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2012 BMW 7 Series - Features & Specs

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740i Sedan

(3.0L 6-cyl. Twin-turbo 6-speed Automatic)

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  • FUEL ECONOMY (CTY/HWY) 17/25 mpg
  • CAR TYPE Sedan
  • TRANSMISSION 6-speed Shiftable Automatic
  • BASIC WARRANTY 4 Yr./ 50000 Mi.
  • CYLINDERS Inline 6
  • DRIVE TRAIN Rear Wheel Drive
  • CONSUMER RATING Not Available


Exterior Colors

Alpine White Azurite Black Metallic Black Sapphire Metallic Carbon Black Metallic Cashmere Silver Metallic Citrin Black Metallic Dark Graphite Metallic Dark Graphite Metallic II Deep Green Metallic Deep Sea Blue Metallic Imperial Blue Metallic Jet Black Milano Beige Metallic Mineral White Metallic Moonstone Metallic Ruby Black Metallic Space Gray Metallic Titanium Silver Metallic

Interior Colors

Amaro Brown Full Merino, premium leather Black Dakota, leather Black Nappa, premium leather Champagne Full Merino, premium leather Light Saddle Dakota, leather Oyster Nappa, premium leather Oyster/Black Dakota, leather Oyster/Black Nappa, premium leather Platinum Full Merino, premium leather Saddle/Black Nappa, premium leather
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LENGTH 16ft 7.8in
WIDTH 6ft 2.9in
4ft 10.3in
Body style illustration may not reflect the actual shape of this vehicle.

Exterior Measurements

6 ft. 2.9 in. (74.9 in.) 4 ft. 10.3 in. (58.3 in.)
16 ft. 7.8 in. (199.8 in.) 5 ft. 3.4 in. (63.4 in.)
5 ft. 5 in. (65 in.) 10 ft. 0.9 in. (120.9 in.)

Interior Measurements

40.6 in. 41.3 in.
59.2 in. 38.5 in.
38.9 in. 57.4 in.


Gas Premium unleaded (required)
21.7 gal. 368.9/542.5 mi.
17/25 mpg

Weights and Capacities

5445 lbs. 0.30 Cd
4344 lbs. 14.0 cu.ft.
14.0 cu.ft.


Rear wheel drive 6-speed shiftable automatic

Engine & Performance

3.0 L Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Inline 6 24
Variable 330 ft-lbs. @ 1600 rpm
315 hp @ 5800 rpm 40.0 ft.


  • Double wishbone front suspension
  • Multi-link rear suspension
  • Four-wheel independent suspension
  • Front and rear stabilizer bar


4 yr./ 50000 mi. 4 yr./ 50000 mi.
4 yr./ 50000 mi.

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Interior Features

Front Seats

  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Height adjustable passenger seat
  • Premium leather
  • Bucket front seats

Rear Seats

  • Folding with storage center armrest
  • Rear ventilation ducts with fan control

Power Features

  • Remote keyless power door locks
  • Reverse tilt passenger mirror provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
  • Power mirrors
  • Heated mirrors
  • 4 one-touch power windows
  • Remote window operation


  • Clock
  • Tachometer
  • Trip computer
  • External temperature display
  • Low fuel level warning
  • Compass


  • Cruise control
  • Cargo net
  • Front and rear cupholders
  • Front and rear door pockets
  • First aid kit
  • Remote trunk release
  • Retained accessory power
  • Front seatback storage
  • Speed-proportional power steering
  • Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
  • 12V rear power outlet(s)
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
  • Rear view camera


  • Interior active charcoal air filter
  • Four zone climate control
  • Extended cabin heating/cooling
  • Sun sensor
  • Trunk light
  • Alloy, leather and wood trim on center console
  • Alloy and wood trim on dash
  • Alloy, leather and wood trim on doors
  • Front and rear reading lights
  • Alloy trim on shift knob
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Rear floor mats
  • Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
  • Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Memorized settings

  • Memorized settings includes audio system
  • Memorized settings includes climate control
  • Memorized settings for 2 drivers
  • Memorized settings passenger seat settings
  • Memorized settings includes steering wheel

In Car Entertainment

  • 10 total speakers
  • 205 watts stereo output
  • AM/FM stereo
  • Adjustable speed sensitive volume control
  • Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
  • 2 subwoofer(s)
  • Surround audio surround audio (discrete)
  • Radio data system
  • USB connection


  • Navigation with voice activation navigation system
  • Pre-wired for phone
  • BMW Assist telecommunications service
  • Bluetooth wireless data link for hands-free phone
  • Real time traffic


Exterior Features

Roof and Glass

  • Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
  • Rear defogger
  • Power glass sunroof
  • Remote sunroof operation

Tires and Wheels

  • Alloy wheels
  • 18 x 8.0 in. wheels
  • 245/50R18 100V tires
  • Run flat tires

Towing and Hauling

  • Cargo tie downs

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Front and rear head airbags
  • Dual front side-mounted airbags
  • Child seat anchors
  • Remote anti-theft alarm system
  • Emergency braking assist
  • Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Cornering lights
  • Daytime running lights
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Front fog/driving lights
  • High pressure washers headlamps
  • Auto delay off headlamps
  • Dusk sensing headlamps
  • Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
  • 2 front headrests
  • 3 rear headrests
  • Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
  • Rear center 3-point belt
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Stability control
  • Traction control
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution
  • Emergency interior trunk release
  • Rear height adjustable headrests
  • Post-collision safety system
  • Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
  • Emergency braking preparation
  • Adaptive headlights
  • Self-leveling headlights
  • Tire pressure monitoring
  • Brake drying
  • Night Vision w/Pedestrian Detection
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  • Convenience Package
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Luxury Seating Package
  • M Sport Package
  • Rear Entertainment Package
  • Premium Sound Package
  • BMW Individual Composition

Exterior Options

  • Shadowline Exterior Trim
  • 19" Forged Radial-Spoke Wheels w/Performance Tires
  • M Sport Package Wheel/Tire Upgrade

Interior Options

  • Head-Up Display
  • Active Cruise Control
  • Wood Inlay Steering Wheel
  • BMW Apps
  • Multi-Contour Seats
  • Power Rear and Side Shades
  • Ceramic Controls

Mechanical Options

  • Active Roll Stabilization
  • Integral Active Steering
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