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null 1997 BMW 740

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1997 BMW 740 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 BMW 740 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$60,850$64,800
    Invoice *$53,920$56,730
    Engine4.4L V-8 282 HP 310 ft.lbs. @ 3,900 rpm4.4L V-8 282 HP 310 ft.lbs. @ 3,900 rpm
    Transmission5-spd auto w/OD5-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City17.0 mpg17.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy23.9 mpg23.9 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine4.4L V-8 282 HP 310 ft.lbs. @ 3,900 rpm4.4L V-8 282 HP 310 ft.lbs. @ 3,900 rpm
    Transmission5-spd auto w/OD5-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator140 amp140 amp
    Battery110 amp110 amp
    Axle Ratio2.932.93
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank22.5 gal.22.5 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/AN/A
    Exhaustdual stainless steeldual stainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/AN/A
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityN/AN/A
    RideN/AN/A
    Ride ControlN/AN/A
    Adaptive SuspensionN/AN/A
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/AN/A
    Front Suspensionstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoil
    Front Torsion BarN/AN/A
    Front ShocksN/AN/A
    Rear Suspensionindependent multi-linkindependent multi-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoil
    Rear ShocksN/AN/A
    Steeringre-circulating ballre-circulating ball
    Steering CoolerN/AN/A
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfront
    Wheels16.0 " silver aluminum16.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP235/60HR16.0BSW performance ASP235/60HR16.0BSW performance AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/AN/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size aluminumfull-size aluminum
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity55
    Front Seat Typebucketpremium bucket
    Heated Front SeatsN/AN/A
    Front Headrestspower adjustablepower adjustable
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls(6-way power)(6-way power)
    Easy EntryN/AN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls(6-way power)(6-way power)
    Rear Seatsbenchbench
    Rear Headrestsfixedadjustable
    Rear Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Rear Armrestscentercenter
    Third Row SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Seat Trimleatherleather
    Door Trimleather w/carpet lowerleather w/carpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsN/AN/A
    Dashboard Insertsimulated woodsimulated wood
    Gear Shift Knob TrimN/AN/A
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Sunroofpowerpower
    Convertible RoofN/AN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/A
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsN/AN/A
    Rearview Mirrorauto-dimming day-nightauto-dimming day-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/AN/A
    Glove Boxlockinglocking
    Cabback InsulatorN/AN/A
    Dome Lightfadefade
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfull
    Overhead ConsoleN/AN/A
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel StorageN/AN/A
    Dashboard StorageN/AN/A
    Interior Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Seatback Storage22
    Refrigerated BoxN/AN/A
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/AN/A
    Door Binsdualdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door binsrear door bins
    Underseat TrayN/AN/A
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpet
    Cargo CoverN/AN/A
    Cargo Netcargo netcargo net
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air CompressorN/AN/A
    Front Air Conditioningdual zone frontdual zone front
    Climate Controlautomatic air conditioningautomatic air conditioning
    Rear Air ConditioningN/AN/A
    Air Filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Automatic Air RecirculationN/AN/A
    Rear HeaterN/AN/A
    Radiopremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scanpremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDcompatiblecompatible
    MP3 PlayerN/AN/A
    MiniDisc PlayerN/AN/A
    Speakers1010
    AmplifierN/AN/A
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennawindow grid diversitywindow grid diversity
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Heated Door LocksN/AN/A
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasekeyfobkeyfob
    Remote Fuel Flap ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Window ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door release
    Cell Phonepre-wiringpre-wiring
    Power Outlets11
    AC power outletN/AN/A
    Trunk Pulldowntrunk/hatch auto-latchtrunk/hatch auto-latch
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerHomeLink Wireless Control SystemHomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers PackageN/AN/A
    Lighter ElementsN/AN/A
    First Aid KitN/AN/A
    Emergency SOSN/AN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/AN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/AN/A
    Voice RecorderN/AN/A
    Picnic TableN/AN/A
    Internet AccessN/AN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/AN/A
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeN/AN/A
    InclinometerN/AN/A
    AltimeterN/AN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/AN/A
    Clockin-dashin-dash
    CompassN/AN/A
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Check ControlN/AN/A
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/AN/A
    Navigation SystemN/AN/A
    Steering Wheelpower telescopic tiltpower telescopic tilt
    Steering Wheel Materialleatherleather
    Tow BarN/AN/A
    Front Windowspowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AN/A
    1-Touch Openfront and rearfront and rear
    Tinted Windowslightlight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/AN/A
    Sun BlindsN/AN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Heated Front Wiperswiper parkwiper park
    Rain Detecting WipersN/AN/A
    Speed Sensitve WipersN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield WiperN/AN/A
    Rear Heated WipersN/AN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/AN/A
    Sun Visor StripN/AN/A
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear BlindsN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running LightsN/AN/A
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsdoor mounteddoor mounted
    Passenger Side Impact AirbagN/AN/A
    Overhead AirbagN/AN/A
    Occupancy SensorN/AN/A
    Childseat SensorN/AN/A
    Head ProtectionN/AN/A
    Knee AirbagN/AN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/AN/A
    Side Impact BarsN/AN/A
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Tracker SystemN/AN/A
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume13.0 cu.ft.13.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/AN/A
    Exterior Length196.2 "201.7 "
    Exterior Width73.3 "73.3 "
    Exterior Height56.5 "56.1 "
    Wheelbase115 "121 "
    Front Tread61 "61 "
    Rear Tread61 "61 "
    Turning Radius19.1 '20.0 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating5,313 lbs.5,346 lbs.
    Curb Weight4,255 lbs.4,288 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating2,590 lbs.2,601 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating2,910 lbs.2,932 lbs.
    Payload1,058 lbs.1,058 lbs.
    Max Trailer WeightN/AN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/AN/A
    Drag Coefficient.31.31
    Front Legroom41.9 "41.9 "
    Rear Legroom36.7 "41.9 "
    Front Headroom37.7 "37.7 "
    Rear Headroom38.1 "38.1 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/AN/A
    Front Hiproom58.4 "58.4 "
    Rear Hiproom58.4 "58.4 "
    Third Row HiproomN/AN/A
    Front Shoulder Room58.4 "58.4 "
    Rear Shoulder Room58.4 "58.4 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
    Passenger Volume100 cu.ft.107 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/AN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume13.0 cu.ft.13.0 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/AN/A
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/AN/A
    Rear Spoilerliplip
    Running BoardsN/AN/A
    Skid PlatesN/AN/A
    Trunk RackN/AN/A
    PickupN/AN/A
    Bumpersbody-colored with chrome insertbody-colored with chrome insert
    Rear BumperN/AN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/A
    Bodyside Moldingsblackblack
    Bodyside Insertchromechrome
    Bodyside CladdingN/AN/A
    Rocker Panel Extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensions
    Wheel WellN/AN/A
    Fender FlaresN/AN/A
    Grille Moldingschromechrome
    Paintmonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heated
    TraileringN/AN/A
    Trailering HarnessN/AN/A
    Trailering HitchN/AN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles72/100,00072/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
    Maintenance Months/MilesN/AN/A
    Accessories Months/Miles96/80,00096/80,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1997 BMW 740 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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