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BMW 130i Automatic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BMW 130i Automatic

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in, 195.0 kW / 261.5 hp / 261.5 hp @ 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm, 315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft @ 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2008
Model130i AutomaticIssued until
Serie1Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)330 l / 11.65 cu ft / 11.65 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2803 l / 98.99 cu ft / 98.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1150 l / 40.61 cu ft / 40.61 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4870 mm / 191.7 in / 191.7 inTotal (curb) weight1450 kg / 3197 lb / 3197 lb
Width1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacity425 kg / 937 lb / 937 lb
Wheelbase2670 mm / 105.1 in / 105.1 inGross (max.) weight1875 kg / 4134 lb / 4134 lb
Track frontTowing weight1200 kg / 2646 lb / 2646 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity53 l / 11.7 UK gal / 14.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.82  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.4 kW / 22.0 hp / 22.0 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.36 cm3/cylinder / 30.473 cu in/cylinder / 30.473 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.7 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power195.0 kW / 261.5 hp / 261.5 hp at 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft at 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)78.0 kW / 104.6 hp / 104.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output65.1 kW/l / 1.430 bhp/cu in / 1.430 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque105.1 N·m/l / 0.92 lb·ft/cu in / 0.92 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) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio182.8 kW/ton / 138.5 bhp/ton / 138.5 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)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions220 g/km / 354 g/mi / 354 g/mi (est.)
  Range564 km / 350 mi / 350 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering Power assisted steering Traction control. Electronic stabilisation program (
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/50-R17Tyres rear205/50-R17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
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 130i Automatic

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