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2000 BMW 540 540iA

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Stone Green / Black





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  • 17" radial styling alloy wheels
  • P235/45WR17 front/P255/40WR17 rear performance tires
  • 3-spoke M sport steering wheel



EPA Classification Compact
Front Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 282 @ 5400
Displacement 4.4L/268
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 324 @ 3600
Engine Type Gas V8
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy 444.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 24 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 18 MPG
Cruising Range - City 333.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.81
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.51
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.10
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear 4-link Integral
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 12.8 x 1.18 in
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.7 x 0.79 in
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 18.5 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.9
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 37.4 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Spare Tire Size P225/55HR16
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3803 lbs
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Shoulder Room 55.9 in
Second Leg Room 34.2 in
Front Head Room 37.4 in
Track Width, Rear 60.1 in
Min Ground Clearance N/A in
Second Head Room 37.2 in
Front Leg Room 41.7 in
Length, Overall 188.0 in
Track Width, Front 59.5 in
Wheelbase 111.4 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Height, Overall 55.7 in
Trunk Volume 11.0 ft³
Front Hip Room N/A in
Passenger Volume 93.0 ft³
Width, Max w/o mirrors 70.9 in
Front Shoulder Room 56.8 in
Adaptive transmission control Standard
Automatic climate control w/separate left/right temp controls, automatic recirculation control, charcoal microfilter ventilation Standard
Central locking system w/double-lock anti-theft, 2-step unlocking Standard
P225/55HR16 all-season SBR tires Optional
Alarm system w/remote keyhead operation, interior motion detector Standard
10-way pwr front bucket seats w/pwr headrests Standard
16" x 7" 20-spoke alloy wheels Optional
Cruise control Standard
5-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission w/OD Optional
Variable intermittent wipers-inc: vehicle-speed sensitive wiping interval, single-wipe control, heated washer jets Standard
Front/rear dual cup holders Standard
4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) Standard
Rear wheel drive Standard
All season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) Standard
Microchip dynamic encoded key anti-theft driveaway protection Standard
Front/rear reading lights Standard
Courtesy lights w/automatic dimming function Standard
Front/rear door storage compartments Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors Standard
Montana leather upholstery/door trim Optional
Automatic locking device for child seat Standard
Full-size spare tire/wheel Standard
Vehicle-speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Steering wheel audio/cruise controls Standard
Side impact interlocking door anchoring system Standard
Car-specific memory-inc: motion detector, daytime running lamps, pathway lighting Standard
Heated driver door lock cylinder Standard
Leather-wrapped 4-spoke pwr tilt/telescopic steering wheel w/automatic tilt-up Standard
Body-color heated pwr mirrors w/right-side automatic reverse tilt-down Standard
Halogen fog lights Standard
Automatic dimming rearview mirror Optional
4-channel FM diversity antenna system Standard
Pre-wiring for CD changer/cellular phone Standard
3-point seatbelts w/front automatic height adjusters, front tensioners, front force limiters Standard
All season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) Standard
4-wheel ventilated disc brakes w/Dynamic Brake Control Standard
Pwr windows w/key-off retained pwr, 1-touch open/close, anti-trapping pinch protection Standard
Drop-down tool kit in trunk Standard
Outside temp display w/freezing temperature warning alarm Standard
Rain sensor wipers Optional
Rear window defroster Standard
Key remote-specific memory-inc: door locks, driver seat position, climate control Standard
Automatic ventilation system Optional
18.5 gallon fuel tank Standard
City 18/hwy 24 (4.4L engine/5-speed auto trans) Standard
Aluminum double-pivot strut-type front suspension w/coil springs Standard
Xenon headlights w/dynamic auto-leveling Optional
Aluminum 4-link integral rear suspension Standard
Multi information display-inc: audio/phone controls, onboard computer, Check Control vehicle monitor system Optional
Front/rear body-color bumpers Standard
Front/rear stabilizer bars Standard
3-setting memory for driver seat, seatbelt height, steering wheel, exterior mirrors Standard
Remote keyless entry w/remote trunk opening, panic button alarm Standard
Fully carpeted trunk w/luggage straps Standard
Front seat side impact tube-deployed head protection system (HPS) Standard
Pwr tilt/slide moonroof w/1-touch open/close, sliding sunshade Optional
Anti-theft AM/FM stereo w/cassette-inc: Dolby B/C noise reduction, radio data system (RDS),(10) speakers Standard
Driver/front passenger airbag system w/dual-threshold deployment system Standard
High-gloss wood trim Optional
Leather-wrapped brake grip/shift boot Standard
4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) Standard
4.4L (268) DOHC 32-valve V8 engine Optional
LCD main/trip odometers Standard
Pwr remote trunk release Standard
Child safety rear door locks Standard
Service interval indicator Standard
Front door-mounted side-impact airbags Standard

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