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BMW X3 3.0si Sports Activity

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BMW X3 3.0si Sports Activity

5-door 5-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in, 194.0 kW / 260.2 hp / 260.2 hp @ 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm, 305.1 N·m / 225.0 lb·ft / 225.0 lb·ft @ 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, consumption 12.4 l/100km / 22.8 mpg-UK / 19.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2008
ModelX3 3.0si Sports ActivityIssued until
SerieX3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

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)1150 l / 40.61 cu ft / 40.61 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4580 mm / 180.3 in / 180.3 inTotal (curb) weight1515 kg / 3340 lb / 3340 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1680 mm / 66.1 in / 66.1 inLoad capacity305 kg / 672 lb / 672 lb
Wheelbase2800 mm / 110.2 in / 110.2 inGross (max.) weight1820 kg / 4012 lb / 4012 lb
Track frontTowing weight1588 kg / 3501 lb / 3501 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance210 mm / 8.3 in / 8.3 inFuel capacity67 l / 14.7 UK gal / 17.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

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 constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjection. Electronic fuel injectionEngine displacement2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.7 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power194.0 kW / 260.2 hp / 260.2 hp at 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque305.1 N·m / 225.0 lb·ft / 225.0 lb·ft at 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)77.6 kW / 104.1 hp / 104.1 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output64.8 kW/l / 1.423 bhp/cu in / 1.423 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque101.8 N·m/l / 0.89 lb·ft/cu in / 0.89 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour 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 ratio174.3 kW/ton / 132.1 bhp/ton / 132.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)14.7 l/100km / 19.2 mpg-UK / 16.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)10.2 l/100km / 27.7 mpg-UK / 23.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)12.4 l/100km / 22.8 mpg-UK / 19.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions276 g/km / 444 g/mi / 444 g/mi
  Range540 km / 336 mi / 336 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension 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 X3 3.0si Sports Activity

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