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BMW 118D

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BMW 118D

3/5-door 4-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, diesel 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 @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph top speed, consumption 4.7 l/100km / 60.1 mpg-UK / 50.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2008
Model118DIssued until
Serie1Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3/5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)330 l / 11.65 cu ft / 11.65 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2803 l / 98.99 cu ft / 98.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1150 l / 40.61 cu ft / 40.61 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4250 mm / 167.3 in / 167.3 inTotal (curb) weight1385 kg / 3053 lb / 3053 lb
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity435 kg / 959 lb / 959 lb
Wheelbase2670 mm / 105.1 in / 105.1 inGross (max.) weight1820 kg / 4012 lb / 4012 lb
Track frontTowing weight1200 kg / 2646 lb / 2646 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity51 l / 11.2 UK gal / 13.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.59  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.13 m2 / 22.9 sq ft / 22.9 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 constructionBore
FueldieselStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio16.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power105.0 kW / 140.8 hp / 140.8 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 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 torque150.4 N·m/l / 1.32 lb·ft/cu in / 1.32 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio103.2 kW/ton / 78.2 bhp/ton / 78.2 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)4.7 l/100km / 60.1 mpg-UK / 50.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions126 g/km / 203 g/mi / 203 g/mi (est.)
  Range1085 km / 674 mi / 674 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/55-R16Tyres rear195/55-R16
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 118D

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