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Selected Style 525i 4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual 525i 20 29 $32,020 $35,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic 525iA 19 27 $32,020 $35,400
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual 530i 21 30 $35,620 $39,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic 530iA 18 26 $35,620 $39,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic 540iA 18 24 $46,150 $51,100
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual 540i 15 23 $48,670 $53,900
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual M5 13 21 $62,620 $69,400
4-Door Sport Wagon 5-Speed Manual 525iT 19 27 $33,640 $37,200
4-Door Sport Wagon Automatic 525iAT 19 26 $33,640 $37,200
4-Door Sport Wagon Automatic 540iAT 15 21 $48,290 $53,480
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 17 24 $34,791 $38,900
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Manual 17 24 $34,791 $38,900
5-Door Wagon Avant Quattro AWD Automatic 17 24 $36,199 $40,500
5-Door Wagon Avant Quattro AWD Manual 17 24 $36,199 $40,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,020
$34,791
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,400
$38,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$590 / month
$648 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.2 33.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.0 87.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.8 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.1 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 111.4 102.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 72.8
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 3.5
Length, Overall (in) 188.0 176.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 55.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.0 13.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 0.79 10.1 x .867
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 12.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.4
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.9 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16 P225/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16 P225/45R17
Spare Tire Size P225/55HR16 225/45R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3450 3704
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 258 @ 1850
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5 (152) 2.7L/163
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 250 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 3.67
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 4.09
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 2.00
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.51
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series Audi S4
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-link Integral Double Wishbone
 
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