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Selected Style 740IA 4-Door Sedan SWB
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SWB 740iA 17 24 $53,920 $60,850
4-Door Sedan LWB 740il 17 24 $56,730 $64,800
4-Door Sedan LWB 750il 15 20 $79,735 $91,100
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$53,920
$34,005
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$60,850
$36,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1014 / month
$617 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 38.4
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 60.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 56.6 58.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.7 43.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 116.9
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6 57.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 60.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 196.2 209.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 56.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.7 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 115.4 113.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3 76.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0 19.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 10.9 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
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 - 11.9 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5 20
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 41.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.7 2.65
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 44.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 15.6
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/60R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size P235/60R16 T125/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60R16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4255 4015
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 4.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 770
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 3900 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LD8
Displacement 4.4L/268 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 282 @ 5700 275 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 3.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 .68
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 2.96
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.68 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.24 1.63
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 7 Series Cadillac Deville
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.76
Suspension Type - Rear Four-Link Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
 
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