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Selected Style 740iA 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 740iA 17 23 $56,320 $62,400
4-Door Sedan 740iL 17 23 $59,920 $66,400
4-Door Sedan 750iL 13 20 $83,050 $92,100
4-Door Sedan Protection 740iL 17 23 $94,570 $99,400
4-Door Sedan Protection 750iL 13 20 $116,965 $124,400
4-Door Sedan 4.2L Automatic Quattro AWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.2L Automatic Quattro AWD 17 24 $54,805 $62,000
4-Door Sedan 4.2L Automatic Quattro AWD LWB 17 24 $59,997 $67,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$56,320
$54,805
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$62,400
$62,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1040 / month
$1033 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 58.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 38.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.7 38.4
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 99.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.9 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 196.2 198.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 62.4
Wheelbase (in) 115.4 113.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3 74.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0 17.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 12.3 x .98
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 9.6 x .40
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 23.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 40.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.7 2.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/60HR16 P225/60HR16
Spare Tire Size P235/60R16 P225/60R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60HR16 P225/60HR16
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) 4255 4068
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8.0 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8.0 16 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8.0 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 282 @ 5400 310 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 324 @ 3700 302 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.4L/268 4.2L/255
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 24
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.10 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 2.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 3.57
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.51 1.50
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW 7 Series Audi A8
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Four-Link Trapezoidal link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Track-Rod
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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