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Selected Style 325i 4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $27,915 $30,500
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $33,650 $36,800
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $34,560 $37,800
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $40,290 $44,100
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 20 29 $27,915 $30,500
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $43,020 $47,100
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $50,755 $55,600
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 325i 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $27,325 $29,850
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $32,190 $35,200
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 29 $33,785 $36,950
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 3.2L Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Automatic 20 28 $29,754 $32,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Automatic w/Navigation 20 28 $31,575 $34,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Manual 20 30 $29,754 $32,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Manual w/Navigation 20 30 $31,575 $34,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Manual HP Tires 20 30 $29,936 $32,850
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Manual HP Tires w/Navi 20 30 $31,757 $34,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,730
$29,754
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,100
$32,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$468 / month
$544 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 34.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.8 97.9
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 58.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.4 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 107.3 107.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 176.0 186.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.7 12.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x - TBD - 11.1 x 0.35
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 - 11.4 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 17.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.4 39.7
Steering Type Variable Assist Pwr Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.77
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.7 15.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size P205/55R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P235/45WR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P235/45WR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3219 3575
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17" x 8"
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17" x 8"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 8.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 238 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/152 3.2L/196
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 270 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 4.428
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22 0.666
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 2.563
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.021
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.480
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 1.846
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 1.552
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 3 Series Acura TL
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Upper Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Strut type Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.00
 
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