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BMW 316ti Compact

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 BMW 316ti Compact

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1794 cm3 / 109.5 cu in / 109.5 cu in, 85.0 kW / 114.0 hp / 114.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 175.0 N·m / 129.1 lb·ft / 129.1 lb·ft @ 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 201 km/h / 125 mph / 125 mph top speed, consumption 7.0 l/100km / 40.4 mpg-UK / 33.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2005
Model316ti CompactIssued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)310 l / 10.95 cu ft / 10.95 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)5010 l / 176.93 cu ft / 176.93 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1100 l / 38.85 cu ft / 38.85 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4270 mm / 168.1 in / 168.1 inTotal (curb) weight1375 kg / 3031 lb / 3031 lb
Width1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inLoad capacity425 kg / 937 lb / 937 lb
Wheelbase2730 mm / 107.5 in / 107.5 inGross (max.) weight1800 kg / 3968 lb / 3968 lb
Track frontTowing weight1250 kg / 2756 lb / 2756 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.56  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.11 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 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)Stroke81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1794 cm3 / 109.5 cu in / 109.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity448.88 cm3/cylinder / 27.392 cu in/cylinder / 27.392 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power85.0 kW / 114.0 hp / 114.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque175.0 N·m / 129.1 lb·ft / 129.1 lb·ft at 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)34.0 kW / 45.6 hp / 45.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output47.4 kW/l / 1.041 bhp/cu in / 1.041 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque97.5 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed201 km/h / 125 mph / 125 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio83.6 kW/ton / 63.3 bhp/ton / 63.3 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)7.0 l/100km / 40.4 mpg-UK / 33.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions164 g/km / 264 g/mi / 264 g/mi (est.)
  Range900 km / 559 mi / 559 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front215/60-R17Tyres rear195/65-R15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 316ti Compact

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