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Selected Style Z4 2-Door Roadster 2.5i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Z4 2-Door Roadster 2.5i 20 28 $30,280 $33,100
Z4 2-Door Roadster 3.0i 21 29 $36,790 $40,250
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 1.8T 22 31 $22,684 $25,100
4-Door Sedan CVT 1.8T 23 29 $23,806 $26,250
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual 1.8T 21 29 $24,434 $26,850
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Manual 1.8T 21 29 $25,324 $27,850
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Automatic 1.8T 20 28 $25,556 $28,000
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Automatic 1.8T 20 28 $26,446 $29,000
4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L 20 28 $28,681 $31,740
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual 3.0L 18 25 $29,409 $32,440
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Manual 3.0L 18 25 $30,299 $33,440
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Automatic 3.0L 18 26 $30,431 $33,490
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Automatic 3.0L 18 26 $31,321 $34,490
2-Door Cabriolet CVT 1.8T 23 30 $31,549 $34,950
2-Door Cabriolet CVT 3.0L 20 27 $37,368 $41,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,280
$22,684
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,100
$25,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$552 / month
$418 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.3 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 57.0 90.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 55.1
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - 34.3
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.2
Length, Overall (in) 161.0 179.0
Height, Overall (in) 50.1 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 60.1
Wheelbase (in) 98.2 104.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 69.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.2 13.4
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.25 x - TBD - 11.3 x 0.39
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) 11.0 x - TBD - 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.7 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.0 36.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/50R16 P205/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50R16 P205/65HR15
Spare Tire Size Compact P205/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2932 3252
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 120
Engine
Displacement 2.5/152 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 170 @ 5900
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 166 @ 1950
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.43
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 2.18
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 3.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW Z4 Audi A4
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Arms w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Central Link Trapezoidal Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Transverse Links w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Strut Type Four Link
 
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