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Selected Style 2010 Kia Spectra 4-Door Sedan 528i RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 18 28 $42,275 $45,950
4-Door Sedan AWD 528i xDrive 17 25 $44,390 $48,250
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 17 26 $47,150 $51,250
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 16 25 $49,265 $53,550
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 535i xDrive 16 23 $51,475 $55,950
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 15 22 $55,750 $60,600
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TCC's Bottom Line Whether as a sedan or wagon, the 2010 BMW 5-Series is a distinctly sportier, tech-savvy alternative to luxury rivals-without giving up any comfort.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 28 mpg
EPA Classification Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 113.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 191.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4
Steering Type Servotronic Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.7
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Size P225/50R17
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3505
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 230 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas I6
Fuel System EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA
Displacement 3.0L/183
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.46
Trans Order Code NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.32
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66
Trans Type 6
Body Style 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Pivot
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut-Type
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.5
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