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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 760Li 13 20 $129,905 $141,200
4-Door Sedan RWD ActiveHybrid 7 L 22 30 $77,555 $84,300
4-Door Sedan RWD 750i 17 25 $80,315 $87,300
4-Door Sedan AWD 750i xDrive 16 24 $83,075 $90,300
4-Door Sedan LWB RWD ALPINA B7 16 25 $121,625 $132,200
4-Door Sedan SWB RWD ALPINA B7 16 25 $118,035 $128,300
4-Door Sedan LWB AWD ALPINA B7 xDrive 16 24 $124,385 $135,200
4-Door Sedan RWD 750Li 16 25 $83,720 $91,000
4-Door Sedan AWD 750Li xDrive 16 24 $86,480 $94,000
4-Door Sedan SWB AWD ALPINA B7 xDrive 16 24 $120,795 $131,300
4-Door Sedan RWD 740i 19 29 $68,080 $74,000
4-Door Sedan RWD 740Li 19 29 $71,760 $78,000
4-Door Sedan AWD 740Li xDrive 19 28 $74,520 $81,000
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB 18 28 N/A $78,100
4-Door HB 4 18 27 N/A $82,800
4-Door HB S 17 27 N/A $93,200
4-Door HB S e-Hybrid 22 30 N/A $99,000
4-Door HB 4S 17 27 N/A $98,300
4-Door HB GTS 16 24 N/A $113,400
4-Door HB Turbo 15 24 N/A $141,300
4-Door HB 4S Executive 17 26 N/A $125,600
4-Door HB Turbo Executive 15 24 N/A $161,100
4-Door HB Turbo S 15 24 N/A $180,300
4-Door HB Turbo S Executive 15 24 N/A $200,500
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 BMW 7-Series is not just luxurious and comfortable, but exceptionally quick and technologically advanced. The 2014 Porsche Panamera adds to the desirability of an already heady mix of performance, style, and functionality.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 51.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 38
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 51.9
Second Leg Room (in) 38.4 33.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.9 76
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 65.3
Length, Overall (in) 199.8 197.4
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 55.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 65 65.4
Wheelbase (in) 120.9 115
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.7 -
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 14.2
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) 14.5 13
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40 39.3
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/50VR18 P245/50YR18
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/50VR18 P275/45YR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4344 3902
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 18 X 9
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 18 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 210 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 332 @ 1300 295 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0 L/182 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 315 @ 5800 310 @ 6200
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Direct Gasoline Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.59
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 2.01
Trans Type 8 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.30 4.57
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 3.31
Trans Order Code NA 250
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.81
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.71 5.97
Summary
Body Style Sedan Hatchback
Vehicle Name BMW 7 Series Porsche Panamera
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.1 8.3 (Est)
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 4850
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 4850
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 485
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 728
 
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