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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 525i RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 525i 20 29 $40,200 $43,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 525xi 19 28 $42,225 $45,700
4-Door Sedan RWD 530i 20 29 $43,880 $47,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 530xi 19 28 $45,905 $49,700
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 17 24 $54,000 $58,500
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 530xiT 19 28 $48,110 $52,100
4-Door Sedan M5 12 18 $75,900 $82,500
4-Door Sedan 3.5L RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 3.5L 19 26 $47,012 $50,550
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.5L 18 24 $49,336 $53,050
4-Door Sedan BlueTec RWD 3.0L 23 32 $47,942 $51,550
4-Door Sedan RWD 5.5L 15 23 $54,870 $59,000
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.5L 15 22 $57,195 $61,500
4-Door Sedan RWD 6.3L AMG 14 20 $78,678 $84,600
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.5L 18 24 $51,801 $55,700
4-Door Wagon RWD 6.3L AMG 14 20 $79,422 $85,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,200
$47,012
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,500
$50,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$725 / month
$843 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.0 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.1 97.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 56.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.3 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 191.1 191.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.8 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 113.7 112.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 15.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 1.18 13.0 x - TBD -
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 0.79 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 37.4
Steering Type Servotronic Variable Pwr Vehicle-Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50R17 245/45R17
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50R17 245/45R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3396 3740
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 6250 268 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System - TBD - SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 2750 258 @ 2400 - 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.5L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 26
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.94 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.46 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.38 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.32 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 - TBD -
Trans Type 6 7
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series Mercedes-Benz E-Class
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 5-Arm Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Pivot 4-Link
 
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