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1998 BMW 5-Series Comparisons

528i Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $38,900.00 $37,930.00
Destination $570.00 $670.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.8L I6 4.6L V8
Horsepower 190 @ 5300 RPM 260 @ 5500 RPM
Torque 206 @ 3950 RPM 270 @ 4500 RPM
Valves 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2793 4601
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.3 X 3.3 3.6 X 3.5
Compression Ratio 10.2:1 9.9:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 20 17
Highway (mpg) 28 24

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3450.2 3866.9
Wheelbase (in.) 111.4 109.0
Length (in.) 188.0 208.5
Width (in.) 70.9 73.6
Height (in.) 56.5 56.0
Track Front (in.) 59.5 63.0
Track Rear (in.) 60.1 61.5
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 38.7 39.2
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.8 38.0
Front Legroom (in.) 41.7 41.9
Rear Legroom (in.) 34.2 38.0
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 56.8 57.1
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 55.9 56.6
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A 55.7
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 56.5

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 92.5 101.5

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link
Tires 225/60R15 225/60R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player Yes Yes
CD Player N/A N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std.

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