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Selected Style 325i 4-Door Sedan RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $24,820 $27,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $26,415 $28,850
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $26,640 $29,100
4-Door Sport Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $27,005 $29,500
4-Door Sport Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $28,595 $31,250
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 21 30 $31,090 $33,990
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 21 30 $32,000 $34,990
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 27 $32,685 $35,740
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $33,010 $36,100
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 20 28 $38,745 $42,400
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $41,930 $45,900
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $49,210 $53,900
4-Door Sedan Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 17 25 $35,097 $38,185
4-Door Sedan w/Driver Select System 17 25 $35,641 $38,790
4-Door Sedan w/Personal Security 17 25 $36,528 $39,775
4-Door Sedan w/Luxury Appearance 17 25 $36,636 $39,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,820
$35,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,100
$38,185
Monthly Payment Estimate
$452 / month
$636 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 45.9 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.7
Second Leg Room (in) 32.0 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.0 101.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 57.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 176.7 208.5
Height, Overall (in) 54.6 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.9 61.5
Wheelbase (in) 107.3 109.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.2 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4 63.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.0 18.9
Brakes
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) 11.6 x - TBD - 10.1 x 0.55
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) 11.8 x - TBD - 11.6 x 1.02
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6 20.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.7 16.95
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.4 41.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.86
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size P205/55R16 T125/80R16
Front Tire Order Code NA T31
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA T31
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3219 3868
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 13.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 750
Engine
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas V8
Fuel System EFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 275 @ 4750
Engine Order Code NA 99V
Displacement 2.5/152 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 275 @ 5750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 17
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 1.54
Trans Order Code NA 44X
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual Electronic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 2.77
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 3 Series Lincoln Continental
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Upper Arms w/Air springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Struts
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Arms w/Alum. control arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 36
 
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