $30,500
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $43,020 $47,100
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $50,755 $55,600
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 325i 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $27,325 $29,850
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $32,190 $35,200
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 29 $33,785 $36,950
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $28,190 $30,800
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD SULEV 325i 20 29 $28,190 $30,800
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $29,780 $32,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,146
$25,730
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,490
$28,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$442 / month
$468 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.2 34.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.9 90.8
Second Hip Room (in) 54.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 54.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 54.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 183.3 176.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.3 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 58.4
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 107.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4 68.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0 10.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.1 11.8 x - TBD -
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 0.4 11.6 x - TBD -
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) 17.1 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.8 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 34.4
Steering Type Variable Pwr Variable Assist Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/50VR17 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P205/55R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/50VR17 P205/55R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3230 3219
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 17" x 7.0" 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17" x 7.0" 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 6800 184 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System PGM-FI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4500 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.5L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 29
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.825 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.583 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.880 2.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.760 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.028 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.659 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.267 4.23
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.355 1.66
Trans Type 6 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Acura TSX BMW 3 Series
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.04 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Strut type
 
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