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BMW 318d

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 BMW 318d

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 89.5 kW / 120.0 hp / 120.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft @ 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 206 km/h / 128 mph / 128 mph top speed, consumption 5.6 l/100km / 50.4 mpg-UK / 42.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2005
Model318dIssued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyE90Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)440 l / 15.54 cu ft / 15.54 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)5010 l / 176.93 cu ft / 176.93 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4520 mm / 178.0 in / 178.0 inTotal (curb) weight1505 kg / 3318 lb / 3318 lb
Width1817 mm / 71.5 in / 71.5 inDry weight
Height1421 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity425 kg / 937 lb / 937 lb
Wheelbase2760 mm / 108.7 in / 108.7 inGross (max.) weight1895 kg / 4178 lb / 4178 lb
Track front1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inTowing weight1600 kg / 3527 lb / 3527 lb
Track rear1513 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.28Frontal area (A)2.11 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.59 m2 / 6.4 sq ft / 6.4 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.7 kW / 19.7 hp / 19.7 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 supplydirect diesel injectionEngine 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 power89.5 kW / 120.0 hp / 120.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft at 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)61.4 kW / 82.3 hp / 82.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output44.9 kW/l / 0.986 bhp/cu in / 0.986 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque140.3 N·m/l / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in / 1.23 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)Top (maximal) speed206 km/h / 128 mph / 128 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio79.7 kW/ton / 60.4 bhp/ton / 60.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h10.60 s / 10.60 s / 10.60 sFuel consumption, City (urban)7.6 l/100km / 37.2 mpg-UK / 30.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)4.4 l/100km / 64.2 mpg-UK / 53.5 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)5.6 l/100km / 50.4 mpg-UK / 42.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions150 g/km / 241 g/mi / 241 g/mi
  Range1125 km / 699 mi / 699 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front7J x 16Wheels rear7J x 16
Tyres front205/55 R 16 91H RSCTyres rear205/55 R 16 91H RSC
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front292 mm / 11.5 in / 11.5 inBrake diameter rear296 mm / 11.7 in / 11.7 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 318d

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