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Selected Style X5 4-Door AWD 3.0L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 4-Door AWD 3.0L 15 20 $35,170 $38,900
X5 4-Door AWD 4.4L 13 17 $44,620 $49,400
4-Door AWD 3.2L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door AWD 3.2L 17 21 $33,294 $35,800
4-Door AWD 4.3L 16 20 $41,106 $44,200
4-Door AWD 5.5L AMG 14 17 $61,287 $65,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,170
$33,294
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,900
$35,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$648 / month
$597 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Light-Duty Truck 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.6 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 58.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 39.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 57.9
Front Leg Room (in) 39.3 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 111.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.7 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.1 8.4
Length, Overall (in) 183.7 180.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 67.5 69.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 23.8 40.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 40.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 69.0 72.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 54.4 81.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 39.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.1 x 1.18 11.93 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.47 11.22 x 0.59
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 24.3 19
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 3.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 21.1 18.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 37
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/65HR17 255/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/65HR17 255/65R16
Spare Tire Size P235/65HR17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 1650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4519 4386
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 115
Engine
Displacement 3.0/182 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 5900 215 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 214 @ 3500 233 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 21
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain AWD 4 Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.71 3.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.80 2.41
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.69
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.25 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA 2.64
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.09 3.93
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.76 1.49
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW X5 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Body Style 4 Door Hard Top 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Pivot Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut-Type w/Torsion Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Aluminum 4-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Integrated w/Coil Springs
 
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