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Selected Style 4-Door HB
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Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB GTS 16 23 $99,720 $111,000
4-Door HB 18 27 $68,085 $75,850
4-Door HB S 16 24 $82,035 $91,350
4-Door HB S Hybrid 22 30 $86,355 $96,150
4-Door HB 4 18 26 $72,225 $80,450
4-Door HB 4S 16 24 $86,535 $96,350
4-Door HB Turbo 15 23 $124,605 $138,650
4-Door HB Turbo S 15 23 $157,590 $175,300
4-Door HB Platinum Edition 18 27 $72,270 $80,500
4-Door HB 4 Platinum Edition 18 26 $77,580 $86,400
4-Door Sedan 740i RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 740i 19 28 $67,710 $73,600
4-Door Sedan RWD 740Li 19 28 $71,390 $77,600
4-Door Sedan RWD 750i 17 25 $79,855 $86,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 750i xDrive 16 24 $82,615 $89,800
4-Door Sedan RWD 750Li 16 24 $83,260 $90,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 750Li xDrive 16 24 $86,020 $93,500
4-Door Sedan RWD ActiveHybrid 7 L N/A N/A $77,555 $84,300
4-Door Sedan RWD 760Li 13 20 $129,445 $140,700
4-Door Sedan AWD 740Li xDrive 19 28 $74,150 $80,600
4-Door Sedan SWB RWD ALPINA B7 16 24 $117,850 $128,100
4-Door Sedan SWB AWD ALPINA B7 xDrive 16 24 $120,610 $131,100
4-Door Sedan LWB RWD ALPINA B7 16 24 $121,440 $132,000
4-Door Sedan LWB AWD ALPINA B7 xDrive 16 24 $124,200 $135,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$68,085
$67,710
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,850
$73,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1264 / month
$1227 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Porsche Panamera continues the success of the brand's unusual-looking fastback sport sedan. The 2013 BMW 7-Series is exceptionally fleet-footed for such a spacious, luxurious, and technologically advanced car.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Car Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 40.6
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.9 59.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.0 106
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 57.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.3
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.4 65.0
Wheelbase (in) 114.9 120.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.0 74.9
Track Width, Front (in) 65.3 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 195.7 199.8
Height, Overall (in) 55.8 58.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 44.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 15.7 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 14.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x 1.4 14.7 x 1.4
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) 13.0 x 1.1 13.6 x 0.9
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 21.7
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.8 - 17.1 17.100
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.3 40.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/45R18 P245/50R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/50R18 P245/50R18
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3880 4310
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.0 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) NA 210
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas I6
Fuel System Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3750 330 @ 1300-4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.6L/220 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 6200 315 @ 5800
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.143
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.59 0.839
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.077
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.667
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.97 4.714
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.01 2.106
Trans Type 7 8
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.285
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.57 3.295
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.667
Summary
Body Style Hatchback Sedan
Vehicle Name Porsche Panamera BMW 7 Series
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A NA
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Integral-V
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.7 8.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 - TBD -
 
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