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Selected Style 4-Door Wagon Linear
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Linear 22 29 $21,841 $22,990
4-Door Wagon Aero 20 26 $25,603 $26,950
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $29,025 $31,700
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 19 27 $29,025 $31,700
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $34,125 $37,300
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $43,225 $47,300
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $35,670 $39,000
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $40,765 $44,600
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $50,960 $55,800
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 325i 19 27 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 29 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $28,435 $31,050
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $32,665 $35,700
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 29 $34,260 $37,450
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $28,570 $31,200
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD SULEV 325i 19 27 $28,570 $31,200
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $30,165 $32,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,841
$26,845
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,990
$29,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$488 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 34.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 37.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 54.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 54.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.4 90.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 175.6 176
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 55.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 58.4
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 107.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 27.9 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 10.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Assist Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact P205/55R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3070 3219
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 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) 75 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 184 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.5L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 29
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.52
Trans Order Code MAN NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 4.23
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.66
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 1.00
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Saab 9-2X BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Dual Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut type
 
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