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BMW X3 2.5i

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 BMW X3 2.5i

5-door 5-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2494 cm3 / 152.2 cu in / 152.2 cu in, 141.0 kW / 189.1 hp / 189.1 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 246.0 N·m / 181.4 lb·ft / 181.4 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 208 km/h / 129 mph / 129 mph top speed, consumption 11.2 l/100km / 25.2 mpg-UK / 21.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2006
ModelX3 2.5iIssued until
SerieX3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typesport utility vehicle (SUV)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)480 l / 16.95 cu ft / 16.95 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4130 l / 145.85 cu ft / 145.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1560 l / 55.09 cu ft / 55.09 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4570 mm / 179.9 in / 179.9 inTotal (curb) weight1360 kg / 2998 lb / 2998 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1680 mm / 66.1 in / 66.1 inLoad capacity380 kg / 838 lb / 838 lb
Wheelbase2800 mm / 110.2 in / 110.2 inGross (max.) weight1740 kg / 3836 lb / 3836 lb
Track frontTowing weight1400 kg / 3086 lb / 3086 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity67 l / 14.7 UK gal / 17.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.66 m2 / 28.6 sq ft / 28.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.80 m2 / 8.6 sq ft / 8.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.8 kW / 26.6 hp / 26.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.89
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2494 cm3 / 152.2 cu in / 152.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity371.10 cm3/cylinder / 22.646 cu in/cylinder / 22.646 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power141.0 kW / 189.1 hp / 189.1 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque246.0 N·m / 181.4 lb·ft / 181.4 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)56.4 kW / 75.6 hp / 75.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output56.5 kW/l / 1.242 bhp/cu in / 1.242 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque98.6 N·m/l / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed208 km/h / 129 mph / 129 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio141.2 kW/ton / 107.0 bhp/ton / 107.0 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)11.2 l/100km / 25.2 mpg-UK / 21.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions276 g/km / 444 g/mi / 444 g/mi
  Range598 km / 372 mi / 372 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
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 X3 2.5i

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