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BMW 118i

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 BMW 118i

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 105.1 kW / 140.9 hp / 140.9 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 190.0 N·m / 140.1 lb·ft / 140.1 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph top speed, consumption 5.9 l/100km / 47.9 mpg-UK / 39.9 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2007
Model118iIssued 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)1150 l / 40.61 cu ft / 40.61 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4130 l / 145.85 cu ft / 145.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4239 mm / 166.9 in / 166.9 inTotal (curb) weight1350 kg / 2976 lb / 2976 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 weight1750 kg / 3858 lb / 3858 lb
Track rear1497 mm / 58.9 in / 58.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance145 mm / 5.7 in / 5.7 inFuel capacity53 l / 11.7 UK gal / 14.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.59  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.63 m2 / 6.8 sq ft / 6.8 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.7 kW / 21.0 hp / 21.0 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
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplydirect petrol 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 ratio12.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power105.1 kW / 140.9 hp / 140.9 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque190.0 N·m / 140.1 lb·ft / 140.1 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)66.6 kW / 89.3 hp / 89.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.7 kW/l / 1.158 bhp/cu in / 1.158 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque95.2 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.85
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.38

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio104.4 kW/ton / 79.1 bhp/ton / 79.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.80 s / 8.80 s / 8.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)7.9 l/100km / 35.8 mpg-UK / 29.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)4.7 l/100km / 60.1 mpg-UK / 50.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)5.9 l/100km / 47.9 mpg-UK / 39.9 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions140 g/km / 225 g/mi / 225 g/mi
  Range898 km / 558 mi / 558 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rearMulti-link
Wheels front6.5J x 16Wheels rear6.5J x 16
Tyres front195/55 R 16Tyres rear195/55 R 16
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), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 118i

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