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BMW 316 Automatic

(1983 model)

Brief specs of 1983 BMW 316 Automatic

2-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1767 cm3 / 107.8 cu in / 107.8 cu in, 65.6 kW / 88.0 hp / 88.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 140.0 N·m / 103.3 lb·ft / 103.3 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 171 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from1983
Model316 AutomaticIssued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyE30Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4450 l / 157.15 cu ft / 157.15 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4325 mm / 170.3 in / 170.3 inTotal (curb) weight990 kg / 2183 lb / 2183 lb
Width1645 mm / 64.8 in / 64.8 inDry weight
Height1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2570 mm / 101.2 in / 101.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1407 mm / 55.4 in / 55.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1415 mm / 55.7 in / 55.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.93 m2 / 20.8 sq ft / 20.8 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 valves8
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block; light alloy headBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke71.0 mm / 2.80 in / 2.80 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.25
Fuel supply1 Pierburg 4/2 BE carbEngine displacement1767 cm3 / 107.8 cu in / 107.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity441.75 cm3/cylinder / 26.957 cu in/cylinder / 26.957 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power65.6 kW / 88.0 hp / 88.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque140.0 N·m / 103.3 lb·ft / 103.3 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)26.2 kW / 35.2 hp / 35.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output37.1 kW/l / 0.816 bhp/cu in / 0.816 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque79.2 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.73
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed171 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio90.1 kW/ton / 68.3 bhp/ton / 68.3 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock4.05Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Lower wishbone, Lower trailing link, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels front5.0 x 14Wheels rear5.0 x 14
Tyres front175/70 TR 14Tyres rear175/70 TR 14
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front255 mm / 10.0 in / 10.0 inBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 316 Automatic

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