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Selected Style 840CIA 2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 850ciA 14 20 $81,885 $94,700
2-Door Coupe 840ciA 15 20 $66,265 $75,700
2-Door Coupe 2.2L Manual Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 2.2L Manual 25 31 $19,647 $22,110
2-Door Coupe 2.2L Manual Premium Pkg 25 31 $20,580 $23,160
2-Door Coupe 3.0L 20 28 $22,313 $25,110
2-Door Coupe 3.0L Premium Pkg 20 28 $23,512 $26,460
2-Door Coupe 2.2L Automatic 23 29 $20,358 $22,910
2-Door Coupe 2.2L Automatic Premium Pkg 23 29 $21,291 $23,960
Pricing
Invoice Price
$66,265
$19,647
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,700
$22,110
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1262 / month
$369 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 15 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 44.0 42.9
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.6
Second Leg Room (in) 25.2 31.0
Front Head Room (in) 35.9 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.3 84.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 47.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 54.4
Second Head Room (in) 34.7 35.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 52.8 54.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 105.7 106.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.2 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.33
Length, Overall (in) 188.2 190.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.5 11.98
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 10.2 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 10.2 x 0.91
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 39.04
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.4 16.3
Tires
Spare Tire Size P235/50R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/50R16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/50R16 P205/55R16
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) 4167 3,009
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16" x 6.0"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16" x 6.0"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - -TBD-
Engine
Fuel System EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 3900 147 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.4L/268 2.2L/132
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 282 @ 5700 145 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 25
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.81 4.266
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.903
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 3.285
Clutch Size (in) NA -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.51 1.193
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.685
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.68 3.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20 1.807
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name BMW 8 Series Acura CL
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Five-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.07
 
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