2003 BMW 7 Series Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Titanium Silver Metallix
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$3,720 - $6,238
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test
Source: NHTSA.gov
MPG (up to)
18 City / 26 HWY
Horsepower
325-438
Seats
5

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#4
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#3
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#1
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BMW 7 Series Models & Trims

chevronDown icon 745i $4,683 - $6,238
Horsepower: 325 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8.0, 19 x 9.0 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 745Li $4,433 - $5,894
Horsepower: 325 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8.0, 19 x 9.0 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 760Li $3,720 - $5,137
Horsepower: 438 hp
Engine Type: Gas V12
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8.0, 19 x 9.0 (in.) - Aluminum
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Owner Reviews

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This bmw vehicle is one of the most luxurious cars out there

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The car is very luxurious and has a very beautiful interior and design, it is such a smooth riding car and it's overall just an amazing car to have

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$4,683 - $6,238
$4,433 - $5,894

Horsepower

Horsepower
325 (hp)
325 (hp)

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.4L (268) DOHC EFI 32
4.4L (268) DOHC EFI 32
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
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Standard
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Standard

Alarm

Alarm
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
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Standard
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Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Standard
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Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Standard
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Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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Standard
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Standard

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard
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Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.9 (in.)
41.9 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.4 (in.)
37.5 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.7 (in.)
41.9 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.9 (in.)
38.1 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
18 (cu. ft.)
18 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
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Standard
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Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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Standard
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Standard

AC

AC
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Standard
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Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
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Standard
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Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
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Standard
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Standard

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
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Standard
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Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cooled Rear Seats

Cooled Rear Seats
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Not Available
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
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Standard
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Standard

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Optional
Optional
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Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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Standard
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Standard
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/50R18
P245/50R18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
117.7 (in.)
123.2 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.8 (ft.)
41.3 (ft.)

Length

Length
198 (in.)
203.5 (in.)

Width

Width
74.9 (in.)
74.9 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
4376 (.lbs)
4464 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
325 (hp)
325 (hp)

Torque

Torque
330 (ft. lbs.)
330 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
- TBD - (.lbs)
- TBD - (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
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Standard
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Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
23.3 (gal.)
23.3 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
22 (mpg)
22 (mpg)

City

City
18 (mpg)
18 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
26 (mpg)
26 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control
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Standard
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Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
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Standard
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Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
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Standard
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Standard

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Standard
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Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

Crash Test Ratings Currently Not Available

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) *
  • Driver & front passenger airbags Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) w/dual-threshold deployment system & 2-stage Smart airbags
  • Front seat side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear seat Head Protection System (HPS)
  • Intelligent Safety & Information System for deployment of safety systems
  • Front safety belts w/automatic pretensioners & force limiters
  • Automatic-locking retractors on all passenger safety belts for installation of child restraint seats
  • Traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) *
  • Active knee protection
  • Internal trunk release handle *
  • Automatic fuel cut-off upon severe impact
  • Battery safety terminal
  • Adaptive brake lights
  • Active front head-restraints
  • Automatic pretensioners in safety belts at rear outboard seating positions

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (1)

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Recall
Report Receipt Date:
NHTSA Campaign:
03V240
Summary:
On certain passenger vehicles, due to a software error, a desynchronization of the valvetronic motors for engine banks I and II may occur. If this occurs, the engine could stall. In those cases, the driver may not be able to restart the engine. Depending on the level of engine roughness, or stalling, as well as traffic conditions and the driver's reactions, this could lead to a crash.
Consequence:
Remedy:
Dealers will reprogram the digital engine management control unit. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began July 8, 2003. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.

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