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Selected Style 740IA 4-Door Sedan SWB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
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 SWB 740iA 17 24 $53,920 $60,850
5-Door Sedan CS Automatic w/Sunrf/Pwr Seats
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual CSE 20 27 $34,091 $38,195
5-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof CS 20 29 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof CS 17 26 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunrf/Pwr Seats CS 20 29 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunrf/Pwr Seats CS 17 26 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic CSE 17 24 $34,091 $38,195
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual AERO 20 29 $37,213 $41,695
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic AERO 17 26 $37,213 $41,695
5-Door Sedan Manual CS 20 29 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Automatic CS 17 26 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan V6 Automatic CSE 18 26 $34,091 $38,195
5-Door Sedan Anniversary Manual CSE 20 27 $34,024 $38,995
5-Door Sedan Anniversary Automatic CSE 17 24 $34,024 $38,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$53,920
$28,524
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$60,850
$31,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1014 / month
$528 / 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
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6 -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 57.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 57.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 56.6 -TBD-
Second Leg Room (in) 36.7 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 99.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.0
Length, Overall (in) 196.2 187.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.7 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 115.4 105.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3 70.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0 23.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - -TBD-
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - -TBD-
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 -TBD-
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.7 3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/60R16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size P235/60R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60R16 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4255 3190
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - -TBD-
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 282 @ 5700 170 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI LP Turbo Charged SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 3900 192 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.4L/268 2.3L/140
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 26
Transmission
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 -TBD-
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.24 1.41
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 4.28
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 2.58
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW 7 Series Saab 9000
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 5 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear Four-Link Beam-Type Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar w/Coil Springs
 
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