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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 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 Sedan RWD 550i 15 22 $55,750 $60,600
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 535i xDrive 16 23 $51,475 $55,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,121
$42,275
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$54,070
$45,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$901 / month
$766 / month
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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 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 57.2
Front Leg Room (in) 43.5 41.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 39.1
Second Hip Room (in) 51.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.1 99.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 190.0 191.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 62.2
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.7 14.0
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
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 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.9-19.1 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 37.4
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 -
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/40ZR18 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
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
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3945 3505
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
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 - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 180
Engine
Displacement 4.6L/281 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 342 @ 6200 230 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 339 @ 3600 200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.86 1.66
Trans Type 8 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.18 3.94
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.72 2.46
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.94 3.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.46 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.85
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.60 4.32
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 460 BMW 5 Series
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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 Strut-Type
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.3 8.5
 
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