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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Manual (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual 26 32 $22,302 $24,645
2-Door Convertible Manual SEQ 25 33 $23,207 $25,645
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $27,095 $29,600
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 21 30 $32,555 $35,600
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $42,475 $46,500
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 26 $33,555 $36,700
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 20 28 $39,200 $42,900
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $49,755 $54,500
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $25,460 $27,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $27,050 $29,550
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $31,830 $34,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 27 $33,420 $36,550
4-Door Sport Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $27,825 $30,400
4-Door Sport Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $29,415 $32,150
4-Door Sport Wagon RWD SULEV 325i 20 29 $27,825 $30,400
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 325i 20 29 $25,460 $27,800
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 29 $25,460 $27,800
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 20 29 $27,095 $29,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,302
$25,460
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,645
$27,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$411 / month
$463 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2-Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.3 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 48 91
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.0 54.4
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 49.8 56.6
Second Leg Room (in) - 34.6
Second Hip Room (in) - 56.6
Second Head Room (in) - 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 54.2
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 153.0 176.0
Height, Overall (in) 48.8 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 58
Wheelbase (in) 96.5 107.3
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 58
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 1.5 11.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.8 11.8 x - TBD -
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) 10.3 x 0.6 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) 12.7 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Assist Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/55R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size P185/55R15 P205/55R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45R16 P205/55R16
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2195 3219
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 433 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6400 184 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4400 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.5/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 29
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 4.23
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.66
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota MR2 Spyder BMW 3 Series
Body Style 2-Seat Roadster 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Dual Link Indep Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut type
 
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