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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 528i RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 23 34 $43,150 $46,900
4-Door Sedan AWD 528i xDrive 22 32 $45,265 $49,200
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 20 30 $48,300 $52,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 21 30 $50,415 $54,800
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 15 22 $57,040 $62,000
4-Door Sedan AWD 550i xDrive 15 20 $59,155 $64,300
4-Door Sedan RWD ActiveHybrid 5 23 30 $56,075 $60,950
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 16 23 $48,760 $53,000
4-Door Sedan Portfolio 16 23 $54,280 $59,000
4-Door Sedan Portfolio w/Sport Pkg 16 23 $54,280 $59,000
4-Door Sedan Supercharged 15 21 $62,652 $68,100
4-Door Sedan XFR 15 21 $75,440 $82,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,150
$48,760
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,900
$53,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$782 / month
$883 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2012 BMW 5-Series appears somewhat conservative on the outside, but it packs an armada of advanced-tech firepower, and new fuel-efficient engines, without interrupting its sport-sedan mission. Scorching acceleration, nimble handling, and true luxury-car refinement complement style and fashion to swoon over in the 2012 Jaguar XF; backseat space remains its only reality check.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize Car
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 56.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.5 95.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.1 63.2
Wheelbase (in) 116.9 114.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.2 75.6
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 193.1 195.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.6 57.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.4 17.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 0.9 14.0 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) 13.0 x 0.8 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 37.7
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 225/55R17 P245/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/55R17 P245/45R18
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3814 4067
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 170 130
Engine
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 1250 380 @ 3500
Engine Order Code N20 NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 5.0L/305
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 5000 385 @ 6500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 27 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 16
Transmission
Trans Order Code 205 NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.39 3.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.71 4.17
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.52
Trans Type 8 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.30 3.40
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 2.34
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series Jaguar XF
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link Double-Wishbone Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.54
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.22
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Integral-V Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.7 9.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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