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Selected Style 525i 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,765
$45,778
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,300
$49,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$688 / month
$825 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.0 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.1 111.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 56.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 56.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 70.6
Track Width, Front (in) 61.3 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 191.1 191.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.8 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 113.7 113.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 12.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x .9 14 x 0.55
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x .8 14 x 0.57
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 36.1
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/50R17 P245/45WR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA QKR
Front Tire Size P225/50R17 P245/45WR18
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QKR
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3428 3850
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/152 5.7L/348
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 6250 400 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 2750 395 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA LS6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 23
Transmission
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Tremec
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.93 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.50 1.78
Trans Order Code NA M12
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.35 2.66
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.30
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series Cadillac CTS-V
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Arms Performance
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 Performance
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Pivot Independent
 
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