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Selected Style 2005 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2005 2-Door Cabriolet CVT 1.8T 23 30 $32,958 $35,750
2005 2-Door Cabriolet CVT 3.0L 21 29 $38,918 $42,300
2005 2-Door Cabriolet quattro 3.0L 18 26 $40,868 $44,250
2005 4-Door Sedan Manual 1.8T 22 31 $23,823 $25,800
2005 4-Door Sedan CVT 1.8T 23 29 $24,995 $27,000
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 1.8T 21 30 $26,137 $28,150
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 1.8T 20 29 $27,309 $29,350
2005 4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L 21 29 $29,500 $31,950
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 3.0L 18 26 $31,087 $33,590
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 26 $32,259 $34,790
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Manual 1.8T 21 30 $27,047 $29,150
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 1.8T 20 29 $28,219 $30,350
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Manual 3.0L 18 26 $31,997 $34,590
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 26 $33,169 $35,790
2005 4-Door Sedan Manual 1.8T SE 22 31 $23,823 $25,800
2005 4-Door Sedan CVT 1.8T SE 23 29 $24,995 $27,000
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 1.8T SE 21 30 $26,137 $28,150
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 1.8T SE 20 29 $27,309 $29,350
2005 4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L SE 21 29 $29,500 $31,950
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 3.0L SE 18 26 $31,087 $33,590
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.0L SE 18 26 $32,259 $34,790
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Manual 1.8T SE 21 30 $27,047 $29,150
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 1.8T SE 20 29 $28,219 $30,350
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Manual 3.0L SE 18 26 $31,997 $34,590
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.0L SE 18 26 $33,169 $35,790
2005.5 4-Door Sedan Manual 2.0T 23 34 $25,234 $27,350
2005.5 4-Door Sedan CVT 2.0T 24 32 $26,406 $28,550
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 2.0T 22 31 $27,334 $29,450
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 2.0T 22 30 $28,506 $30,650
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.2L 19 26 $32,828 $35,400
2005.5 Wagon Avant quattro Manual 2.0T 22 31 $28,244 $30,450
2005.5 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 2.0T 22 30 $29,416 $31,650
2005.5 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.2L 19 26 $33,738 $36,400
X3 4-Door AWD 2.5i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X3 4-Door AWD 2.5i 17 24 $27,755 $30,300
X3 4-Door AWD 3.0i 17 25 $33,215 $36,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,823
$27,755
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,800
$30,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$430 / month
$505 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 55.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 40.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 35.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.1 96.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 55.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 39.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.2 65.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.1 60.7
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 110.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.5 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.2 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 179.0 179.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 30.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 71.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.6 x 0.39 12.6 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) 11.3 x 0.39 12.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 17.7
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.3 18.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 38.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size P215/55HR16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55HR16 P235/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/55HR16 P235/55R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3252 4001
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SEFI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 1950 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/109 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5900 184 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 6 Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78 4.35
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43 1.66
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive AWD
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 2.50
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - 1
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Hard Top
Vehicle Name Audi A4 BMW X3
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Four Link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal Link Independent
 
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