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2012 BMW 7-Series Comparisons

740i Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $71,000.00 $67,630.00 $73,700.00
Destination $895.00 $895.00 $875.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.0L I6 4.6L V8 5.0L V8
Horsepower 315 @ 5800 RPM 380 @ 6400 RPM 385 @ 6500 RPM
Torque 330 @ 1600 RPM 367 @ 4100 RPM 380 @ 3500 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2979 4608 5000
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.3 X 3.5 3.7 X 3.3 3.6 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 10.2:1 11.8:1 11.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 17 16 16
Highway (mpg) 25 24 23

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4343.1 4243.9 4045.5
Wheelbase (in.) 120.9 116.9 119.4
Length (in.) 199.8 199.2 201.7
Width (in.) 74.9 73.8 74.6
Height (in.) 58.3 58.1 57.0
Track Front (in.) 63.4 63.6 64.0
Track Rear (in.) 65.0 63.8 63.1
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 40.6 38.0 38.4
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.5 38.0 38.6
Front Legroom (in.) 41.2 43.7 41.5
Rear Legroom (in.) 38.4 35.8 38.9
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 59.2 58.5 58.3
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 57.4 56.9 58.2
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A 55.4 58.3
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 55.5 58.3

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone multi-link wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link wishbone
Tires 245/50R18 235/50R18 245/45R19

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

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

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

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

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

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

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof Std. Std. Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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