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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 525i RWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 525i 20 29 $40,200 $43,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 525xi 19 28 $42,225 $45,700
4-Door Sedan RWD 530i 20 29 $43,880 $47,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 530xi 19 28 $45,905 $49,700
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 530xiT 19 28 $48,110 $52,100
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 17 24 $54,000 $58,500
4-Door Sedan M5 12 18 $75,900 $82,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$64,422
$40,200
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$68,900
$43,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1148 / month
$725 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.3 37.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 114.9 99.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 57.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.6 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 64.1 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.72 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 199.3 191.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.6 62.3
Wheelbase (in) 115.9 113.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 14.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x 1.34 12.8 x 1.18
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) 12.2 x 0.87 12.6 x 0.79
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.0 37.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Servotronic Variable Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P255/45HR18 P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/45HR18 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size P255/45HR18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4288 3396
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190 110
Engine
Displacement 4.2L/254 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 350 @ 6800 215 @ 6250
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System FSI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 3500 185 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.66
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.46
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.32 3.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 4.32
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Audi A8 BMW 5 Series
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Adaptive Air 4-link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Adaptive Air Double-Pivot
 
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