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BMW 120d

(2004 model)

Brief specs of 2004 BMW 120d

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, diesel 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 120.1 kW / 161.1 hp / 161.1 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 340.0 N·m / 250.8 lb·ft / 250.8 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph top speed, consumption 5.7 l/100km / 49.6 mpg-UK / 41.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2004
Model120dIssued until
Serie1Number made
Model familyE87Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5010 l / 176.93 cu ft / 176.93 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4227 mm / 166.4 in / 166.4 inTotal (curb) weight1415 kg / 3120 lb / 3120 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)0.31Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 7.0 sq ft / 7.0 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.2 kW / 21.7 hp / 21.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
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 supplyTurboEngine displacement1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity498.75 cm3/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio17.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power120.1 kW / 161.1 hp / 161.1 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque340.0 N·m / 250.8 lb·ft / 250.8 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)71.1 kW / 95.4 hp / 95.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output60.2 kW/l / 1.323 bhp/cu in / 1.323 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque170.4 N·m/l / 1.49 lb·ft/cu in / 1.49 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)6.00 s / 6.00 s / 6.00 sTop (maximal) speed220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio113.8 kW/ton / 86.2 bhp/ton / 86.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.60 s / 8.60 s / 8.60 sFuel consumption, City (urban)7.7 l/100km / 36.7 mpg-UK / 30.5 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)22.40 s / 22.40 s / 22.40 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)4.6 l/100km / 61.4 mpg-UK / 51.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)5.7 l/100km / 49.6 mpg-UK / 41.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions152 g/km / 245 g/mi / 245 g/mi
  Range877 km / 545 mi / 545 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning 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 rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front292 mm / 11.5 in / 11.5 inBrake diameter rear300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 120d

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