1999 BMW 7-Series 4-Door Sedan 740iA Specs

4-Door Sedan 740iA
MSRP based on 740IA 4-Door Sedan

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 17 mpg City/23 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V8, 4.4L
EPA Class Mid-Size
Style Name Sedan
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 5-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/Adaptive Transmission Control (ATC)


EPA Classification Mid-Size
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4255
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 60.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 115.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.5
Length, Overall (in) 196.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23

Performance Specs

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 282 @ 5700
Displacement 4.4L/268
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 3900
Fuel System EFI
Engine Type Gas V8
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.10
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.51
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93
Trans Order Code NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9
Rear Tire Size P235/60R16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size P235/60R16
Front Tire Size P235/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Four-Link

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Driver/front passenger air bags supplemental restraint system...
Front seat door-mounted chest-area side impact airbags
Front seat side impact tube-deployed head protection system (HPS)
Integrated deployment-inc: safety belt tensioners, airbags, post...
Impact sensor-inc: automatic door unlocking, interior lights,...
Airbag deployed automatic fuel cut-off
Ergonomic seat belt system-inc: front seatbelt automatic height...
Automatic front seatbelt tensioners/force limiters
Child seat restraint automatic locking retractors on all belts
Child-safety rear door locks
All season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control
Front/rear head restraints
9-MPH body-color hydraulic energy-absorbing bumpers
Side impact interlocking door anchoring system
Programmable daytime running lights
Rear seat backrest first aid kit


Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 6
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 50,000
Roadside Assistance Years 4

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -