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Selected Style 525i 4-Door Sedan RWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 525i 20 30 $38,855 $42,500
4-Door Sedan RWD 530i 20 30 $42,770 $46,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 525xi 19 28 $40,855 $44,700
4-Door Sedan AWD 530xi 19 28 $44,770 $49,000
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 530xi 19 28 $46,955 $51,400
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 16 23 $52,415 $57,400
4-Door Sedan M5 12 18 $74,070 $81,200
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,855
$46,367
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,500
$50,675
Monthly Payment Estimate
$708 / month
$845 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Leg Room (in) 36.0 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.0 111.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) - TBD - 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 191.1 191.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.8 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 113.7 113.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 70.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 12.5
Brakes
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 - TBD - 14 x 0.57
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) 12.8 x - TBD - 14 x 0.55
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 17
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 36.1
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA QJL
Front Tire Size P225/50R17 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QJL
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P225/50R17 P245/45VR18
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 3850
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
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 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LS2
Displacement 3.0L/183 6.0L/366
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 25
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Tremec
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.94 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.46 2.07
Trans Order Code NA M12
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.38 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.57
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.32 2.97
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.43
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.84
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series Cadillac CTS-V
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.05
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Arms Performance
 
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