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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 Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,730
$28,351
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,100
$30,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$468 / month
$511 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 56.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.8 98
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 56.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 176.0 190.1
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.4 60.0
Wheelbase (in) 107.3 113.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 70.6
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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 - 11.7 x 1.0
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 - 11.9 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.4 35.5
Steering Type Variable Assist Pwr Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.37
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.7 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P205/55R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QWJ
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QWJ
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 3509
Wheels
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 - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 220 @ 3400
Engine Order Code NA LA3
Displacement 2.5L/152 3.2L/194
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 220 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.21
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 3.57
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.34
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Getrag
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 3.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 2.04
Trans Order Code NA M35
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 3 Series Cadillac CTS
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Upper Arms NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Strut type Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Arms NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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