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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon 1.9L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon 1.9L 22 29 $24,190 $25,700
5-Door Wagon 1.9L w/Sunroof 22 29 $24,190 $25,700
5-Door Wagon 1.9L LSE 22 29 $28,087 $29,845
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $27,915 $30,500
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $33,650 $36,800
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $34,560 $37,800
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $40,290 $44,100
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 20 29 $27,915 $30,500
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $43,020 $47,100
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $50,755 $55,600
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 325i 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $27,325 $29,850
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $32,190 $35,200
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 29 $33,785 $36,950
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $28,190 $30,800
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD SULEV 325i 20 29 $28,190 $30,800
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $29,780 $32,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,190
$25,730
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,700
$28,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$428 / month
$468 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 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 90.8
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 54.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 178.0 176.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 55.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 58.4
Wheelbase (in) 101.0 107.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 57.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
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) 68.1 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 10.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 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) 10.1 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 16.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Assist Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size 195/60HR15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact P205/55R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 195/60HR15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2822 3219
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 7.0
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
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
Engine Type Turbo Gas I4 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 177 @ 1800 - 5000 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.9L/118.9 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5500 184 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.00 2.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.44 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.32 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.77 4.23
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 1.66
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.04
Summary
Body Style 5 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volvo V40 BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 - TBD -
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 Strut type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
 
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