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Selected Style 2.4 M 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.4 M 4-Door Sedan Manual 21 28 $24,960 $26,550
2.4 A 4-Door Sedan Automatic 21 28 $24,960 $26,550
2.4 A SR 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof 21 28 $24,960 $26,550
2.4T A SR 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof 21 28 $28,062 $29,850
T5 M 4-Door Sedan Manual 21 28 $29,942 $31,850
T5 A SR 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof 20 27 $29,942 $31,850
325i 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $26,250 $28,990
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 21 30 $31,650 $34,990
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $41,020 $45,400
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 20 29 $32,550 $35,990
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 21 30 $38,320 $42,400
2-Door Convertible M3 16 24 $48,220 $53,400
4-Door Sedan 325i 20 29 $24,450 $26,990
4-Door Sedan 330i 21 30 $30,750 $33,990
4-Door Sport Wagon 325i 20 29 $26,620 $29,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,960
$24,450
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,550
$26,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$443 / month
$450 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 32.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94 80.0
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 54.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 45.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.9 55.9
Wheelbase (in) 106.9 107.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.0 69.2
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 55.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 180.2 176.7
Height, Overall (in) 56.2 54.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 7.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 16.6
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 34.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3230 3241
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 4500 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L 2.5/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 168 @ 5900 184 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I5 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System EFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.21
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.66
Trans Type 5-speed 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 - 3.85
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.49
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.00 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.24
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volvo S60 BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
 
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