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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 $37,765 $41,300
4-Door Sedan 530i 20 30 $41,495 $45,400
4-Door Sedan 545i 17 25 $50,960 $55,800
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 15 21 $42,244 $45,850
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 18 24 $43,416 $47,050
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Manual 15 21 $43,154 $46,850
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 18 24 $44,326 $48,050
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Manual 15 21 $49,615 $53,950
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Automatic 17 23 $50,787 $55,150
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 15 21 $42,485 $46,100
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 15 23 $43,657 $47,300
2005.5 5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Manual 15 21 $43,395 $47,100
2005.5 5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 15 23 $44,567 $48,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,765
$42,244
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,300
$45,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$688 / month
$764 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 55.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 53.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.0 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.1 90.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.5 4.2
Length, Overall (in) 191.1 179.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.8 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 60.1
Wheelbase (in) 113.7 104.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 69.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.3 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 13.4
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 11.9 x 0.87
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 13.6 x 1.18
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 17.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 36.4
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50R17 P235/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size Compact P235/40ZR18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50R17 P235/40ZR18
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 3825.3
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 190
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 2750 302 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/152 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 6250 340 @ 7000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 21
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.93 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.50 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.13
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.35 3.67
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.46
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.92
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series Audi S4
Suspension
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/Coil Springs
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/Coil Springs
 
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