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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 26 N/A $66,800
2-Door Coupe S 17 26 N/A $77,100
2-Door Coupe 2+2 18 26 N/A $68,300
2-Door Coupe S 2+2 17 26 N/A $78,600
2-Door Coupe 128i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 128i N/A N/A $28,980 $31,500
2-Door Coupe 135i N/A N/A $36,430 $39,600
2-Door Convertible 128i N/A N/A $34,225 $37,200
2-Door Convertible 135i N/A N/A $40,850 $44,400
2-Door Convertible 135is N/A N/A $44,390 $48,250
2-Door Coupe 135is N/A N/A $40,065 $43,550
2-Door Coupe SULEV 128i N/A N/A $28,980 $31,500
2-Door Convertible SULEV 128i N/A N/A $34,225 $37,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$28,980
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$66,800
$31,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1113 / month
$525 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 BMW 1-Series is part small luxury coupe, part sports car, and if you're okay with a tight interior and a sometimes-frustrating iDrive, you'll find happiness.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Minicompact Cars Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 49.3 54.000
Passenger Volume (ft³) 49.1 86.000
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 41.400
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Head Room (in) 38 37.900
Second Leg Room (in) - 32.000
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 37.100
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 53.400
Front Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.7 58.300
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 170.9 172.200
Height, Overall (in) 48.1 56.000
Track Width, Rear (in) 62 59.600
Wheelbase (in) 101.4 104.700
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 68.800
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 5.7 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 10.000
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) 13.1 11.800 x - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.8 11.800 x - TBD -
Brake Type - Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 14.000
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.3 35.100
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.000
Tires
Rear Tire Size P255/35YR19 P205/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/40YR18 P205/50R17
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3046 3252
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 X 9.5 17 x 7.0
Engine
Displacement 3.5 L/211 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 276 @ 6400 230 @ 6500
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-6 Gas I6
Fuel System Sequential MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 4700 200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 - TBD -
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.660
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.83 3.940
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 2.460
Trans Order Code NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.230
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 0.850
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 4.320
Clutch Size (in) - - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.230
Summary
Vehicle Name Lotus Evora BMW 1 Series
Body Style Coupe Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.7 (Est) - TBD -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4.0 (Est) - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 180
 
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