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BMW 316

(1986 model)

Brief specs of 1986 BMW 316

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1573 cm3 / 96.0 cu in / 96.0 cu in, 64.0 kW / 85.8 hp / 85.8 hp, 123.0 N·m / 90.7 lb·ft / 90.7 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from1986
Model316Issued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4210 l / 148.67 cu ft / 148.67 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4330 mm / 170.5 in / 170.5 inTotal (curb) weight1070 kg / 2359 lb / 2359 lb
Width1650 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1390 mm / 54.7 in / 54.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2580 mm / 101.6 in / 101.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)1.95 m2 / 21.0 sq ft / 21.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.78 m2 / 8.4 sq ft / 8.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.4 kW / 26.0 hp / 26.0 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.0 mm / 2.83 in / 2.83 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.17
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1573 cm3 / 96.0 cu in / 96.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.01 cm3/cylinder / 24.349 cu in/cylinder / 24.349 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power64.0 kW / 85.8 hp / 85.8 hp at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque123.0 N·m / 90.7 lb·ft / 90.7 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)25.6 kW / 34.3 hp / 34.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output40.7 kW/l / 0.894 bhp/cu in / 0.894 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque78.2 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear 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 ratio81.5 kW/ton / 61.7 bhp/ton / 61.7 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)
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 front165/80-SR13Tyres rear165/80-SR13
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 316

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