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Selected Style 745i 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 745i 18 26 $63,225 $69,300
4-Door Sedan 745Li 18 26 $66,865 $73,300
4-Door Sedan 760Li 15 23 $106,810 $117,200
4-Door Sedan 760i 15 23 $100,080 $109,800
4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro AWD LWB Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro AWD LWB Automatic 17 24 $64,050 $68,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$63,225
$64,050
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$69,300
$68,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1155 / month
$1142 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 57.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.2 42.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.0 106.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 39.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.3 59.1
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 38.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 63.6
Wheelbase (in) 117.7 121.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.9 74.6
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.72
Length, Overall (in) 198.0 204
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.0 17.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 x 0.94 12.2 x 0.87
Brake Type Pwr 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 14.2 x 1.34
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.3 23.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.8 41.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.07 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall Variable - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P235/55HR17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/50VR18 P235/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/50VR18 P235/55HR17
Trailering
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 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4376 4399
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.15
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180 190
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 3600 317 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.4L/268 4.2L/255
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 325 @ 6100 330 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 4.17
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.52
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.34
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.38 3.32
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 7 Series Audi A8 L
Suspension
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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Trapezoidal link
 
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