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BMW 118i Exclusive Automatic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BMW 118i Exclusive Automatic

5-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 95.0 kW / 127.4 hp / 127.4 hp @ 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm, 181.0 N·m / 133.5 lb·ft / 133.5 lb·ft @ 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 204 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph top speed, consumption 12.5 l/100km / 22.6 mpg-UK / 18.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2008
Model118i Exclusive AutomaticIssued until
Serie1Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)330 l / 11.65 cu ft / 11.65 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4130 l / 145.85 cu ft / 145.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1150 l / 40.61 cu ft / 40.61 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4230 mm / 166.5 in / 166.5 inTotal (curb) weight1230 kg / 2712 lb / 2712 lb
Width1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inDry weight
Height1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inLoad capacity430 kg / 948 lb / 948 lb
Wheelbase2670 mm / 105.1 in / 105.1 inGross (max.) weight1660 kg / 3660 lb / 3660 lb
Track frontTowing weight650 kg / 1433 lb / 1433 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.58  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.15 m2 / 23.2 sq ft / 23.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 7.0 sq ft / 7.0 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.1 kW / 21.5 hp / 21.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
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 supplyInjectionEngine displacement1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity498.76 cm3/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power95.0 kW / 127.4 hp / 127.4 hp at 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm
AspirationMax. torque181.0 N·m / 133.5 lb·ft / 133.5 lb·ft at 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)38.0 kW / 51.0 hp / 51.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output47.6 kW/l / 1.046 bhp/cu in / 1.046 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque90.7 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

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 ratio104.9 kW/ton / 79.5 bhp/ton / 79.5 bhp/ton
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)12.5 l/100km / 22.6 mpg-UK / 18.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions194 g/km / 312 g/mi / 312 g/mi
  Range400 km / 249 mi / 249 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 118i Exclusive Automatic

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