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Selected Style 318TIA 3-Door HB Automatic
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Automatic 318tiA 23 31 $21,100 $23,300
3-Door HB Manual 318ti 23 32 $21,100 $23,300
4-Door Sedan 323i 20 29 $23,530 $26,400
2-Door Coupe Automatic 323isA 19 27 $25,330 $28,700
2-Door Coupe Manual 323is 21 31 $25,330 $28,700
2-Door Coupe Automatic 328isA 20 27 $29,265 $33,200
2-Door Coupe Manual 328is 20 29 $29,265 $33,200
4-Door Sedan 328i 20 29 $29,725 $33,400
2-Door Convertible Automatic 323icA 19 27 $30,580 $34,700
2-Door Convertible Manual 323ic 21 31 $30,580 $34,700
2-Door Coupe Manual M3 19 26 $34,955 $39,700
2-Door Convertible Automatic 328icA 20 27 $36,530 $41,500
2-Door Convertible Manual 328ic 20 29 $36,530 $41,500
2-Door Convertible Automatic M3 17 25 $40,375 $45,900
2-Door Convertible Manual M3 19 26 $40,375 $45,900
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,100
$39,435
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,300
$42,930
Monthly Payment Estimate
$388 / month
$716 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Full Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.9 57.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 60.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 38.4
Passenger Capacity 4 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 60.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6 58.1
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6 43.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.0 116.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 165.7 209.8
Height, Overall (in) 54.8 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.6 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 113.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 76.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.0 20.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x - TBD - 11.9 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD - 11.1 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 20.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 44.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.4 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 40.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 2.65
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50WR16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size P225/50WR16 T125/70R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50WR16 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2866 4052
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Chrome
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Chrome
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 770
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 140
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6000 275 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 133 @ 4300 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.9L/116 4.6L/279
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 26
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.00 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.63
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.44 3.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 2.96
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW 3 Series Cadillac d'Elegance
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear Coil Spring Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 35
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar w/Coil Spring
 
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