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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster 318TIA 3-Door HB Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Automatic 318tiA 23 31 $19,215 $21,390
3-Door HB Manual 318ti 23 31 $19,215 $21,390
4-Door Sedan Automatic 318iA 22 31 $22,755 $25,950
4-Door Sedan Manual 318i 23 31 $22,755 $25,950
2-Door Coupe Automatic 318isA 22 31 $24,285 $27,700
2-Door Coupe Manual 318is 23 31 $24,285 $27,700
Z3 2-Door Roadster 1.9L 23 31 $25,915 $29,425
4-Door Sedan Automatic 328iA 19 27 $28,835 $32,900
4-Door Sedan Manual 328i 20 29 $28,835 $32,900
2-Door Coupe Automatic 328isA 19 27 $28,910 $32,990
2-Door Coupe Manual 328is 20 29 $28,910 $32,990
2-Door Convertible Automatic 318icA 22 31 $29,050 $33,150
2-Door Convertible Manual 318ic 23 31 $29,050 $33,150
Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.8L 19 27 $31,455 $35,900
2-Door Coupe Manual M3 20 28 $34,500 $39,380
4-Door Sedan Automatic M3SA 19 28 $34,500 $39,380
4-Door Sedan Manual M3S 19 28 $34,500 $39,380
2-Door Convertible Automatic 328icA 19 27 $36,260 $41,390
2-Door Convertible Manual 328ic 20 29 $36,260 $41,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,863
$19,215
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,300
$21,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$638 / month
$357 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2-Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 41.1
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.6
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 49 87.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 54.0
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 53.1
Second Leg Room (in) - 32.6
Second Hip Room (in) - 54.9
Second Head Room (in) - 37.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.0 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 55.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 165.0 165.7
Height, Overall (in) 51.0 54.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.0 55.6
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD - 15.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 0.8 10.7 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.9 11.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.0 13.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.0 34.1
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size N/A P185/65R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Rear Tire Size P295/40R20 P185/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/45R17 P185/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2856 2,833
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 10.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material N/A Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) N/A 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 221 @ 3100 133 @ 4300
Engine Order Code EGE NA
Displacement 3.5L/215 1.9L/116
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 214 @ 5850 138 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 23
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Electronic Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) N/A NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.86
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) N/A NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Automatic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.62
Trans Order Code DGB NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.89 4.44
Summary
Body Style 2-Seat Roadster 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Plymouth Prowler BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Coil Spring
 
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