BMW
840
1997
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1997 BMW 840 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 BMW 840 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 BMW 840 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$75,700
Invoice *
$66,265
Engine
4.4L V-8 282 HP 310.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,900 rpm
Transmission
5-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
15.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
20.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
4.4L V-8 282 HP 310.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,900 rpm
Transmission
5-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Alternator
140 amp
Battery
65 amp with dual lead acid batteries
Axle Ratio
2.93
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
23.8 gal.
Exhaust
dual stainless steel
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline

Steering and Suspension

Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
re-circulating ball
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P235/50WR16.0BSW performance AS / P235/50ZR16.0BSW performance AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size aluminum

Seating and Interior

Seating Capacity
4
Front Seat Type
bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion
Front Headrests
power adjustable
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Easy Entry
rear seat easy entry
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Rear Seats
50-50 bench
Rear Headrests
fixed
Rear Armrests
center with pass-thru and skibag
Seat Trim
leather
Door Trim
leather
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Dashboard Insert
simulated wood
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather

Comfort and Conveniences

Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated / driver illuminated
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front and rear
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Air Filter
air filter
Radio
premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
compatible
Speakers
10
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
window grid diversity
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Cell Phone
pre-wiring / voice activated
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel
power telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open
front and rear
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
jets
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
9.5 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
188.2 "
Exterior Width
73.0 "
Exterior Height
52.8 "
Wheelbase
106 "
Front Tread
61 "
Rear Tread
62 "
Turning Radius
18.8 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4,949 lbs.
Curb Weight
4,167 lbs.
Payload
783 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.29
Front Legroom
44.0 "
Rear Legroom
25.2 "
Front Headroom
35.9 "
Rear Headroom
34.7 "
Front Hiproom
57.3 "
Rear Hiproom
55.3 "
Front Shoulder Room
57.3 "
Rear Shoulder Room
55.3 "
Passenger Volume
81 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
9.5 cu.ft.

Exterior Features

Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
black
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000
Accessories Months/Miles
96/80,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1997 BMW 840 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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