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Selected Style 528I 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 528iA 18 26 $34,590 $38,900
4-Door Sedan Manual 528i 20 28 $34,590 $38,900
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Automatic 540iA 18 24 $44,325 $50,500
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual 540i 15 24 $46,775 $53,300
4-Door Protection Sedan 5-Speed Automatic 540ip 18 24 $84,465 $88,900
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,590
$31,600
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,900
$34,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$648 / month
$572 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 54.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.3
Second Leg Room (in) 34.2 34.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.5 90.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.8 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 188.0 191.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 59.7
Wheelbase (in) 111.4 109.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 68.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.5 59.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.1 16.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 0.79 11.06 x - TBD -
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) 11.7 x 0.87 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 20.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 31.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.2 16.9
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/60R15 P205/55VR16
Spare Tire Size P225/60R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R15 P205/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 3300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3450 3461
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Engine
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas I6
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 206 @ 3950 199 @ 4100
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.8L/170 2.9L/178
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 5300 181 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.24 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.20 2.80
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.10
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.89 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.49 1.53
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sdn
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series Volvo S90
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Four-link Indep. Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar w/Leaf Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Struts
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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