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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 Manual 528i 20 29 $34,665 $38,900
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual 540i 15 23 $47,370 $53,900
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Automatic 540iA 18 24 $44,925 $51,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic 528iA 18 26 $34,665 $38,900
4-Door Wagon Manual 528it 18 26 $36,255 $40,700
4-Door Wagon Automatic 528iAt 18 26 $36,255 $40,700
4-Door Wagon Automatic 540iAt 15 21 $47,005 $53,480
4-Door Sedan 2.9L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.9L 19 27 $32,878 $35,820
4-Door Sedan T-6 Turbo 18 27 $36,989 $40,385
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,665
$32,878
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,900
$35,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$648 / month
$597 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 56.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.2 35.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.5 114.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.8 58.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.1 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 111.4 109.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 72.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.5 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 188.0 189.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.1 14.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 0.79 11.4" x 0.47"
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
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 12.0" x 1.1"
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 20.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.2 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size P225/60HR15 NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60HR15 215/55/16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60HR15 215/55/16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 3300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 330
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3495 3602
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16" x 7"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16" x 7"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Engine
Fuel System EFI FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 206 @ 3500 243 @ 4200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.8L/170 2.9L/178
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 193 @ 5500 201 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas I6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.21 2.92
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.85 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.49 1.57
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 3.69
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.24 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD,
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Dr Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series Volvo S80
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Struts
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Four-link Independent
 
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