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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GX 24 32 $16,647 $17,805
2-Door Coupe GL1 24 32 $18,167 $19,855
2-Door Coupe GL2 20 29 $19,288 $21,080
2-Door Coupe GLS 20 29 $20,267 $22,395
4-Door Sedan GX 24 32 $16,647 $17,805
4-Door Sedan GL1 24 32 $17,938 $19,605
4-Door Sedan GL2 20 29 $19,288 $21,080
4-Door Sedan GLS 20 29 $20,041 $22,145
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $26,640 $29,100
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 21 30 $32,000 $34,990
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $41,930 $45,900
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $33,010 $36,100
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 20 28 $38,745 $42,400
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $49,210 $53,900
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $24,820 $27,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $26,415 $28,850
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 21 30 $31,090 $33,990
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 27 $32,685 $35,740
4-Door Sport Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $27,005 $29,500
4-Door Sport Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $28,595 $31,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,647
$24,820
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,805
$27,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$297 / month
$452 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 45.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 50.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 32.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.0 91.0
Second Hip Room (in) 50.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 186.7 176.7
Height, Overall (in) 54.5 54.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 55.9
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 107.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 69.2
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 55.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 11.0
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) 10.9 x 0.4 11.6 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) 10.9 x 1.0 11.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.1 16.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/60R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 P205/55R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3021 3219
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x -TBD- 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) -TBD- - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) -TBD- 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD- - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas 4-cyl Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.5/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 184 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 20
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) -TBD- 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) -TBD- 2.52
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) -TBD- 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) -TBD- 4.23
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) -TBD- 1.66
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Alero BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Tri-Link w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- - TBD -
 
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