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2005 4-Door Sedan Manual 1.8T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2005 4-Door Sedan Manual 1.8T 22 31 $23,823 $25,800
2005 4-Door Sedan Manual 1.8T SE 22 31 $23,823 $25,800
2005 4-Door Sedan CVT 1.8T 23 29 $24,995 $27,000
2005 4-Door Sedan CVT 1.8T SE 23 29 $24,995 $27,000
2005.5 4-Door Sedan Manual 2.0T 23 34 $25,234 $27,350
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 1.8T 21 30 $26,137 $28,150
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 1.8T SE 21 30 $26,137 $28,150
2005.5 4-Door Sedan CVT 2.0T 24 32 $26,406 $28,550
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Manual 1.8T 21 30 $27,047 $29,150
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Manual 1.8T SE 21 30 $27,047 $29,150
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 1.8T 20 29 $27,309 $29,350
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 1.8T SE 20 29 $27,309 $29,350
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 2.0T 22 31 $27,334 $29,450
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 1.8T 20 29 $28,219 $30,350
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 1.8T SE 20 29 $28,219 $30,350
2005.5 Wagon Avant quattro Manual 2.0T 22 31 $28,244 $30,450
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 2.0T 22 30 $28,506 $30,650
2005.5 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 2.0T 22 30 $29,416 $31,650
2005 4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L 21 29 $29,500 $31,950
2005 4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L SE 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 Manual 3.0L SE 18 26 $31,087 $33,590
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Manual 3.0L 18 26 $31,997 $34,590
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Manual 3.0L SE 18 26 $31,997 $34,590
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 26 $32,259 $34,790
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.0L SE 18 26 $32,259 $34,790
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.2L 19 26 $32,828 $35,400
2005 2-Door Cabriolet CVT 1.8T 23 30 $32,958 $35,750
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 26 $33,169 $35,790
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.0L SE 18 26 $33,169 $35,790
2005.5 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.2L 19 26 $33,738 $36,400
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
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X3 4-Door AWD 2.5i
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 55.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 40.2
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in)
56.2 65.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.4 -
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 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.6 x 0.39 12.6 x - TBD -
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 Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P235/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P235/55R17
Spare Tire Size
P215/55HR16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing 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
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 150
Engine
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
Fuel System
SEFI - TBD -
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), High
- 1
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A4 BMW X3
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Hard Top
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA

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