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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
4-Door Sedan 320i RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
4-Door Sedan RWD 335i 23 33 $39,700 $43,150
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 335i 23 33 $39,700 $43,150
2-Door Coupe RWD 328i 18 28 $35,605 $38,700
2-Door Coupe RWD SULEV 328i 18 28 $35,605 $38,700
2-Door Coupe AWD 328i xDrive 17 25 $37,170 $40,400
2-Door Coupe AWD SULEV 328i xDrive 17 25 $37,170 $40,400
2-Door Coupe RWD 335i 18 27 $41,490 $45,100
2-Door Coupe AWD 335i xDrive 18 27 $43,055 $46,800
2-Door Coupe RWD 335is 18 26 $47,930 $52,100
2-Door Convertible 328i 18 27 $44,070 $47,900
2-Door Convertible SULEV 328i 18 27 $44,070 $47,900
2-Door Convertible 335i 23 33 $49,770 $54,100
2-Door Convertible 335is 18 26 $56,210 $61,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 328i xDrive 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
4-Door Sedan AWD SULEV 328i xDrive 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
4-Door Sedan AWD 335i xDrive 21 31 $41,540 $45,150
4-Door Sedan ActiveHybrid 3 25 33 $45,680 $49,650
4-Door Sedan AWD South Africa 335i xDrive 21 31 $41,540 $45,150
4-Door Sedan AWD South Africa 328i xDrive 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
4-Door Sedan AWD SULEV South Africa 328i xDrive 22 33 $35,740 $38,850
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa SULEV 328i 22 34 $33,900 $36,850
4-Door Sedan RWD 320i 24 36 $29,945 $32,550
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 320i 24 36 $29,945 $32,550
4-Door Sedan AWD 320i xDrive 23 35 $31,785 $34,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$29,945
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$66,800
$32,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1113 / month
$543 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 BMW 3-Series is safe, fuel-efficient, and well-connected, yet it delivers the class-leading performance and handling that enthusiasts have come to expect.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Minicompact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Front Head Room (in) 38 40.300
Front Shoulder Room (in) 49.3 55.100
Passenger Volume (ft³) 49.1 96.000
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 42.000
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 55.100
Front Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - 35.100
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 37.700
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62 60.300
Wheelbase (in) 101.4 110.600
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 71.300
Track Width, Front (in) 61.7 60.300
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 5.500
Length, Overall (in) 170.9 182.500
Height, Overall (in) 48.1 56.300
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 5.7 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 17.000
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.8 12.300 x - TBD -
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 -
Brake Type - Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 15.800
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.3 - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 15.100
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/40YR18 P225/50R18
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/35YR19 P225/50R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3046 3295
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 X 9.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Engine
Fuel System Sequential MPI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 4700 200 @ 1250 - 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5 L/211 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 276 @ 6400 180 @ 5000
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-6 Turbocharged Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 36
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 - TBD -
Trans Type 6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.83 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA 205
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) - NA
Summary
Body Style Coupe Sedan
Vehicle Name Lotus Evora BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.7 (Est) 6.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4.0 (Est) - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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