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Selected Style A 5-Door Wagon
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A 5-Door Wagon 22 32 $23,080 $24,550
A SR 5-Door Wagon w/Sunroof 22 32 $23,080 $24,550
5-Door Wagon Sport Edition 22 32 $26,401 $28,400
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
$23,080
$24,450
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,550
$26,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$409 / month
$450 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
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 -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 32.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89 80.0
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 54.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 36.9
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 54.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 55.9
Wheelbase (in) 100.9 107.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - 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) 176.8 176.7
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) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 7.7
Brakes
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
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 Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 15.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 195/60V15 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 195/60V15 P205/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2822 3241
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.0
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 177 @ 1800 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.9L/118.9 2.5/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5100 184 @ 6000
Engine Type Turbo Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.54 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.24
Trans Description Cont. Automatic, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.21
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.66
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic 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
Summary
Body Style 5dr Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volvo V40 BMW 3 Series
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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