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Selected Style 318TIA 3-Door HB Automatic
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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 2.9L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.9L 19 27 $32,878 $35,820
4-Door Sedan T-6 Turbo 18 27 $36,989 $40,385
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,100
$32,878
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,300
$35,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$388 / month
$597 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 56.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6 35.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.0 114.1
Second Hip Room (in) 54.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 58.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 54.8 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.6 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 109.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 72.1
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 165.7 189.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.0 14.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD - 11.4" x 0.47"
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x - TBD - 12.0" x 1.1"
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4 Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 20.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.4 16.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size P225/50WR16 NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50WR16 215/55/16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50WR16 215/55/16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 330
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2866 3602
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16" x 7"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16" x 7"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Engine
Fuel System EFI FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 133 @ 4300 243 @ 4200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.9L/116 2.9L/178
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6000 201 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.44 3.69
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 2.92
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.00 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.57
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 4 Dr Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 3 Series Volvo S80
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Coil Spring Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Struts
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar w/Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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