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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
2.4 M 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.4 M 4-Door Sedan Manual 21 28 $24,960 $26,550
2.4 A 4-Door Sedan Automatic 21 28 $24,960 $26,550
2.4 A SR 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof 21 28 $24,960 $26,550
2.4T A SR 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof 21 28 $28,062 $29,850
T5 M 4-Door Sedan Manual 21 28 $29,942 $31,850
T5 A SR 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof 20 27 $29,942 $31,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,020
$24,960
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,400
$26,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$590 / month
$443 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 55.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.2 33.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.0 94
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.8 56.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.1 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 111.4 106.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 71.0
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.0
Length, Overall (in) 188.0 180.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.0 13.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 0.79 11.3 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 11.3 x - TBD -
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 21.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size P225/55HR16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3450 3230
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 170 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5 (152) 2.4L
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 168 @ 5900
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas I5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 5-speed
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 4.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series Volvo S60
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - .75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - .91
Suspension Type - Rear 4-link Integral Multi-Link
 
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