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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
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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 -
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 24.3 19
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 3.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/65HR17 255/65R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 1650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 750
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4519 4386
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 214 @ 3500 233 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0/182 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 5900 215 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 17
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Hard Top 4 Door
Vehicle Name BMW X5 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Suspension
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
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
 
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