The 1996 BMW 7 Series is offered in the following submodels: Sedan. Available styles include 750iL 4dr Sedan, and 740iL 4dr Sedan. 7 Series models are available with a 5.4 l-liter gas engine or a 4.4 l-liter gas engine, with output up to 322 hp, depending on engine type. The 1996 7 Series comes with rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 5-speed automatic. The 1996 7 Series comes with a basic warranty, a roadside warranty, and a powertrain warranty.
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Vehicle 750iL 4dr Sedan
Review I investigated the car's history ( in general E38 - V-12's, for over a year ) and looked at many poor examples -- I'm a bit amazed, how people treat a $100,000 car -- but in the end result, that favored me, ( the cars rep suffered -- BMW dealers contributed to that, along w/ the recession ) I bought a well taken care of 98 750 in 2007, w/91M - for $6250 ----- but I adopted this schedule -- oil & filter changed between 4-5000 mi. -- transmission fluid & filter every 40,000 mi. -- rear end -- 25,000 mi. -- power steering . brakes and coolant flushed every 30,000 mi. ------ I had to replace the entire cooling system - give it a complete tune-up and 70% of the suspension -- but I consider this normal for the 92,000 mi. I put on the car ----- so what went wrong out of the ordinary ? no wd. regulators, no electrical gremlins, starter, alternator, abs -- only an auxilary water pump -- bypassed it. The car never left me stranded -- the real key for me, is I have a mechanic I pay $50 an hr. to -- doesn't charge by the book - only for the time it takes ( prides himself on being faster ) and replacing all items at once - not piece meal - saves considerable labor----- I spent $ 4783 for 9 yrs. to keep it on the road --- sold the car to a neighbor 2 months ago ( I was tired of the black/black combo ) he was always impressed, how I took care of the car -------- so I went on a nation wide search for a white E38 - 750il -- found a 96 in Orange, CA - w/97m very clean - flew out picked it up and made a road trip out of it ( Bryce canyon in Utah is spectacular ) back to Minneapolis --------- here we go again --
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1996 bmw 7-series 750iL 4dr Sedan, 5-speed automatic, regular unleaded 15 combined MPG 14 city MPG/18 highway MPG
1996 bmw 7-series 740iL 4dr Sedan, 5-speed automatic, regular unleaded 18 combined MPG 15 city MPG/22 highway MPG
What options are available on the 1996 BMW 7 Series?
Available BMW 7 Series 1996 Submodel Types: Sedan, Diesel, Hybrid, M760i xDrive
Exterior Colors: Black Sapphire Metallic, Jet Black, Alpine White, Titanium Silver Metallic, Dark Graphite Metallic, Imperial Blue Metallic, Carbon Black Metallic, Space Gray Metallic, Glacier Silver Metallic, Mineral White Metallic, Magellan Gray Metallic, Titanium Gray Metallic, Sterling Gray Metallic, Toledo Blue Metallic, Azurite Black Metallic, Cashmere Silver Metallic, Midnight Blue Metallic, Monaco Blue Metallic, Deep Green Metallic, Milano Beige Metallic, Orient Blue Metallic, Citrin Black Metallic, Michigan Blue Metallic, Singapore Gray Metallic, Arctic Gray Metallic, Jatoba Brown Metallic, Special Order Color, Barbera Red Metallic, Dark Graphite Metallic II, Deep Sea Blue Metallic, Midnight Blue, Orinocco Metallic, Ruby Black Metallic, Slate Green Metallic
Interior Colors: Black Nappa premium leather, Black premium leather, Black Dakota leather, Ivory White/Black Nappa premium leather, Saddle/Black Nappa premium leather, Beige premium leather, Cognac Nappa premium leather, Black/Black, Oyster premium leather, Amaro Brown Full Merino premium leather, Basalt Gray/Flannel Gray, Canyon Brown Full Merino premium leather, Light Saddle Dakota leather, Oyster Nappa premium leather, Champagne premium leather, Zagora Beige Nappa premium leather, Amaro Brown premium leather, Veneto Beige Nappa premium leather, AmaroBrown premium leather, Black/Black premium leather, Flannel Gray premium leather, Dark Beige/Beige III premium leather, Opal White Full Merino premium leather, Dark Beige/Beige III, Saddle/Black premium leather, Basalt Gray/Flannel Gray premium leather, Black leather, Black/Natural Brown, Black/Natural Brown premium leather, Canberra Beige Nappa premium leather, Champagne Full Merino premium leather, Cognac Dakota leather, Gray, Ivory White/Black Dakota leather, Mocha Nappa premium leather, Oyster/Black premium leather, Platinum premium leather, Tartufo Full Merino premium leather, Beige III, Cream Beige premium leather, Flannel Gray, Mocha Dakota leather, Natural Brown, Natural Brown premium leather, Oyster Beige/English Green, Oyster/Black Nappa premium leather, Rust Brown premium leather, Smoke White/Black Full Merino premium leather
Popular Features: Alarm, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Auto Climate Control, Leather Seats, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Navigation, Rear Bench Seats, Stability Control, Sunroof/Moonroof, Trip Computer, Upgraded Headlights, Power Driver Seat, Post-collision safety system, Electronic Folding Mirrors, Parking sensors, Tire Pressure Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking, Heated seats, Bluetooth, USB Inputs, Aux Audio Inputs, Power Liftgate/Trunk, Back-up camera, AWD/4WD, Pre-collision safety system, Heads up display, Keyless Entry/Start, Mobile Internet, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Monitoring, Cooled Seats, 360-degree camera, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Adaptive Cruise Control, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Upgraded Stereo, Rear Entertainment System, 2nd Row Bucket Seats