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Selected Style 318TI 3-Door HB Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 328is 20 28 $29,195 $33,200
4-Door Sedan Manual 328i 20 28 $29,110 $33,100
3-Door HB Automatic 318tiA 22 31 $19,325 $21,390
4-Door Sedan Automatic 318iA 22 31 $23,030 $26,150
2-Door Coupe Automatic 323isA 19 27 $25,260 $28,700
2-Door Convertible Automatic 323icA 19 27 $30,510 $34,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic 328iA 18 26 $29,110 $33,100
4-Door Sedan Manual 318i 23 32 $23,030 $26,150
2-Door Coupe Manual 323is 20 30 $25,260 $28,700
2-Door Convertible Manual 328ic 20 28 $36,455 $41,500
2-Door Convertible Manual 323ic 20 30 $30,510 $34,700
2-Door Coupe Manual M3 20 28 $34,880 $39,700
3-Door HB Manual 318ti 23 32 $19,325 $21,390
Z3 2-Door Roadster 1.9L 23 32 $26,015 $29,425
2-Door Coupe Automatic 328isA 18 26 $29,195 $33,200
2-Door Convertible Automatic 328icA 18 26 $36,455 $41,500
4-Door Sedan Manual M3s 20 28 $34,880 $39,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic M3sA 19 28 $34,880 $39,700
Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.8L 19 26 $31,555 $35,900
2-Door Convertible Manual M3 20 28 $40,300 $45,900
2-Door Convertible Automatic M3 19 28 $40,300 $45,900
2-Door Roadster M 3.2L 20 28 $37,065 $42,200
2-Door Coupe LX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual LX 25 31 $16,161 $18,290
2-Door Coupe Automatic LX 23 30 $16,868 $19,090
2-Door Coupe V6 Automatic LX 20 28 $19,042 $21,550
2-Door Coupe Manual EX 25 31 $18,380 $20,800
2-Door Coupe Automatic EX 23 30 $19,086 $21,600
2-Door Coupe ULEV Automatic EX 23 30 $19,086 $21,600
2-Door Coupe Manual w/Leather EX 25 31 $19,396 $21,950
2-Door Coupe Automatic w/Leather EX 23 30 $20,103 $22,750
2-Door Coupe ULEV Automatic w/Leather EX 23 30 $20,103 $22,750
2-Door Coupe V6 Automatic EX 20 28 $21,340 $24,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,325
$16,161
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,390
$18,290
Monthly Payment Estimate
$357 / month
$305 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.9 46.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 56.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 36.5
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 55.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6 51.1
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6 31.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.0 92.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.2
Length, Overall (in) 165.7 186.8
Height, Overall (in) 54.8 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.6 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 105.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 70.3
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4 61.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.0 13.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.66 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x - TBD - 10.2 x 0.91
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 17.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8 16.09
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.11
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R15 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2778 2943
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 133 @ 4300 152 @ 4900
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.9L/116 2.3L/137
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6000 150 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 3.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 1.777
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.45 4.062
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22 0.903
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 3.285
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.193
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.685
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name BMW 3 Series Honda Accord Cpe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.04
Suspension Type - Rear Coil Spring Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar w/Coil Springs
 
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