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BMW 120d

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 BMW 120d

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, diesel 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 130.5 kW / 175.0 hp / 175.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft @ 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 228 km/h / 142 mph / 142 mph top speed, consumption 4.8 l/100km / 58.9 mpg-UK / 49.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2007
Model120dIssued 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)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4239 mm / 166.9 in / 166.9 inTotal (curb) weight1450 kg / 3197 lb / 3197 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 front1480 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1493 mm / 58.8 in / 58.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity51 l / 11.2 UK gal / 13.5 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) 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 supplycommon rail direct 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 ratio16.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power130.5 kW / 175.0 hp / 175.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft at 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)81.6 kW / 109.4 hp / 109.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output65.4 kW/l / 1.437 bhp/cu in / 1.437 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque175.4 N·m/l / 1.53 lb·ft/cu in / 1.53 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.56

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed228 km/h / 142 mph / 142 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio120.7 kW/ton / 91.4 bhp/ton / 91.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.60 s / 7.60 s / 7.60 sFuel consumption, City (urban)6.1 l/100km / 46.3 mpg-UK / 38.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)4.1 l/100km / 68.9 mpg-UK / 57.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)4.8 l/100km / 58.9 mpg-UK / 49.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions128 g/km / 206 g/mi / 206 g/mi
  Range1062 km / 660 mi / 660 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front6.5J x 16Wheels rear6.5J x 16
Tyres front205/44 R 16 87VTyres rear205/55 R 16 87V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 inBrake diameter rear300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 120d

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