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Here's how the 2011 BMW 740, 2003 BMW 745, 2000 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the 2009 Mercury Sable measure up.
4dr Sdn 740i RWD
$70,650
Starting MSRP
745i 4dr Sdn
$68,500
Starting MSRP
$69,700
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn FWD *Ltd Avail*
$25,120
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 4-door
Seats
5 5 5 5
Engine

326.0-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

325.0-hp, 4.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

275.0-hp, 4.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

263.0-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
20 0 0 21
Size
199.8" length, 58.2" height 198.0" length, 58.7" height 203.1" length, 56.9" height 202.1" length, 61.5" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Oyster

Black

Light Saddle

Saddle / Black

Oyster / Black

Platinum

Amarone

Champagne

Dark Beige / Beige

Black / Natural Brown

Natural Brown

Stone Green / Black

Basalt Gray / Flannel Gray

Black

Vanilla

Brown

Medium Light Stone

Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

5-Speed A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Large large Large Large

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
- N/A Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in 18 x 8.0 in 16 x 7.5 in 17 x -TBD- in
Spare Wheel Size
- Compact in Full-Size in Compact in
Rear Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in 18 x 8.0 in 16 x 7.5 in 17 x -TBD- in

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 140 N/A 154
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A N/A 540

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
332 @ 1500-4500 330 @ 3600 295 @ 3000-4400 249 @ 4500
Displacement
3.0L/182 4.4L/268 4.3L/260 3.5L/-TBD-
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
326 @ 5800 325 @ 6100 275 @ 5750 263 @ 6250
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I6 Gas V8 Gas V8 Gas V6

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
542.50 mi 605.80 mi 552.00 mi 560.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 18 MPG 17 MPG 18 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG 26 MPG 24 MPG 28 MPG
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 MPG N/A N/A 21 MPG
Cruising Range - City
368.90 mi 419.40 mi 391.00 mi 360.00 mi

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double-Pivot Strut 4-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 4-Link 5-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Integral-V w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar Multi-Link

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 x 0.94 in 13.6 x 0.94 in 11.8 x 0.9 in 13.0 x -TBD- in
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.7 x 1.42 in 13.7 x 1.18 in 13.1 x 1.3 in 12.4 x -TBD- in
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted Power Power

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.7 gal 23.3 gal 23 gal 20.0 gal

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.1 N/A 17.8 17.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.07 2.8 2.86
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion Hydraulic Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.0 ft 39.8 ft 38.4 ft 40.0 ft

Tires

Spare Tire Size
- Compact Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Size
P245/50R18 P245/50VR18 225/60R16 P215/60R17
Rear Tire Size
P245/50R18 P245/50VR18 225/60R16 P215/60R17

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4630 lbs N/A N/A 1000 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- N/A - 150 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
220 lbs N/A N/A 100 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- N/A - 1000 lbs

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
4101 lbs 4376 lbs 4090 lbs 3741 lbs

Dimensions

Passenger Volume
106 ft³ 100.0 ft³ 105.0 ft³ 108.0 ft³
Front Head Room
40.6 in 37.4 in 37.6 in 39.6 in
Track Width, Rear
65.0 in 62.3 in 62.0 in 64.4 in
Height, Overall
58.2 in 58.7 in 56.9 in 61.5 in
Track Width, Front
63.4 in 62.1 in 62.0 in 64.3 in
Trunk Volume
14.0 ft³ 18.0 ft³ 15.4 ft³ 21.2 ft³
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A 58.3 in 53.6 in
Second Shoulder Room
57.4 in 58.4 in 58.3 in 57.6 in
Front Leg Room
41.3 in 41.9 in 41.3 in 41.3 in
Second Head Room
38.5 in 37.9 in 38.4 in 38.8 in
Second Leg Room
38.9 in 36.7 in 40.3 in 41.2 in
Min Ground Clearance
5.8 in N/A 6.1 in N/A
Front Shoulder Room
59.2 in 58.4 in 59.2 in 57.8 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.9 in 74.9 in 73.1 in 74.5 in
Wheelbase
120.9 in 117.7 in 121.5 in 112.9 in
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A 29.1 in
Length, Overall
199.8 in 198.0 in 203.1 in 202.1 in
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A 59.2 in 53.7 in

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