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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 $25,730 $28,100
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 325i 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $27,325 $29,850
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $27,915 $30,500
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 20 29 $27,915 $30,500
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $28,190 $30,800
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD SULEV 325i 20 29 $28,190 $30,800
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $29,780 $32,550
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $32,190 $35,200
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $33,650 $36,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 29 $33,785 $36,950
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $34,560 $37,800
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $40,290 $44,100
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $43,020 $47,100
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $50,755 $55,600
4-Door SUV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 17 23 $32,791 $36,400
4-Door SUV Touring Pkg 17 23 $35,131 $39,000
4-Door SUV Touring Pkg RES 17 23 $36,482 $40,500
4-Door SUV Touring Pkg w/Navigation 17 23 $37,112 $41,200
4-Door SUV Touring Pkg RES w/Nav 17 23 $38,462 $42,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,730
$32,791
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,100
$36,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$468 / month
$607 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Special Purpose Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 39.0
Passenger Capacity 5 7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 61.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.9
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 37.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.8 161.5
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 61.2
Third Leg Room (in) - 29.3
Third Hip Room (in) - 48.5
Third Head Room (in) - 36.1
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 58.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 176.0 188.7
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 68.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.4 66.5
Wheelbase (in) 107.3 106.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 77.0
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9 66.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 8.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 49.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 81.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - 14.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x - TBD - 12.3 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
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 - 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6 19.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.4 38
Steering Type Variable Assist Pwr Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.22
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.7 16.9
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P235/65R17
Spare Tire Size P205/55R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 4500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 450
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3219 4451
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 253 @ 3500-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/152 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 265 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 4.375
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22 0.729
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 2.693
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.023
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.531
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 4 Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 1.889
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 1.566
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door
Vehicle Name BMW 3 Series Acura MDX
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Upper Arms w/Trailing Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Strut type Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Arms w/L-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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