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2010 BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo Change
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Selected Style 5-Door 535i Gran Turismo RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Gran Turismo RWD 535i 19 28 $51,520 $56,000
5-Door Gran Turismo RWD 550i 15 21 $58,790 $63,900
5-Door Gran Turismo AWD 550i xDrive 15 22 $60,905 $66,200
4-Door 3.5L RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door RWD 3.5L 15 20 $39,153 $42,100
4-Door 4MATIC 3.5L 15 19 $41,478 $44,600
4-Door 4MATIC 3.0L CDI 18 24 $42,408 $45,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$51,520
$39,153
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,000
$42,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$933 / month
$702 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo hatch-wagon may puzzle some shoppers, but it knows how to entertain on the road and doesn't mind if you bring company. If you seek a supremely comfortable people hauler but eschew traditional station wagons, minivans, and SUVs, the 2008 Mercedes-Benz R-Class may be for you.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
EPA Classification Large 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 112 148
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 41.8 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 41.4 39.8
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.3 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 40.4
Third Head Room (in) - 37.2
Third Shoulder Room (in) - - TBD -
Third Leg Room (in) - 32.4
Third Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 61.4 65.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.1 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 120.7 126.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.8 75.7
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 196.8 203.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 15.5 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 60.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - 15.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 42.2
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) - 85.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Regenerative Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.7 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable ratio pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.1 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/50R18 P255/55R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/50R18 P255/55R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4564 4938
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 210 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5800-6250 268 @ 6000
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System DI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 300 @ 1200-5000 258 @ 2400 - 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/182 3.5L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 20
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.30 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.13 - TBD -
Trans Order Code 205 NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 2-Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.08 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.70 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.10 - TBD -
Trans Type 8 7
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo Mercedes-Benz R-Class
Body Style 4-Door Sedan 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA 4-Arm Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Integral-V Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.5 -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 -
 
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