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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 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 -
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 57.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0 10.7
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.1 11.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.1 16.6
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3230 3219
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 17" x 7.0" 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 6800 184 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
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
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.825 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Acura TSX BMW 3 Series
Suspension
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
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 -
 
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