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Here's how the 1994 BMW 540, 1997 Saab 900, 1995 BMW 530 and the 2003 BMW 525 measure up.
4dr Sedan 5-Spd Auto 540i
$48,500
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3dr Cpe S Manual
$25,470
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4dr Sedan 530i
$44,400
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525iA 4dr Sdn 5-Spd Auto
$37,600
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Overview

Door
0-door 2-door 0-door 4-door
Seats
5 5
Engine
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150.0-hp, 2.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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184.0-hp, 2.5-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
" length, " height 182.6" length, 56.5" height " length, " height 188.3" length, 56.6" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Sand

Stone Green / Black

Gray

Black

Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

5-Speed A/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

5-Speed M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

5-Speed A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
- Mid-Size - Compact

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum - Alloy
Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum - Alloy
Rear Wheel Size
- 15 x 6.5 in - 16 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Material
- Steel - Alloy
Spare Wheel Size
- N/A - 16 x 7 in
Front Wheel Size
- 15 x 6.5 in - 16 x 7 in

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- N/A - N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 90 - N/A

Engine

Engine Type
- Gas I4 - Gas 6-Cyl
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 150 @ 5700 - 184 @ 6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 155 @ 4300 - 175 @ 3500
Displacement
- 2.3L/140 - 2.5L (152)

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- N/A - N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
- N/A - N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
- 29 MPG - 28 MPG
Cruising Range - City
- 378.00 mi - 370.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- N/A - N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- N/A - N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
- 21 MPG - 20 MPG
Estimated Battery Range
- N/A - N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
- 522.00 mi - 518.00 mi

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Stabilizer Bar - w/Lower Arms
Suspension Type - Front
- MacPherson Strut - Double-Pivot
Suspension Type - Rear
- H-Formed - 4-link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Stabilizer Bar - -

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes - Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- N/A - N/A
Brake Type
- Pwr-Assisted - Pwr-Assisted
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
- N/A - N/A
Brake ABS System
- Four-Wheel - 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
- N/A - N/A

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
- N/A - N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
- 18.0 gal - 18.5 gal

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- N/A - N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
- 34.4 ft - 37.1 ft
Steering Type
- Pwr Rack & Pinion - Speed-sensitive pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.0 - N/A
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
- N/A - N/A

Tires

Rear Tire Size
- P195/60R15 - P225/55HR16
Front Tire Size
- P195/60R15 - P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
- Compact - P225/55HR16

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- N/A - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- N/A - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- N/A - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- N/A - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
- 2940 lbs - 3505 lbs

Dimensions

Track Width, Front
- 56.9 in - 60.0 in
Front Head Room
- 39.3 in - 37.4 in
Wheelbase
- 102.4 in - 111.4 in
Front Shoulder Room
- 52.4 in - 56.8 in
Min Ground Clearance
- N/A - N/A
Passenger Volume
- 89.7 ft³ - 93 ft³
Second Shoulder Room
- 52.6 in - 55.9 in
Second Head Room
- 37.8 in - 37.2 in
Second Leg Room
- 34.1 in - 34.2 in
Track Width, Rear
- 56.8 in - 60.0 in
Front Hip Room
- 52.3 in - 58.0 in
Trunk Volume
- 24.0 ft³ - 11 ft³
Front Leg Room
- 42.3 in - 41.7 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
- 67.4 in - 70.9 in
Second Hip Room
- 52.6 in - 58.5 in
Height, Overall
- 56.6 in - 56.5 in
Liftover Height
- N/A - N/A
Length, Overall
- 182.6 in - 188.0 in
Passenger Capacity
- 5 - 5

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