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Selected Style 2.4 A 4-Door Sedan Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
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
2.4 M 4-Door Sedan Manual 21 28 $24,960 $26,550
2.4T A SR 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof 21 28 $28,062 $29,850
T5 A SR 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof 20 27 $29,942 $31,850
T5 M 4-Door Sedan Manual 21 28 $29,942 $31,850
525i 4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual 525i 20 29 $32,020 $35,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic 525iA 19 27 $32,020 $35,400
4-Door Sport Wagon 5-Speed Manual 525iT 19 27 $33,640 $37,200
4-Door Sport Wagon Automatic 525iAT 19 26 $33,640 $37,200
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual 530i 21 30 $35,620 $39,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic 530iA 18 26 $35,620 $39,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic 540iA 18 24 $46,150 $51,100
4-Door Sport Wagon Automatic 540iAT 15 21 $48,290 $53,480
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual 540i 15 23 $48,670 $53,900
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual M5 13 21 $62,620 $69,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,960
$32,020
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,550
$35,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$443 / month
$590 / 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
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 34.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94 93.0
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 56.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.2 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.9 60.1
Wheelbase (in) 106.9 111.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.0 70.9
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 180.2 188.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 11.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x - TBD - 11.7 x 0.79
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 - 11.7 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 37.1
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 - 17.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact P225/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P225/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3230 3450
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 7
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
Fuel System EFI EFI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.00 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
Clutch Size (in) NA - 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 Electronic 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
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volvo S60 BMW 5 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 4-link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
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/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .91 - TBD -
 
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