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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 $32,875 $35,950
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Automatic 525iA 19 27 $32,875 $35,950
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual 530i 21 30 $36,060 $39,450
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Automatic 530iA 18 26 $36,060 $39,450
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Automatic 540iA 18 24 $46,750 $51,200
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual 540i 15 23 $49,210 $53,900
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual M5 13 21 $63,770 $69,900
4-Door Sport Wagon 5-Speed 525iT 19 27 $34,515 $37,750
4-Door Sport Wagon 5-Speed 525iTA 19 26 $34,515 $37,750
4-Door Sport Wagon 5-Speed 540iTA 15 21 $48,935 $53,600
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,875
$27,935
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,950
$31,505
Monthly Payment Estimate
$599 / month
$525 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 55.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.5
Second Leg Room (in) 34.2 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.0 96.4
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.8 56.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.1 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 111.4 107.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.5 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 188.0 191.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.0 14.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 0.79 10.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
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 11.65 x - TBD -
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 18.5
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 14.2 16
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size P225/55R16 P215/60VR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16 P215/60VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55R16 P215/60VR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3450 3439
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 582
Engine
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 220 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5 (152) 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 210 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 3.94
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 2.19
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.48
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series Lexus ES 300
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-link Integral Independent
 
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