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BMW 325i Exclusive Automatic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BMW 325i Exclusive Automatic

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in, 161.0 kW / 215.9 hp / 215.9 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft @ 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph top speed, consumption 9.0 l/100km / 31.4 mpg-UK / 26.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2008
Model325i Exclusive AutomaticIssued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)460 l / 16.24 cu ft / 16.24 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2803 l / 98.99 cu ft / 98.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)460 l / 16.24 cu ft / 16.24 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4870 mm / 191.7 in / 191.7 inTotal (curb) weight1520 kg / 3351 lb / 3351 lb
Width1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inDry weight
Height1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inLoad capacity190 kg / 419 lb / 419 lb
Wheelbase2770 mm / 109.1 in / 109.1 inGross (max.) weight1710 kg / 3770 lb / 3770 lb
Track frontTowing weight1700 kg / 3748 lb / 3748 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.21 m2 / 23.8 sq ft / 23.8 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)16.5 kW / 22.1 hp / 22.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore78.8 mm / 3.10 in / 3.10 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.96
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.90 cm3/cylinder / 24.403 cu in/cylinder / 24.403 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power161.0 kW / 215.9 hp / 215.9 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft at 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)64.4 kW / 86.4 hp / 86.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output64.5 kW/l / 1.417 bhp/cu in / 1.417 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.1 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) speed245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio144.1 kW/ton / 109.2 bhp/ton / 109.2 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)9.0 l/100km / 31.4 mpg-UK / 26.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions194 g/km / 312 g/mi / 312 g/mi
  Range700 km / 435 mi / 435 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/50-R16Tyres rear225/50-R16
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 325i Exclusive Automatic

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