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Selected Style X5 4-Door AWD 3.0i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 4-Door AWD 3.0i 15 21 $38,855 $42,500
X5 4-Door AWD 4.4i 16 22 $48,955 $53,600
X5 4-Door AWD 4.8is 16 21 $64,880 $71,100
4MATIC 4-Door 3.5L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 3.5L 16 20 $36,968 $39,750
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L 14 19 $45,105 $48,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,855
$36,968
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,500
$39,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$708 / month
$663 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.6 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 40.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 59.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 59.8
Front Leg Room (in) 39.3 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62 64.1
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 114.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.7 75.2
Track Width, Front (in) 62 64.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 8.3
Length, Overall (in) 183.7 188.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 67.5 69.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 29.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.0 72.4
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 -
Brakes
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 - TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
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) 12.8 x - TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 24.3 25.1
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 21.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 37.9
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/65R17 235/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/65R17 235/65HR17
Spare Tire Size P235/65R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4652 4623
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/182 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 5900 268 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 214 @ 3500 258 @ 2400-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 20
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.78 - TBD -
Trans Type 6 7
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain AWD 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.64 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.83 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.9
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.26 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA 2.64
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.13 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
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 - 8.0
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut-Type w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 8.0
Suspension Type - Rear Aluminum 4-Link 4-Arm Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Integrated w/Coil Springs
 
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