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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster sDrive28i
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster sDrive28i 22 34 $45,035 $48,950
2-Door Roadster sDrive35i 19 26 $52,395 $56,950
2-Door Roadster sDrive35is 17 24 $60,535 $65,800
5-Door Wagon
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 14 19 $59,466 $63,600
4-Door Sedan 14 19 $59,466 $63,600
5-Door Wagon 14 19 $59,466 $63,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,035
$59,466
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,950
$63,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$816 / month
$1060 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 BMW Z4 offers a pleasant balance of luxury, comfort, and sport, but it is at the pricier end of the roadster spectrum.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seaters Small Station Wagon
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.80
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 56.73
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.44
Second Hip Room (in) - 52.99
Second Head Room (in) - 37.10
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 54.72
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 96.5
Front Hip Room (in) - 53.74
Second Leg Room (in) - 36.06
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 62.10
Wheelbase (in) 98.3 113.40
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.5 72.50
Track Width, Front (in) 59.5 62.00
Length, Overall (in) 166.9 192.00
Height, Overall (in) 50.8 58.00
Min Ground Clearance (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 8 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 58.00
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 25.40
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 15.00 x 1.26
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) 11.8 14.70 x 1.10
Brake Type - Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 18.00
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 37.90
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.70
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/45VR17 255/40R19
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA Q42
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/45VR17 285/35R19
Rear Tire Order Code NA Q42
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3263 4398
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 8 19 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 8 19 x 9.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 170 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.0 L/122 6.2L/376
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 5000 556 @ 6100
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Supercharged Gas V8
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 1250 551 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA LSA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 14
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.08 3.73
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.30
Trans Type 6 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.35 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.78
Trans Order Code ZMT MN6
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.63
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.68 2.66
Clutch Size (in) - - TBD -
Summary
Body Style Roadster 5 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name BMW Z4 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front Strut Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - 1.14
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - 0.94
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.9 11.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 3
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 12.4
 
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