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Selected Style LT A SR 2-Door Coupe Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
HT M SR 2-Door Coupe Manual 20 28 $35,489 $39,395
HT A SR 2-Door Coupe Automatic 20 27 $36,474 $40,370
LT A SR 2-Door Coupe Automatic 20 27 $30,964 $33,925
LT A CV 2-Door Convertible Automatic 20 27 $39,529 $43,395
318TI 3-Door HB Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 328is 20 29 $29,265 $33,200
4-Door Sedan 328i 20 29 $29,725 $33,400
3-Door HB Automatic 318tiA 23 31 $21,100 $23,300
2-Door Coupe Automatic 323isA 19 27 $25,330 $28,700
2-Door Convertible Automatic 323icA 19 27 $30,580 $34,700
4-Door Sedan 323i 20 29 $23,530 $26,400
2-Door Coupe Manual 323is 21 31 $25,330 $28,700
2-Door Convertible Manual 328ic 20 29 $36,530 $41,500
2-Door Convertible Manual 323ic 21 31 $30,580 $34,700
2-Door Coupe Manual M3 19 26 $34,955 $39,700
3-Door HB Manual 318ti 23 32 $21,100 $23,300
2-Door Coupe Automatic 328isA 20 27 $29,265 $33,200
2-Door Convertible Automatic 328icA 20 27 $36,530 $41,500
2-Door Convertible Manual M3 19 26 $40,375 $45,900
2-Door Convertible Automatic M3 17 25 $40,375 $45,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,964
$21,100
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,925
$23,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$565 / month
$388 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 32.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 66.5 87.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 54.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.0
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.1
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 55.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 185.7 165.7
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 54.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 55.6
Wheelbase (in) 104.9 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 15.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD - 11.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x - TBD - 10.7 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) 17.9 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.4
Tires
Rear Tire Size 225/45ZR17 P225/50WR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/45ZR17 P225/50WR16
Spare Tire Size Compact P225/50WR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3601 2778
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 80
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/149 1.9L/116
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 5100 138 @ 6000
Engine Type Turbo Gas I5 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 199 @ 1800 133 @ 4300
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 32
Transmission
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.95 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.56 3.45
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.61 4.23
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.66
Summary
Vehicle Name Volvo C70 BMW 3 Series
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Delta-Link Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Coil Spring
 
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