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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 525i RWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 525i 20 29 $40,200 $43,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 525xi 19 28 $42,225 $45,700
4-Door Sedan RWD 530i 20 29 $43,880 $47,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 530xi 19 28 $45,905 $49,700
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 530xiT 19 28 $48,110 $52,100
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 17 24 $54,000 $58,500
4-Door Sedan M5 12 18 $75,900 $82,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,564
$40,200
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,375
$43,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$873 / month
$725 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 57.2
Front Leg Room (in) 43.5 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 37.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.1 99.1
Second Hip Room (in) 51.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.0
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 62.3
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 113.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 190.0 191.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.7 14.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x - TBD - 12.6 x 0.79
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.1 x - TBD - 12.8 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.8 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 37.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Servotronic Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7-3.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.9-19.1 13.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/40ZR18 P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/40ZR18 P225/50R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3748 3396
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 319 @ 3400 185 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.3L/262 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 5600 215 @ 6250
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77 3.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.58 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30 4.32
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.66
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.95 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 2.46
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 430 BMW 5 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link 4-link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double-Pivot
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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