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BMW 330Cd

(2002 model)

Brief specs of 2002 BMW 330Cd

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2993 cm3 / 182.6 cu in / 182.6 cu in, 149.9 kW / 201.0 hp / 201.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 410.0 N·m / 302.4 lb·ft / 302.4 lb·ft @ 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 242 km/h / 150 mph / 150 mph top speed, consumption 6.6 l/100km / 42.8 mpg-UK / 35.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2002
Model330CdIssued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyE46Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4488 mm / 176.7 in / 176.7 inTotal (curb) weight1615 kg / 3560 lb / 3560 lb
Width1757 mm / 69.2 in / 69.2 inDry weight
Height1369 mm / 53.9 in / 53.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2725 mm / 107.3 in / 107.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1471 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1483 mm / 58.4 in / 58.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)1.98 m2 / 21.3 sq ft / 21.3 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.63 m2 / 6.8 sq ft / 6.8 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.7 kW / 21.0 hp / 21.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
FueldieselStroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplyBosch common rail diesel inj.Engine displacement2993 cm3 / 182.6 cu in / 182.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity498.83 cm3/cylinder / 30.440 cu in/cylinder / 30.440 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio17.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power149.9 kW / 201.0 hp / 201.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque410.0 N·m / 302.4 lb·ft / 302.4 lb·ft at 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)94.7 kW / 127.0 hp / 127.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.1 kW/l / 1.101 bhp/cu in / 1.101 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque137.0 N·m/l / 1.20 lb·ft/cu in / 1.20 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.47

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed242 km/h / 150 mph / 150 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio124.5 kW/ton / 94.3 bhp/ton / 94.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.20 s / 7.20 s / 7.20 sFuel consumption, City (urban)9.1 l/100km / 31.0 mpg-UK / 25.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.2 l/100km / 54.3 mpg-UK / 45.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)6.6 l/100km / 42.8 mpg-UK / 35.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions177 g/km / 285 g/mi / 285 g/mi
  Range955 km / 593 mi / 593 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.5 m / 34.4 ft / 34.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front8J x 17Wheels rear8J x 17
Tyres front225/45 R 17 91WTyres rear225/45 R 17 91W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front325 mm / 12.8 in / 12.8 inBrake diameter rear320 mm / 12.6 in / 12.6 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 330Cd

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