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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 23 $47,818 $54,750
4-Door Sedan L 17 23 $52,186 $59,750
4-Door Sedan Vanden Plas 17 23 $55,736 $63,800
4-Door Sedan Supercharged 12 20 $58,881 $67,400
318TIA 3-Door HB Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Automatic 318tiA 23 31 $19,215 $21,390
3-Door HB Manual 318ti 23 31 $19,215 $21,390
4-Door Sedan Automatic 318iA 22 31 $22,755 $25,950
4-Door Sedan Manual 318i 23 31 $22,755 $25,950
2-Door Coupe Automatic 318isA 22 31 $24,285 $27,700
2-Door Coupe Manual 318is 23 31 $24,285 $27,700
Z3 2-Door Roadster 1.9L 23 31 $25,915 $29,425
4-Door Sedan Automatic 328iA 19 27 $28,835 $32,900
4-Door Sedan Manual 328i 20 29 $28,835 $32,900
2-Door Coupe Automatic 328isA 19 27 $28,910 $32,990
2-Door Coupe Manual 328is 20 29 $28,910 $32,990
2-Door Convertible Automatic 318icA 22 31 $29,050 $33,150
2-Door Convertible Manual 318ic 23 31 $29,050 $33,150
Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.8L 19 27 $31,455 $35,900
2-Door Coupe Manual M3 20 28 $34,500 $39,380
4-Door Sedan Automatic M3SA 19 28 $34,500 $39,380
4-Door Sedan Manual M3S 19 28 $34,500 $39,380
2-Door Convertible Automatic 328icA 19 27 $36,260 $41,390
2-Door Convertible Manual 328ic 20 29 $36,260 $41,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$47,818
$19,215
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$54,750
$21,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$913 / month
$357 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 32.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.5 87.0
Second Hip Room (in) 60.3 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 54.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.3 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.1
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 20.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.8 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 55.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 197.8 165.7
Height, Overall (in) 53.1 54.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.0 55.6
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.1 15.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.1 11.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 0.78 10.7 x - TBD -
Brake Type Vacuum-assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.1 13.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 34.1
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.4
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60ZR16 P185/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60ZR16 P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size P225/60R16 P185/65R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3307 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3307 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4080 2,833
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.0 10.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 700 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 80
Engine
Displacement 4.0L/243 1.9L/116
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 245 @ 4800 138 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 289 @ 4000 133 @ 4300
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 31
Transmission
Trans Type 4-Speed 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.09 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48 1.62
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48 2.86
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name Jaguar XJ BMW 3 Series
Body Style 4 Door Sedan XJ6 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.81 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Fully Independent Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Fully Independent Coil Spring
 
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