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Selected Style 325i 4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 30 $28,300 $30,900
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $33,485 $36,600
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 30 $28,300 $30,900
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $29,575 $32,300
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 19 27 $29,575 $32,300
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $34,395 $37,600
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $44,680 $48,900
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $36,215 $39,600
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $41,040 $44,900
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $51,685 $56,600
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 28 $30,030 $32,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 19 28 $35,215 $38,500
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 325xi 19 28 $31,665 $34,600
2-Door Coupe Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Automatic 21 29 $31,356 $33,990
2-Door Coupe quattro Manual 20 29 $34,559 $37,390
2-Door Coupe quattro D.S. Automatic 19 26 $37,596 $40,640
2-Door Roadster Automatic 20 28 $33,176 $35,990
2-Door Roadster quattro Manual 20 29 $37,107 $40,190
2-Door Roadster quattro D.S. Automatic 19 25 $40,326 $43,640
2-Door Coupe quattro D.S. Automatic SE 19 26 $40,234 $43,539
2-Door Roadster quattro D.S. Automatic SE 19 25 $42,964 $46,539
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,300
$31,356
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,900
$33,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$515 / month
$567 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 20.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.0 58.9
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 52.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 32.6
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 48.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 69.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.4
Length, Overall (in) 178.2 159.1
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 108.7 95.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.0 13.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.94 12.3 x - TBD -
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) 11.8 x 0.79 9.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 34.2
Steering Type Variable Assist Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P225/45YR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P225/45YR17
Spare Tire Size N/A - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3285 2987
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material N/A - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) N/A - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 185 120
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/183 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 6250 180 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 2750 173 @ 1950-4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
Transmission
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.19
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.46 2.37
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23 6.01
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.16
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.32 4.04
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.56
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW 3 Series Audi TT
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Torsion-Beam Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Upper Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Strut type MacPherson Strut
 
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