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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 Luxury Sedan SLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Luxury SLS 18 26 $42,067 $45,975
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,380
$42,067
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,800
$45,975
Monthly Payment Estimate
$663 / month
$766 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 58.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.0 38.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.1 104
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 57.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 59.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.0 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 62.9
Wheelbase (in) 113.7 112.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 75.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61.3 62.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.5 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 190.6 201.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 15.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x .8 11.61 x 0.43
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 11.85 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 40.5
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr speed-sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14 14.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QPX
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55VR16 P225/60SR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QPX
Front Tire Size P225/55VR16 P225/60SR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3428 3969
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LD8
Displacement 2.5L/152 4.6L/280
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 275 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.35 2.96
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.00
Trans Type 6 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.93 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.50 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.11
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series Cadillac Seville
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Pivot Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Arms NA
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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