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Selected Style 525i 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 525i 19 28 $36,380 $39,800
4-Door Sedan 530i 20 30 $41,020 $44,900
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Automatic 545iA 18 26 $50,210 $55,000
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual 545i 17 24 $50,210 $55,000
4-Door Sedan 3.0L CVT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L 20 27 $33,552 $37,200
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 25 $35,802 $39,450
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 2.7T 18 25 $38,650 $42,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 2.7T 18 25 $38,650 $42,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 4.2L 17 24 $44,746 $49,500
4-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 25 $36,870 $40,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 2.7T S-Line 18 25 $39,095 $43,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,380
$33,552
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,800
$37,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$663 / month
$620 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Midsize Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 56.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.0 37.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.1 95.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.5 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 190.6 192.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.0 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 113.7 108.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.3 60.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 17.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x .8 9.64 x .39
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) 12.2 x .9 11.34 x .984
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 38.3
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55VR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55VR16 P205/55HR16
Trailering
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 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3428 3561
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
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
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 221 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/152 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 220 @ 6300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 27
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.93 2.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.50 1.34
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 5.63
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Manual CVT Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.40
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.35 2.40
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 0.92
Trans Type 6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.51
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series Audi A6
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-link Integral Torsion-Beam Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Pivot Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Arms w/Control Arms
 
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