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BMW 330xi Automatic

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 BMW 330xi Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 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, 189.4 kW / 254.0 hp / 254.0 hp @ 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm, 300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 10.1 l/100km / 28.0 mpg-UK / 23.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2005
Model330xi AutomaticIssued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyE90Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4520 mm / 178.0 in / 178.0 inTotal (curb) weight1655 kg / 3649 lb / 3649 lb
Width1817 mm / 71.5 in / 71.5 inDry weight
Height1421 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2760 mm / 108.7 in / 108.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inTowing weight
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)0.32Frontal area (A)2.11 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.68 m2 / 7.3 sq ft / 7.3 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.9 kW / 22.7 hp / 22.7 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 supplyEngine 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 power189.4 kW / 254.0 hp / 254.0 hp at 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)101.2 kW / 135.8 hp / 135.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output63.2 kW/l / 1.389 bhp/cu in / 1.389 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.1 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.64

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio153.5 kW/ton / 116.3 bhp/ton / 116.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.90 s / 6.90 s / 6.90 sFuel consumption, City (urban)14.6 l/100km / 19.3 mpg-UK / 16.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.5 l/100km / 37.7 mpg-UK / 31.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.1 l/100km / 28.0 mpg-UK / 23.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time (top 27 km/h / 17 mph / 17 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions243 g/km / 391 g/mi / 391 g/mi
  Range624 km / 388 mi / 388 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front8J x 17Wheels rear8J x 17
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 330xi Automatic

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