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1997 BMW 540 iA

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Showing the 1997 BMW 540 iA 4dr Sedan
$1,111-$7,343 Current Listing Price
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Overview

Seats 5
Door Count 4
Engine 282-hp, 4.4-liter V-8 (premium)
Transmission 5-speed automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Combined MPG 19
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 48 mo/50,000 mi

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Exterior (9)
Interior (4)

Packages

Specifications

S
STANDARD
O
OPTIONAL
Engine 282-hp, 4.4-liter V-8 (premium)
Transmission 5-speed automatic w/OD
Full size spare tire S
Full range traction control S
3 point rear center seatbelt S
Locking fuel flap included with power door locks S
Adjustable front head restraints S
Security system S
Height adjustable front seatbelts S
4 wheel disc brakes S
Panic alarm S
Driver front side impact airbags S
Power door locks S
Immobilizer S
Traction control S
Front seatbelt pretensioners S
Rear child safety locks S
ABS S
4-wheel disc brakes S
Remote keyless entry S
ABS brakes S
4 wheel ventilated disc brakes S
Power adjustable front head restraints S
Dual front impact airbags S
Engine 4.4L V-8 DOHC 282hp
Engine torque 310 lb.-ft. @ 3,900RPM
Transmission electronic control S
Engine horsepower 282-hp @ 5,700RPM
Automatic transmission 5 speed
Engine bore x stroke 3.62" x 3.26"
Recommended fuel premium unleaded
Sequential multi-point fuel injection S
Fuel tank capacity 18 gal.
Mode select transmission S
# of valves 32
Fuel economy city 18 mpg
Engine liters 4.4
Cylinder configuration V-8
Overdrive S
Stainless steel exhaust S
5 speed automatic transmission S
Axle ratio 2.81
Fuel economy highway 24 mpg
Wheelbase 111.4"
Front legroom 41.7"
Cruising RPM 1
Front headroom 37.4"
Maximum interior cargo volume 16.2 cu.ft.
Front hiproom 56.8"
Rear hiproom 55.9"
Engine horsepower 282hp @ 5,700RPM
Engine bore x stroke 92.0mm x 82.7mm (3.62" x 3.26")
Passenger volume 93.0 cu.ft.
Interior cargo volume 16.2 cu.ft.
Front tread 59.5"
Front shoulder room 58.0"
Rear headroom 37.5"
Engine torque 310 lb.-ft. @ 3,900RPM
Exterior body width 70.9"
Drag coefficient .31
GVWR 4,762 lbs.
Turning radius 18.7'
Rear shoulder room 58.5"
Rear legroom 34.2"
Curb weight 3,803 lbs.
Engine displacement 268 cu.in.
Exterior length 188.0"
Exterior height 56.5"
Rear tread 60.1"
Alloy wheels S
Front anti-roll bar S
Front tires 225/55HR16.0
Speed-sensing steering S
Rear tires 225/55HR16.0
Power steering S
Rear anti-roll bar S
Four wheel independent suspension S
Number of doors 4
Chrome bodyside insert S
Chrome grille S
Spoiler S
Body-color or chrome door handles S
Rear bumper rub strip S
Body-colored bumpers S
Grille chrome
Heated door mirrors S
Front bumper rub strip S
Power door mirrors S
Rear cargo trunk
Bodyside moldings S
Chrome side window moldings S
Manual folding door mirrors S
Rocker panel extensions S
Body-color or chrome door mirrors S
Chrome rear bumper insert S
Chrome front bumper insert S
Door mirror memory S
Underseat ducts S
Seatback storage pockets S
Passenger door bin S
Driver door bin S
Cell phone O
Power sunroof S
Illuminated passenger vanity mirror S
Air conditioning S
Sliding and tilting sunroof S
1-touch down S
Rear door bins S
Illuminated driver vanity mirror S
Air filter S
Covered floor storage S
Rear cupholder S
Day-night rearview mirror S
Sunroof sunshade S
Glass sunroof S
Garage door transmitter O
Remote keyless entry S
Full floor console S
Memory seat S
Front dual zone A/C S
Front cupholder S
Automatic temperature control S
Driver's footrest S
12V DC power outlet 1
Power windows S
Retained accessory power S
Navigation system O
Locking glove box S
Auto-dimming rearview mirror S
Cruise control S
Remote window controls S
Head restraints memory S
Remote sunroof/convertible roof controls S
Telescoping steering wheel S
Memory settings 3
Steering wheel memory S
Illuminated glove box S
Illuminated entry S
Remote trunk/hatch/door controls S
Tilt steering wheel S
Door mirror memory S
Seatback storage pockets S
Passenger manual folding mirror S
Power glass tilting and sliding sunroof S
Cell phone O
Driver manual folding mirror S
Illuminated passenger vanity mirror S
Air conditioning S
1-touch down S
Rear door bins S
Illuminated driver vanity mirror S
Air filter S
Power rear windows S
Garage door transmitter O
Trunk/hatch/door FOB controls S
Remote keyless entry S
Full floor console S
Front dual zone A/C S
Automatic temperature control S
12V DC power outlet 1
Power windows S
Retained accessory power S
Navigation system O
Memory seats S
Window FOB controls S
Auto-dimming rearview mirror S
Rear cupholders S
Cruise control S
Manual sunshade S
Front cupholders S
Head restraints memory S
Sunroof/convertible roof FOB controls S
Telescoping steering wheel S
Steering wheel memory S
Memory settings 3
Illuminated glove box S
Illuminated entry S
Tilt steering wheel S
Passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Rear seat armrest storage S
8-way power driver seat O
Max seating capacity 5
Front seats bucket
Height adjustable driver seat S
Full headliner S
Leather door panel trim S
Number of driver seat adjustments 10
6-way power driver seat S
Split folding rear seat O
Driver lumbar support O
Rear bench seat S
Reclining driver seat S
Passenger lumbar support O
Front center armrest w/storage
Carpeted cargo space S
Rear seat center armrest S
Reclining passenger seat S
Cargo space floor carpet
6-way power passenger seat S
Leather upholstery S
Driver thigh support O
Leather steering wheel S
Power driver seat S
Front bucket seats S
Max. seating capacity of 5 S
Driver fore/aft adjustment S
Number of passenger seat adjustments 10
Height adjustable passenger seat S
Power passenger seat S
Leather shift knob S
Heated front seats O
Full carpet floor covering S
Primary monitor touchscreen S
In-dash CD changer O
Radio S
Multi-disc CD changer O
12 speakers O
Diversity antenna S
Cassette S
Audio theft deterrent S
6-disc CD changer O
CD player O
AM/FM radio S
Premium audio system S
Premium amplifier O
10 speakers S
Speakers 10
Seek-scan S
Steering wheel mounted audio controls S
PRND display in dash S
Engine temperature S
Low fuel warning S
Service interval indicator S
Systems monitor S
Front reading lights S
Front fog lights S
Water temp gauge S
Outside temperature display S
Lighting malfunction warning S
Tinted windows S
Variably intermittent wipers S
Oil pressure warning S
Low washer fluid warning S
Rear window blind O
Battery warning S
Lights on warning S
Brake fluid warning S
Rear reading lights S
Center high mounted stop light S
Low oil level warning S
Key warning S
Door ajar warning S
Trip computer S
Low coolant warning S
Trip odometer S
Trunk/liftgate ajar warning S
Rear window defroster S
Tachometer S
Light tinted windows S
Heated front windshield wiper jets S
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 72/100,000
Basic warranty (months/miles) 48/50,000
Major components warranty (months/miles) 48/50,000
Accessories warranty (months/miles) 96/80,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) 48 /50,000

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