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Selected Style 745i 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 745i 18 26 $62,495 $68,500
4-Door Sedan 745Li 18 26 $66,135 $72,500
4-Door Sedan 760Li 15 23 $105,540 $115,800
4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro AWD Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro AWD Automatic 17 25 $55,703 $62,200
4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro AWD LWB Automatic 17 25 $60,153 $67,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$62,495
$55,703
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$68,500
$62,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1142 / month
$1037 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 99.8
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 38.9
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 58.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 198.0 198.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 117.7 113.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.9 74.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 62.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.0 17.6
Brakes
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) 13.6 x 0.94 9.6 x .40
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.7 x 1.18 12.3 x .98
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.3 23.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.8 40.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.07 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/50VR18 P225/60HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact P225/60HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/50VR18 P225/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4376 4068
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 16 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 3600 302 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.4L/268 4.2L/255
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 325 @ 6100 310 @ 6200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.38 2.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 3.57
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.51
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 7 Series Audi A8
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Trapezoidal link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Track-Rod
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Pivot Strut Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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