Compare 2003 BMW 5-Series vs 2003 Audi A4

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4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual 525i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Automatic 525iA 20 28 $34,375 $37,600
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual 525i 20 29 $34,375 $37,600
4-Door Sport Wagon 5-Speed Automatic 525iTA 19 26 $35,925 $39,300
4-Door Sport Wagon 5-Speed Manual 525iT 19 26 $35,925 $39,300
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Automatic 530iA 19 27 $37,560 $41,100
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual 530i 21 30 $37,560 $41,100
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Automatic 540iA 18 24 $47,300 $51,800
4-Door Sport Wagon 5-Speed Automatic 540iTA 17 21 $49,390 $54,100
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual 540i 15 23 $50,940 $55,800
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual M5 13 21 $64,225 $70,400
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4-Door Sedan Manual 1.8T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 1.8T 22 31 $22,684 $25,100
4-Door Sedan CVT 1.8T 23 29 $23,806 $26,250
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual 1.8T 21 29 $24,434 $26,850
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Manual 1.8T 21 29 $25,324 $27,850
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Automatic 1.8T 20 28 $25,556 $28,000
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Automatic 1.8T 20 28 $26,446 $29,000
4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L 20 28 $28,681 $31,740
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual 3.0L 18 25 $29,409 $32,440
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Manual 3.0L 18 25 $30,299 $33,440
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Automatic 3.0L 18 26 $30,431 $33,490
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Automatic 3.0L 18 26 $31,321 $34,490
2-Door Cabriolet CVT 1.8T 23 30 $31,549 $34,950
2-Door Cabriolet CVT 3.0L 20 27 $37,368 $41,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,375
$22,684
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,600
$25,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$627 / month
$418 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.2 34.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93 90.1
Second Hip Room (in)
58.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.8 55.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 53.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
58.0 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 69.5
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.2
Length, Overall (in)
188.0 179.0
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.0 60.1
Wheelbase (in)
111.4 104.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11 13.4
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.3 x 0.39
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 36.4
Steering Type
Speed-sensitive pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR16 P205/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR16 P205/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
P225/55HR16 P205/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3450 3252
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 15 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 15 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 120
Engine
Displacement
2.5L (152) 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 6000 170 @ 5900
Engine Type
Gas 6-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 3500 166 @ 1950
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.43
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.87
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 2.18
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.09
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.23 3.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Audi A4
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower Arms w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link Integral Trapezoidal Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Pivot Four Link

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