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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 428i RWD Gran Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD Gran Coupe 428i 23 34 $37,575 $40,300
4-Door Sedan RWD Gran Coupe SULEV 428i 23 34 $37,575 $40,300
2-Door Coupe RWD 428i 23 35 $37,990 $40,750
2-Door Coupe RWD SULEV 428i 23 35 $37,990 $40,750
4-Door Sedan AWD Gran Coupe 428i xDrive 22 32 $39,415 $42,300
4-Door Sedan AWD Gran Coupe SULEV 428i xDrive 22 32 $39,415 $42,300
2-Door Coupe AWD 428i xDrive 22 33 $39,830 $42,750
2-Door Coupe AWD SULEV 428i xDrive 22 33 $39,830 $42,750
4-Door Sedan RWD Gran Coupe 435i 21 32 $42,635 $45,800
2-Door Coupe RWD 435i 21 32 $43,050 $46,250
4-Door Sedan AWD Gran Coupe 435i xDrive 20 31 $44,475 $47,800
2-Door Coupe AWD 435i xDrive 20 30 $44,890 $48,250
2-Door Convertible RWD 428i 23 34 $45,350 $48,750
2-Door Convertible RWD SULEV 428i 23 34 $45,350 $48,750
2-Door Convertible AWD 428i xDrive 21 33 $47,190 $50,750
2-Door Convertible AWD SULEV 428i xDrive 21 33 $47,190 $50,750
2-Door Convertible RWD 435i 20 31 $50,510 $54,900
2-Door Convertible AWD 435i xDrive 20 29 $52,850 $56,900
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Premium
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Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,575
$37,200
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,300
$40,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$672 / month
$667 / month
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TCC Rating
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8.6
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2015 BMW 4-Series Coupe and Convertible build on the bones of the 3-Series sport sedan, with comparable performance but a little more flesh and flair. The Audi A5 coupe and convertible are sleek and supple, but make the most sense in their S and RS guises.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 54.3
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 31.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 36
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 52.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 84
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 182.5 182.1
Height, Overall (in) 54.6 54
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.8 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 110.6 108.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8 73
Track Width, Front (in) 60.8 62.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 17 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 45.9 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 12.2
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) 11.8 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 16.1
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50VR17 P245/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA HM3
Front Tire Size P225/50VR17 P245/40HR18
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA HM3
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3610 3583
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7.5 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7.5 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 900 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 170 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 1250 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 5000 220 @ 4450
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.32
Trans Type 8 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 2.05
Trans Order Code 2TB NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.63
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.71 3.78
Summary
Body Style Hatchback quattro Coupe
Vehicle Name BMW 4 Series Audi A5
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.5 (Est) 6.8 (Est)
 
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