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2-Door Roadster sDrive30i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster sDrive30i 18 28 $43,655 $47,450
2-Door Roadster sDrive35i 19 26 $49,080 $53,350
2-Door Roadster sDrive35is 17 24 $57,500 $62,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$43,655
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$47,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$791 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.4
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 BMW Z4 is an exhilarating sports car, and one of the better choices for touring, but next to other roadsters it's pricey.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 18 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
39.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2
Passenger Capacity
2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
167.0
Height, Overall (in)
50.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4
Wheelbase (in)
98.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.9/6.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 0.8
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45R17
Spare Tire Size
NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3241
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
147
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 2600
Engine Order Code
NA
Displacement
3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
255 @ 6600
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.50
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31
Trans Type
6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.01
Trans Order Code
NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Dr Conv
Vehicle Name
BMW Z4
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut-Type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Double-Pivot
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Central Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5

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