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Z3 2dr Roadster 2.5L
$31,300
Starting MSRP
2dr Conv Cloth Auto
$22,098
Starting MSRP
2dr Convertible
$19,915
Starting MSRP
2dr Conv Manual (Natl)
$23,585
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Overview

Door
2-door 2-door 2-door 2-door
Seats
2 2 2 2
Engine

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

142.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

177.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

138.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
159.4" length, 50.9" height 155.7" length, 48.0" height 157.2" length, 50.1" height 153.0" length, 48.8" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Tanin Red

Impala Brown

Topaz

Sand

Black

Black

Black

Charcoal

Black / Red

Adriatic Blue

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

A/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Two-Seater Two Seater 2-Seater 2-Seater

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in 16 x 6.0 in 18 x 8 in 15 x 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in N/A 16 x 4.0 in
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A N/A N/A
Front Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in 16 x 6.0 in 18 x 8 in 15 x 6.0 in
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum Aluminum Alloy

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 80 N/A 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A N/A 433

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5500 142 @ 7000 177 @ 6600 138 @ 6400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 3500 125 @ 5000 166 @ 4800 125 @ 4400
Engine Type
Gas 6-Cyl Gas I4 Gas 4-cyl Gas I4
Displacement
2.5L/152 1.8L/112 2.4L/145 1.8L/110

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
270.00 mi 279.40 mi 260.00 mi 317.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 22 MPG 20 MPG 25 MPG
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
364.50 mi 355.60 mi 364.00 mi 381.00 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 MPG 28 MPG 28 MPG 30 MPG

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs - MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-Trailing Arm Double Wishbone Independent Dual Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs - Strut

Brakes

Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel - - 4-Wheel
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr Pwr Power
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A 10.9 x -TBD- in 10.9 x -TBD- in 10.3 x 0.6 in
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A 10.6 x -TBD- in 11.7 x -TBD- in 10.0 x 0.8 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.5 gal 12.7 gal 13 gal 12.7 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.4 15.0 16.4 13.6
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.75 2.7 2.7 2.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A 34.8 ft
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
32.8 ft 30.2 ft 35.0 ft 32.0 ft

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact T105/70D15 N/A T125/70D16
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR16 P205/45WR16 P245/45R18 P205/50R15
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR16 P205/45WR16 P245/45R18 P185/55R15

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2899 lbs 2474 lbs 2860 lbs 2195 lbs

Dimensions

Second Hip Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Hip Room
N/A 49.2 in N/A 49.8 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
68.5 in 66.1 in 71.3 in 66.7 in
Front Leg Room
41.8 in 42.8 in 42.7 in 42.2 in
Trunk Volume
5.0 ft³ 5.1 ft³ 5.4 ft³ 1.9 ft³
Track Width, Front
55.6 in 55.7 in 60.7 in 58.1 in
Track Width, Rear
58.8 in 56.7 in 61.4 in 57.5 in
Second Head Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Volume
47.0 ft³ 46 ft³ 50 ft³ 48 ft³
Length, Overall
159.4 in 155.3 in 157.2 in 153.0 in
Front Shoulder Room
51.7 in 49.7 in 52.4 in 51.0 in
Height, Overall
50.9 in 48.3 in 50.1 in 48.8 in
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wheelbase
96.3 in 89.2 in 95.1 in 96.5 in
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 4.0 in N/A 4.9 in
Passenger Capacity
2 2 2 2
Front Head Room
37.6 in 37.1 in 38.5 in 37.3 in
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A -

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