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BMW 130i

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 BMW 130i

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in, 194.6 kW / 261.0 hp / 261.0 hp @ 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm, 315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 9.2 l/100km / 30.7 mpg-UK / 25.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2005
Model130iIssued 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) weight1450 kg / 3197 lb / 3197 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 front1474 mm / 58.0 in / 58.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1487 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inWeight distribution (front)50.0 % / 50.0 % / 50.0 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity53 l / 11.7 UK gal / 14.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.59  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.67 m2 / 7.2 sq ft / 7.2 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.7 kW / 22.3 hp / 22.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.33 cm3/cylinder / 30.471 cu in/cylinder / 30.471 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.7 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power194.6 kW / 261.0 hp / 261.0 hp at 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)100.9 kW / 135.3 hp / 135.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output65.0 kW/l / 1.427 bhp/cu in / 1.427 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque105.1 N·m/l / 0.92 lb·ft/cu in / 0.92 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.85
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.23

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)4.30 s / 4.30 s / 4.30 sTop (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio180.0 kW/ton / 136.4 bhp/ton / 136.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.10 s / 6.10 s / 6.10 sFuel consumption, City (urban)13.7 l/100km / 20.6 mpg-UK / 17.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)14.20 s / 14.20 s / 14.20 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.6 l/100km / 42.8 mpg-UK / 35.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.2 l/100km / 30.7 mpg-UK / 25.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions221 g/km / 356 g/mi / 356 g/mi
  Range576 km / 358 mi / 358 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front7J x 17Wheels rear7J x 17
Tyres front205/50 R 17Tyres rear205/50 R 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front330 mm / 13.0 in / 13.0 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 130i

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