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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 328i RWD SULEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 328i 20 29 $29,810 $32,400
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 328i 20 29 $29,810 $32,400
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 328i 20 29 $29,810 $32,400
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD 328i 20 30 $31,465 $34,200
4-Door Sedan AWD 328xi 19 28 $31,555 $34,300
4-Door Sedan AWD SULEV 328xi 19 28 $31,555 $34,300
2-Door Coupe RWD 328i 20 29 $32,475 $35,300
2-Door Coupe RWD SULEV 328i 20 29 $32,475 $35,300
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 328xi 19 28 $33,210 $36,100
2-Door Coupe AWD 328xi 19 28 $34,130 $37,100
2-Door Coupe AWD SULEV 328xi 19 28 $34,130 $37,100
4-Door Sedan RWD 335i 19 29 $35,790 $38,900
2-Door Coupe RWD 335i 19 29 $37,535 $40,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 335xi N/A N/A $37,535 $40,800
2-Door Convertible 328i 19 29 $39,745 $43,200
2-Door Convertible SULEV 328i 19 29 $39,745 $43,200
2-Door Convertible 335i 19 28 $45,170 $49,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,676
$29,810
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,470
$32,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$558 / month
$540 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 55.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 34.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.4 93.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 191.1 178.2
Height, Overall (in) 57.3 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.7 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 109.3 108.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 59.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.7 12.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.06 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.79
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.65 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.94
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/55R17 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55R17 P205/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3580 3340
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System SFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 4700 200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/210 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 272 @ 6200 230 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.15 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.46
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.69 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.61 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30 4.32
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.66
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus ES 350 BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Dual-Link 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.) MacPherson Strut NA
 
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