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Selected Style AS 5-Door Wagon w/Sunroof
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A 5-Door Wagon 21 28 $22,804 $24,400
AS 5-Door Wagon w/Sunroof 21 28 $22,804 $24,400
323i 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 323Ci 20 29 $26,250 $28,990
2-Door Coupe 328Ci 21 29 $30,750 $33,990
2-Door Convertible 323Ci 20 29 $31,650 $34,990
4-Door Sedan 323i 20 29 $24,450 $26,990
4-Door Sedan 328i 21 29 $30,220 $33,400
4-Door Wagon 323i 20 29 $26,440 $29,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,804
$24,450
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,400
$26,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$407 / month
$450 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 54.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 34.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89 91.0
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 54.4
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 176.6 176.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 27.6 -
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 55.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.1 58.6
Wheelbase (in) 100.5 107.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 20.1 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 57.3 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 4.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 33.5 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 61.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 11.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.87 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) - TBD - 11.26 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 15.4
Tires
Front Tire Size 195/60V15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size 124/90R15 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 195/60V15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2910 3153
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Turbo Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 1800-4800 181 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.9L/118.9 2.5/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5100 170 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.54 3.07
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
Trans Type 4 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.96 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 5dr Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volvo V40 BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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