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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium 21 29 $42,687 $45,900
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $42,687 $45,900
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium 21 29 $45,477 $48,900
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $45,477 $48,900
4-Door Sedan 328i RWD South Africa
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe RWD 328i 18 28 $33,305 $36,200
2-Door Coupe RWD SULEV 328i 18 28 $33,305 $36,200
2-Door Coupe AWD 328i xDrive 17 25 $35,050 $38,100
2-Door Coupe AWD SULEV 328i xDrive 17 25 $35,050 $38,100
2-Door Coupe RWD 335i 17 26 $39,240 $42,650
2-Door Coupe AWD 335i xDrive 16 25 $40,985 $44,550
2-Door Convertible 328i 17 26 $41,400 $45,000
2-Door Convertible SULEV 328i 17 26 $41,400 $45,000
2-Door Convertible 335i 17 26 $47,105 $51,200
4-Door Sedan RWD 328i 18 28 $30,500 $33,150
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 328i 18 28 $30,500 $33,150
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 328i 18 28 $30,500 $33,150
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV South Africa 328i 18 28 $30,500 $33,150
4-Door Sedan AWD 328i xDrive 17 25 $32,340 $35,150
4-Door Sedan AWD SULEV 328i xDrive 17 25 $32,340 $35,150
4-Door Sedan RWD 335i 17 26 $37,350 $40,600
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 335i 17 26 $37,350 $40,600
4-Door Sedan AWD 335i xDrive 16 25 $39,190 $42,600
4-Door Sedan RWD 335d 23 36 $40,435 $43,950
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD 328i 17 26 $32,845 $35,700
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 328i xDrive 17 25 $34,685 $37,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,687
$30,500
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,900
$33,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$765 / month
$553 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 BMW 3-Series upholds its legacy of superb handling, excellent performance, and high quality, though small rear seats and fussy controls are minor flaws.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 32.6 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 47.5 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 41.5
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 29.2 34.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 38.5
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 73.9 93.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 164.5 178.8
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 97.2 108.7
Liftover Height (in) 30.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.5 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.2 59.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 12.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x - TBD - 11.8 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) 13.4 x - TBD - 12.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 16.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 16.0
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/40R18 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/40R18 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - 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) 3153 3362
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 180
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 6000 230 @ 6500
Engine Type Turbo Gas I4 Gas I6
Fuel System TFSI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 2500-5000 200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code - TBD - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
Transmission
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.26 3.94
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 2.46
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.44 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.08 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 0.85
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 4.32
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.66
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Cpe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Audi TTS BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-link 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Double Pivot
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8 8.5
 
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