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BMW 325xi Touring

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 BMW 325xi Touring

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in, 160.3 kW / 215.0 hp / 215.0 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft @ 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph top speed, consumption 9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2005
Model325xi TouringIssued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyE91Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)435 l / 15.36 cu ft / 15.36 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2577 l / 91.01 cu ft / 91.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1345 l / 47.50 cu ft / 47.50 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4520 mm / 178.0 in / 178.0 inTotal (curb) weight1675 kg / 3693 lb / 3693 lb
Width1817 mm / 71.5 in / 71.5 inDry weight
Height1418 mm / 55.8 in / 55.8 inLoad capacity360 kg / 794 lb / 794 lb
Wheelbase2760 mm / 108.7 in / 108.7 inGross (max.) weight2075 kg / 4575 lb / 4575 lb
Track front1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inTowing weight1700 kg / 3748 lb / 3748 lb
Track rear1513 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.31Frontal area (A)2.11 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 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 cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.8 mm / 3.10 in / 3.10 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity416.17 cm3/cylinder / 25.396 cu in/cylinder / 25.396 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power160.3 kW / 215.0 hp / 215.0 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft at 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)92.0 kW / 123.3 hp / 123.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output64.2 kW/l / 1.411 bhp/cu in / 1.411 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.1 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio128.4 kW/ton / 97.3 bhp/ton / 97.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.70 s / 7.70 s / 7.70 sFuel consumption, City (urban)13.3 l/100km / 21.2 mpg-UK / 17.7 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.1 l/100km / 39.8 mpg-UK / 33.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions226 g/km / 364 g/mi / 364 g/mi
  Range670 km / 417 mi / 417 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front8J x 17 LMWheels rear8J x 17 LM
Tyres front225/45 R 17 91WTyres rear225/45 R 17 91W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front330 mm / 13.0 in / 13.0 inBrake diameter rear336 mm / 13.2 in / 13.2 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 325xi Touring

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