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2021 BMW 7 Series
740i RWD
2021 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD
MSRP
$57,200
Invoice
$53,695
Average Price Paid
$53,161
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740i RWD
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530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD
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2021 BMW 7 Series
740i RWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

Changes abound for the 7 Series in 2021, although it’d be easy to miss most of them. Features like Drive Recorder, remote engine start, and heated armrests all become standard, while n...

2021 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD
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Specs

2021 BMW 7 Series
740i RWD
2021 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 20.6 gal 12.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
335 hp @ 5,500 RPM
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Torque
331 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.72 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 44.4 in 36.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 10 cu ft
Maximum Payload 915 lbs 798 lbs
Exterior
Length 207.4 in 195.8 in
Width 85.4 in 83.7 in
Height 58.2 in 58.4 in
Wheelbase 126.4 in 117.1 in

Available Options

2021 BMW 7 Series
740i RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Bernina Grey Amber Effect
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Cashmere Silver Metallic
  • DRAVIT Grey Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Donington Gray Metallic
  • Frozen Bluestone Metallic
  • Individual AVENTURIN Red Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • PHYTONIC Blue Metallic
  • TANZANITE Blue II Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
  • Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
  • Alcantara Headliner in Upholstery Color
  • Anthracite Alcantara Headliner
  • Ash Grain Black & Red Wood Trim
  • Individual Piano Finish Black Trim
  • Autobahn Package
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Executive Package
  • Front Massaging Seats (Discontinued)
  • Interior Design Package
  • Luxury Rear Seating Package
  • M Sport Brakes W/Black Calipers
  • M Sport Brakes W/Blue Calipers
  • M Sport Package
  • Premium Package
  • Remote Control Parking
  • Wood Inlay Leather Steering Wheel
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • AMARONE Brown/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Nappa Leather W/Quilting Upholstery
  • Cognac, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Fiona Red/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Front Ventilated Seats
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather W/Quilting Upholstery
  • Smoke White/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Smoke White/Night Blue, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • TARTUFO, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • ZAGORA Beige, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Integral Active Steering
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.5" V-Spoke Style 620
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR M Orbit Grey
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR M Star-Spoke
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR Multi-Spoke
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR V-Spoke
2021 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD

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