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Selected Style A SR 4-Door Sedan w/Sunroof
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A 4-Door Sedan 22 30 $22,466 $23,900
A SR 4-Door Sedan w/Sunroof 22 30 $22,466 $23,900
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $26,640 $29,100
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 21 30 $32,000 $34,990
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $41,930 $45,900
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $33,010 $36,100
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 20 28 $38,745 $42,400
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $49,210 $53,900
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $24,820 $27,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $26,415 $28,850
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 21 30 $31,090 $33,990
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 27 $32,685 $35,740
4-Door Sport Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $27,005 $29,500
4-Door Sport Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $28,595 $31,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,466
$24,820
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,900
$27,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$398 / month
$452 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 32.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100 91.0
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 54.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 45.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 69.2
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 55.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 177.8 176.7
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 54.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 55.9
Wheelbase (in) 100.9 107.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 11.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 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) - TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 16.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size 195/60VR15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 195/60VR15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact P205/55R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2767 3219
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 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) - TBD - 120
Engine
Displacement 1.9L/119 2.5/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5250 184 @ 6000
Engine Type Turbo Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 177 @ 1800 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.66
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.54 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.23
Summary
Vehicle Name Volvo S40 BMW 3 Series
Body Style 4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts MacPherson Strut
 
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