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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 27 $21,081 $23,600
2-Door Coupe Automatic 21 26 $21,973 $24,600
2-Door Coupe Manual SH 22 27 $23,311 $26,100
325i 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $26,250 $28,990
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 21 30 $31,650 $34,990
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $41,020 $45,400
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 20 29 $32,550 $35,990
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 21 30 $38,320 $42,400
2-Door Convertible M3 16 24 $48,220 $53,400
4-Door Sedan 325i 20 29 $24,450 $26,990
4-Door Sedan 330i 21 30 $30,750 $33,990
4-Door Sport Wagon 325i 20 29 $26,620 $29,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,081
$24,450
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,600
$26,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$450 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.0 45.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 28.1 32.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 78.4 80.0
Second Hip Room (in) 41.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8 54.5
Second Head Room (in) 35.3 36.9
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 51.8 54.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 55.9
Wheelbase (in) 101.8 107.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.0 69.2
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 55.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 178.0 176.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.7 7.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.23 x 0.39 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.10 x 0.90 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.887 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.752 15.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/50VR16 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/50VR16 P205/55HR16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2954 3241
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System PGM-FI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 156 @ 5250 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.2L/132 2.5/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 7000 184 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.034 1.24
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.285 4.21
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.344 1.66
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.812 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.000 3.85
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.956 2.49
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.266 2.93
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Honda Prelude BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
 
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