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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 525i 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 525i 19 28 $36,380 $39,800
4-Door Sedan 530i 20 30 $41,020 $44,900
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Automatic 545iA 18 26 $50,210 $55,000
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual 545i 17 24 $50,210 $55,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,602
$36,380
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,300
$39,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$822 / month
$663 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 57.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 37.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98 99.1
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 57.3
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 191.5 190.6
Height, Overall (in) 57.3 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 62.3
Wheelbase (in) 113.4 113.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.5 14.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14 x .57 12.6 x .8
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14 x .55 12.2 x .9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 37.5
Steering Type Pwr Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.37 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 14
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/45WR18 P225/55VR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QKR NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45WR18 P225/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code QKR NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3850 3428
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 395 @ 4800 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code LS6 NA
Displacement 5.7L/348 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 400 @ 6000 184 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.66 4.35
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.66
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again Tremec NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.90 3.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.78 2.50
Trans Order Code MN6 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS-V BMW 5 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 4-link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Performance NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Pivot
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Performance w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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