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BMW 116i

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 BMW 116i

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1597 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 89.5 kW / 120.0 hp / 120.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 160.0 N·m / 118.0 lb·ft / 118.0 lb·ft @ 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 204 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph top speed, consumption 5.8 l/100km / 48.7 mpg-UK / 40.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2007
Model116iIssued until
Serie1Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4239 mm / 166.9 in / 166.9 inTotal (curb) weight1330 kg / 2932 lb / 2932 lb
Width1748 mm / 68.8 in / 68.8 inDry weight
Height1421 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 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 capacity53 l / 11.7 UK gal / 14.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.59  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.29Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.61 m2 / 6.6 sq ft / 6.6 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.2 kW / 20.3 hp / 20.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerBMW/PSAValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.6 mm / 2.98 in / 2.98 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supplydirect petrol injectionEngine displacement1597 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.25 cm3/cylinder / 24.364 cu in/cylinder / 24.364 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio12.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power89.5 kW / 120.0 hp / 120.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque160.0 N·m / 118.0 lb·ft / 118.0 lb·ft at 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)57.6 kW / 77.3 hp / 77.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output56.0 kW/l / 1.232 bhp/cu in / 1.232 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.2 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.85
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.64

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed204 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio90.2 kW/ton / 68.4 bhp/ton / 68.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h10.10 s / 10.10 s / 10.10 sFuel consumption, City (urban)7.5 l/100km / 37.7 mpg-UK / 31.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)4.8 l/100km / 58.9 mpg-UK / 49.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)5.8 l/100km / 48.7 mpg-UK / 40.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions139 g/km / 224 g/mi / 224 g/mi
  Range914 km / 568 mi / 568 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front6.5J x 16Wheels rear6.5J x 16
Tyres front195/55 R 16 87H RSCTyres rear195/5 R 16 87H RSC
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 116i

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