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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual
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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 Head Room (in) 35.3 36.9
Passenger Capacity 4 5
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
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 178.0 176.7
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 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.7 7.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
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
Front Tire Size P205/50VR16 P205/55HR16
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
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
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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.266 2.93
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
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 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
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Honda Prelude BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
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 -
 
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