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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
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 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 Sedan 6-Speed Manual 540i 15 23 $48,670 $53,900
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual M5 13 21 $62,620 $69,400
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 Sport Wagon Automatic 540iAT 15 21 $48,290 $53,480
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,080
$32,020
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,550
$35,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$409 / month
$590 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 34.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89 93.0
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 56.8
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 56.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 60.1
Wheelbase (in) 100.9 111.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 70.9
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 176.8 188.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 11.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 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) - TBD - 11.7 x 0.87
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) 15.8 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) 3.1 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 17.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact P225/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 195/60V15 P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 195/60V15 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) 2822 3450
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 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) 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
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 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 - 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.54 3.15
Summary
Body Style 5dr Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volvo V40 BMW 5 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
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/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 4-link Integral
 
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