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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
45 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
45 4-Door Sedan 17 23 $39,130 $43,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,380
$39,130
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,800
$43,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$663 / month
$721 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.0 32.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.1 91.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 54.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 69.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.3 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.5 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 190.6 197.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.0 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 59.4
Wheelbase (in) 113.7 110.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 12.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x .9 11.4 x 1.1
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) 12.6 x .8 11.5 x 0.6
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 21.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14 18.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 40
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/55VR16 P235/45WR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55VR16 P235/45WR18
Spare Tire Size Compact P235/45WR18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3428 3851
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 18 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 110
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/152 4.5L/275
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 340 @ 6400
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SMPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 333 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.47
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.93 2.37
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.50 2.26
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.35 3.54
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series Infiniti M45
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Arms w/coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-link Integral Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Pivot Independent Strut
 
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