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BMW 116i

(2004 model)

Brief specs of 2004 BMW 116i

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1596 cm3 / 97.4 cu in / 97.4 cu in, 84.3 kW / 113.0 hp / 113.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 150.0 N·m / 110.6 lb·ft / 110.6 lb·ft @ 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 201 km/h / 125 mph / 125 mph top speed, consumption 7.5 l/100km / 37.7 mpg-UK / 31.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2004
Model116iIssued until
Serie1Number made
Model familyE87Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4227 mm / 166.4 in / 166.4 inTotal (curb) weight1280 kg / 2822 lb / 2822 lb
Width1751 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2660 mm / 104.7 in / 104.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1484 mm / 58.4 in / 58.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1497 mm / 58.9 in / 58.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance145 mm / 5.7 in / 5.7 inFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.59  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.29Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.61 m2 / 6.6 sq ft / 6.6 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.2 kW / 20.3 hp / 20.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.0 mm / 2.83 in / 2.83 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.17
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement1596 cm3 / 97.4 cu in / 97.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.00 cm3/cylinder / 24.348 cu in/cylinder / 24.348 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.2 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power84.3 kW / 113.0 hp / 113.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque150.0 N·m / 110.6 lb·ft / 110.6 lb·ft at 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)52.4 kW / 70.2 hp / 70.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.8 kW/l / 1.161 bhp/cu in / 1.161 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque94.0 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.64

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed201 km/h / 125 mph / 125 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio88.3 kW/ton / 66.9 bhp/ton / 66.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h10.80 s / 10.80 s / 10.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)10.5 l/100km / 26.9 mpg-UK / 22.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.9 l/100km / 47.9 mpg-UK / 39.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.5 l/100km / 37.7 mpg-UK / 31.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions181 g/km / 291 g/mi / 291 g/mi
  Range667 km / 414 mi / 414 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front6.5J x 16Wheels rear6.5J x 16
Tyres front195/55 R 16Tyres rear195/55 R 16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front284 mm / 11.2 in / 11.2 inBrake diameter rear280 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 116i

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