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BMW 325 i

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 BMW 325 i

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2495 cm3 / 152.3 cu in / 152.3 cu in, 141.0 kW / 189.1 hp / 189.1 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 245.0 N·m / 180.7 lb·ft / 180.7 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2001
Model325 iIssued until0
Serie3Number made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designationE46/4
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformE46Number of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4470 mm / 176.0 in / 176.0 inTotal (curb) weight1410 kg / 3109 lb / 3109 lb
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2725 mm / 107.3 in / 107.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1480 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1495 mm / 58.9 in / 58.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6403669724771  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.10 m2 / 22.6 sq ft / 22.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.12
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement2495 cm3 / 152.3 cu in / 152.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity415.63 cm3/cylinder / 25.363 cu in/cylinder / 25.363 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power141.0 kW / 189.1 hp / 189.1 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque245.0 N·m / 180.7 lb·ft / 180.7 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)56.4 kW / 75.6 hp / 75.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output56.5 kW/l / 1.242 bhp/cu in / 1.242 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque98.2 N·m/l / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65 R15Tyres rear195/65 R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 325 i

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