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Selected Style 4-Door HB
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB 18 28 N/A $78,100
4-Door HB 4 18 27 N/A $82,800
4-Door HB S 17 27 N/A $93,200
4-Door HB S e-Hybrid 22 30 N/A $99,000
4-Door HB 4S 17 27 N/A $98,300
4-Door HB GTS 16 24 N/A $113,400
4-Door HB Turbo 15 24 N/A $141,300
4-Door HB 4S Executive 17 26 N/A $125,600
4-Door HB Turbo Executive 15 24 N/A $161,100
4-Door HB Turbo S 15 24 N/A $180,300
4-Door HB Turbo S Executive 15 24 N/A $200,500
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
N/A
$67,710
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$73,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1227 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Porsche Panamera adds to the desirability of an already heady mix of performance, style, and functionality. 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 28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 57.4
Front Head Room (in) 38 40.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.9 59.2
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 38.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 38.5
Front Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 106
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 65.3 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 197.4 199.8
Height, Overall (in) 55.8 58.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.4 65.0
Wheelbase (in) 115 120.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76 74.9
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 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 13.6 x 0.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake Type - Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 21.7
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.3 40.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 17.100
Tires
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/45YR18 P245/50R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/50YR18 P245/50R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4850 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4850 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 485 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 728 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3902 4310
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 9 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Engine
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-6 Turbocharged Gas I6
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3750 330 @ 1300-4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.6 L/220 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 310 @ 6200 315 @ 5800
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.59 0.839
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.667
Trans Description Cont. Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.97 4.714
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70 3.077
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.01 2.106
Trans Type 7 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.285
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.57 3.295
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.143
Trans Order Code 250 NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.667
Clutch Size (in) - NA
Summary
Body Style Hatchback Sedan
Vehicle Name Porsche Panamera BMW 7 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Integral-V
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.3 (Est) 8.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 10.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 210
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - - TBD -
 
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