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Selected Style Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.5i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.5i 20 27 $28,645 $31,300
Z3 2-Door Roadster 3.0i 21 29 $34,650 $37,900
2-Door Roadster M 3.2L 17 25 $42,010 $45,990
Z3 2-Door Coupe 3.0i 21 29 $34,465 $37,700
2-Door Coupe M 3.2L 17 25 $41,100 $44,990
2-Door Roadster 5-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 5-Speed Manual 19 27 $37,121 $42,600
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic 17 25 $37,121 $42,600
2-Door Roadster 6-Speed Manual S 18 26 $45,001 $51,600
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic S 17 25 $45,001 $51,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,645
$37,121
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,300
$42,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$522 / month
$710 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 47.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 51.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 96.3 95.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 55.6 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 159.4 171.0
Height, Overall (in) 50.9 50.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.0 11.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD - 11.5 x 0.8
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x - TBD - 11.7 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.5 16.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.4 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.75 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/50R16 P205/55ZR16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50R16 P225/50ZR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2899 2778
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 192 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5/152 2.7L/164
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 217 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 19
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 3.50
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.43
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 3.44
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name BMW Z3 Porsche Boxster
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - .91
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-Trailing Arm Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Strut Type Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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