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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 31 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 39.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
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
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 179.0 179.7
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
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 71.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - - TBD -
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 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 17.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 38.4
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
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/55HR16 P235/55R17
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 3500
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3252 4001
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
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 -
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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 6 Cyl
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
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
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal Link Independent
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 -
 
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