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BMW 118i

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 BMW 118i

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 94.7 kW / 127.0 hp / 127.0 hp @ 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm, 180.0 N·m / 132.8 lb·ft / 132.8 lb·ft @ 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 208 km/h / 129 mph / 129 mph top speed, consumption 7.3 l/100km / 38.7 mpg-UK / 32.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2005
Model118iIssued 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) weight1325 kg / 2921 lb / 2921 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 clearanceFuel 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) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplyEFiEngine 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 ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power94.7 kW / 127.0 hp / 127.0 hp at 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque180.0 N·m / 132.8 lb·ft / 132.8 lb·ft at 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)61.7 kW / 82.7 hp / 82.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output47.5 kW/l / 1.043 bhp/cu in / 1.043 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque90.2 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.23

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed208 km/h / 129 mph / 129 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio95.8 kW/ton / 72.6 bhp/ton / 72.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.40 s / 9.40 s / 9.40 sFuel consumption, City (urban)10.1 l/100km / 28.0 mpg-UK / 23.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.7 l/100km / 49.6 mpg-UK / 41.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.3 l/100km / 38.7 mpg-UK / 32.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions176 g/km / 283 g/mi / 283 g/mi
  Range685 km / 426 mi / 426 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 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 118i

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