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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 740i RWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 740i 19 28 $67,710 $73,600
4-Door Sedan RWD 740Li 19 28 $71,390 $77,600
4-Door Sedan RWD 750i 17 25 $79,855 $86,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 750i xDrive 16 24 $82,615 $89,800
4-Door Sedan RWD 750Li 16 24 $83,260 $90,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 750Li xDrive 16 24 $86,020 $93,500
4-Door Sedan RWD ActiveHybrid 7 L N/A N/A $77,555 $84,300
4-Door Sedan RWD 760Li 13 20 $129,445 $140,700
4-Door Sedan AWD 740Li xDrive 19 28 $74,150 $80,600
4-Door Sedan SWB RWD ALPINA B7 16 24 $117,850 $128,100
4-Door Sedan SWB AWD ALPINA B7 xDrive 16 24 $120,610 $131,100
4-Door Sedan LWB RWD ALPINA B7 16 24 $121,440 $132,000
4-Door Sedan LWB AWD ALPINA B7 xDrive 16 24 $124,200 $135,000
4-Door HB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB GTS 16 23 $99,720 $111,000
4-Door HB 18 27 $68,085 $75,850
4-Door HB S 16 24 $82,035 $91,350
4-Door HB S Hybrid 22 30 $86,355 $96,150
4-Door HB 4 18 26 $72,225 $80,450
4-Door HB 4S 16 24 $86,535 $96,350
4-Door HB Turbo 15 23 $124,605 $138,650
4-Door HB Turbo S 15 23 $157,590 $175,300
4-Door HB Platinum Edition 18 27 $72,270 $80,500
4-Door HB 4 Platinum Edition 18 26 $77,580 $86,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$67,710
$68,085
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$73,600
$75,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1227 / month
$1264 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 BMW 7-Series is exceptionally fleet-footed for such a spacious, luxurious, and technologically advanced car. The 2013 Porsche Panamera continues the success of the brand's unusual-looking fastback sport sedan.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Cars Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 33.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 38.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 51.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106 98.0
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 51.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.9
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 120.9 114.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.9 76.0
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 65.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 199.8 195.7
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 55.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.0 65.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 44.6
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 15.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.7 x 1.4 14.2 x 1.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 x 0.9 13.0 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.7 21.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) NA - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.100 13.8 - 17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 39.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Steering Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/50R18 P275/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/50R18 P245/50R18
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4310 3880
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 18 x 9.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 210 NA
Engine
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 1300-4500 295 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/182 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 315 @ 5800 300 @ 6200
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.077 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.667 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.839 0.59
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.714 5.97
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.106 2.01
Trans Type 8 7
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.285 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.295 4.57
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.667 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.143 3.31
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style Sedan Hatchback
Vehicle Name BMW 7 Series Porsche Panamera
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA N/A
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Integral-V Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.3 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 4
 
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