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Zip Code: 20146
1997 BMW 318
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CarsDirect Price
N/A $29,746
Fuel Economy City
23.0 mpg 26.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
31.0 mpg 38.0 mpg
Star Rating
N/A
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD 7-spd sequential shift control auto-shift man w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000 48/50,000
Seating Capacity
5 occupants
5 occupants
Radio
premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan COMAND AM/FM/HD, seek-scan
MP3 Player
N/A MP3 decoder
Cruise Control
cruise control cruise control
Cup Holder
front front and rear
1-Touch Open
driver and passenger front and rear
Air Filter
air filter air filter
Antenna
window grid diversity window grid
Cargo Concealed Storage
N/A cargo concealed storage
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light cargo light
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs cargo tie downs
Cell Phone
pre-wiring N/A
Check Control
N/A redundant digital speedometer
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning N/A
Clock
in-dash in-dash
Dome Light
fade fade
Door Bins
dual dual
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest driver foot rest
Emergency SOS
N/A emergency "SOS"
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature exterior temperature
Floor Console
full full
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front manual
Front Windows
power power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent variable intermittent
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release fuel filler door release
Glove Box
locking glove box
Heated Front Wipers
N/A jets
Instrument Display
analog analog
Instrument Panel Storage
bin N/A
Internet Access
N/A internet access
Overhead Console
N/A mini
Power Outlets
1 3
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
N/A radio steering wheel controls
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent radio theft deterrent
Rain Detecting Wipers
N/A rain detecting wipers
Reading Lights
front & rear front & rear
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
N/A rear child safety door locks
Rear Defroster
rear defroster rear defroster
Rear Door Bins
N/A rear door bins
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts underseat ducts
Rear Windows
vented power
Rearview Mirror
day-night day-night
Refrigerated Box
N/A glovebox
Remote Keyless Entry
N/A keyfob (all doors)
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power retained accessory power
Seatback Storage
2 2
Speakers
10 8
Steering Wheel
N/A telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather leather/metal-look
Systems Monitor
N/A systems monitor
Tachometer
tachometer tachometer
Tinted Windows
light light
Trip Computer
N/A trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer trip odometer
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
N/A power
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic carpet
Underseat Tray
N/A front
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated dual illuminated
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge
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Seating Capacity
5 occupants
5 occupants
Seat Trim
leatherette leatherette
Rear Seats
50-50 bench 60-40 bench
Front Armrests
N/A center
Front Seat Type
bucket bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable w/tilt fixed
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way (8-way power)
Easy Entry
rear seat easy entry N/A
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
6-way (8-way power)
Rear Headrests
N/A fixed
Rear Armrests
N/A center with pass-thru
Door Trim
leatherette leatherette
Headliner
full cloth full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet carpet
Floor Mats
N/A carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
N/A metal-look
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Front
Back
Side Profile
Interior Profile
Dashboard
Engine
1.9L I-4 138 HP 2.0L I-4 208 HP 258 ft.lbs. @ 1,250 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD 7-spd sequential shift control auto-shift man w/OD
Fuel Tank
16.4 gal. 13.2 gal.
Range
436 miles 414 miles
Drive Type
rear-wheel front-wheel
Alternator
80 amp 115 amp
Axle Ratio
3.45 4.13
Battery
65 amp N/A
Exhaust
stainless steel stainless steel with polished tailpipe finish
Traction Control
ABS & driveline ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
N/A electronic stability
Wheels
15.0 " silver aluminum 17.0 " machined aluminum
Front Suspension
strut strut
Rear Suspension
N/A independent multi-link
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Ride
N/A sport
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil coil
Front Shocks
N/A gas-pressurized
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil coil
Rear Shocks
N/A gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion rack & pinion
Vented Disc Brakes
front front
Front Tires
P205/60HR15.0BSW AS P225/45HR17.0BSW run flat AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel N/A
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Door Count
2 doors 4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
14.3 cu.ft. 13.1 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
67.3 " 70.0 "
Front Headroom
36.7 " 38.2 "
Rear Legroom
32.7 " 27.1 "
Curb Weight
2,976 lbs. 3,262 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.31 .28
Exterior Height
53.8 " 56.6 "
Exterior Length
174.5 " 182.3 "
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
1,830 lbs. N/A
Front Hiproom
53.2 " N/A
Front Legroom
41.1 " 40.2 "
Front Shoulder Room
55.6 " 56.0 "
Front Tread
55 " 61 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
3,946 lbs. 4,334 lbs.
Interior Cargo Volume
9.2 cu.ft. 13.1 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
14.3 cu.ft. N/A
Passenger Volume
82 cu.ft. N/A
Payload
970 lbs. 1,070 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
2,326 lbs. N/A
Rear Headroom
35.9 " 35.4 "
Rear Hiproom
52.1 " N/A
Rear Shoulder Room
54.9 " 53.2 "
Rear Tread
56 " 61 "
Turning Radius
17.1 ' 18.0 '
Wheelbase
106 " 106 "
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Rear Spoiler
lip N/A
Bumpers
body-colored body-colored
Grille Moldings
chrome with chrome bar
Paint
monotone clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated dual heated, power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger
Bodyside Moldings
black N/A
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions N/A
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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
N/A daytime running lights
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
N/A panic alarm
Security System
N/A security system
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light
Childseat Sensor
N/A BabySmart
Driver Side Impact Airbags
N/A seat mounted
Ignition Disable
immobilizer immobilizer
Knee Airbag
N/A driver and passenger
Occupancy Sensor
N/A occupancy sensor
Overhead Airbag
N/A curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
N/A seat mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front front
Side Impact Bars
N/A side impact beams
Tracker System
N/A tracker system
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Accessories Months/Miles
96/80,000 N/A
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000 48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000 48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000 48/50,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000 unlimited/unlimited
Invoice
$24,285 $27,807
MSRP
$28,270 $30,825
CarsDirect Price
N/A $29,746
Est. Monthly Payments
N/A $487
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$63 $50