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BMW 318 Ci Automatic

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 BMW 318 Ci Automatic

2-door 5-seater coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 105.0 kW / 140.8 hp / 140.8 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 201.0 N·m / 148.2 lb·ft / 148.2 lb·ft @ 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 218 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph top speed, consumption 7.4 l/100km / 38.2 mpg-UK / 31.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2005
Model318 Ci AutomaticIssued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)410 l / 14.48 cu ft / 14.48 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4130 l / 145.85 cu ft / 145.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4490 mm / 176.8 in / 176.8 inTotal (curb) weight1395 kg / 3075 lb / 3075 lb
Width1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inLoad capacity425 kg / 937 lb / 937 lb
Wheelbase2740 mm / 107.9 in / 107.9 inGross (max.) weight1820 kg / 4012 lb / 4012 lb
Track frontTowing weight1400 kg / 3086 lb / 3086 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.06 m2 / 22.2 sq ft / 22.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/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 DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power105.0 kW / 140.8 hp / 140.8 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque201.0 N·m / 148.2 lb·ft / 148.2 lb·ft at 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)42.0 kW / 56.3 hp / 56.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.6 kW/l / 1.157 bhp/cu in / 1.157 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.8 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 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) speed218 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio102.5 kW/ton / 77.7 bhp/ton / 77.7 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)7.4 l/100km / 38.2 mpg-UK / 31.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions173 g/km / 279 g/mi / 279 g/mi (est.)
  Range851 km / 529 mi / 529 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 318 Ci Automatic

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