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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan ES Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 27 34 $13,908 $14,599
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 25 31 $14,766 $15,499
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 27 34 $15,337 $16,099
4-Door Sedan Manual OZ-Rally 27 34 $16,100 $16,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 25 31 $16,194 $16,999
4-Door Sedan Automatic OZ-Rally 25 31 $16,956 $17,799
4-Door Sedan Manual Ralliart 23 29 $18,100 $18,999
4-Door Sedan Automatic Ralliart 22 29 $18,958 $19,899
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution RS 19 25 $27,029 $28,679
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution IX 19 25 $29,593 $31,399
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution MR Edition 18 24 $33,165 $35,189
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 30 $28,300 $30,900
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 30 $28,300 $30,900
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $29,575 $32,300
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 19 27 $29,575 $32,300
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 28 $30,030 $32,800
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 325xi 19 28 $31,665 $34,600
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $33,485 $36,600
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $34,395 $37,600
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 19 28 $35,215 $38,500
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $36,215 $39,600
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $41,040 $44,900
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $44,680 $48,900
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $51,685 $56,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,908
$28,300
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,599
$30,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$243 / month
$515 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.6 34.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.9 93.0
Second Hip Room (in) 50.2 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 55.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.2 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.2 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.8 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 180.5 178.2
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 108.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.3 12.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.8 x 0.79
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x - TBD - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.19 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Assist Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size P125/70D15 N/A
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2745 3285
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel N/A
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - N/A
Rear Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 85 185
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5500 215 @ 6250
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4250 185 @ 2750
Engine Order Code 4G94 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.66
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.46
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 4.32
Summary
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Lancer BMW 3 Series
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut type
 
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