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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster 2.5i
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 2.5i 20 28 $31,850 $34,800
2-Door Roadster 3.0i 21 29 $38,220 $41,800
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 29 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 325i 19 27 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $28,435 $31,050
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $28,570 $31,200
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD SULEV 325i 19 27 $28,570 $31,200
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $29,025 $31,700
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 19 27 $29,025 $31,700
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $30,165 $32,950
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $32,665 $35,700
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $34,125 $37,300
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 29 $34,260 $37,450
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $35,670 $39,000
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $40,765 $44,600
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $43,225 $47,300
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $50,960 $55,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,850
$26,845
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,800
$29,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$580 / month
$488 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.3 37.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 47.6 90.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 54.4
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - 34.6
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 54.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 161.1 176
Height, Overall (in) 51.1 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 58.4
Wheelbase (in) 98.2 107.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 57.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.2 10.7
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.25 x - TBD - 11.8 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) 11.00 x - TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 16.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.7 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.0 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Assist Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/50R16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size NA P205/55R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2932 3307
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material NA Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 120
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 184 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System - TBD - EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.66
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 2.52
Trans Order Code NA 205
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 4.23
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW Z4 BMW 3 Series
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Arms w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Central Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Transverse Links w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Strut Type Strut type
 
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