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BMW 320i Automatic

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 BMW 320i Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 110.4 kW / 148.0 hp / 148.0 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 200.0 N·m / 147.5 lb·ft / 147.5 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 215 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph top speed, consumption 7.9 l/100km / 35.8 mpg-UK / 29.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2005
Model320i AutomaticIssued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyE90Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)435 l / 15.36 cu ft / 15.36 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4130 l / 145.85 cu ft / 145.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1345 l / 47.50 cu ft / 47.50 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4520 mm / 178.0 in / 178.0 inTotal (curb) weight1425 kg / 3142 lb / 3142 lb
Width1817 mm / 71.5 in / 71.5 inDry weight
Height1421 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2760 mm / 108.7 in / 108.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1513 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.28Frontal area (A)2.11 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.59 m2 / 6.4 sq ft / 6.4 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.7 kW / 19.7 hp / 19.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplyIndirect injection, multi pointEngine displacement1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity498.75 cm3/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power110.4 kW / 148.0 hp / 148.0 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque200.0 N·m / 147.5 lb·ft / 147.5 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)63.5 kW / 85.2 hp / 85.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.3 kW/l / 1.216 bhp/cu in / 1.216 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.2 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.91

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed215 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio103.9 kW/ton / 78.7 bhp/ton / 78.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.70 s / 9.70 s / 9.70 sFuel consumption, City (urban)11.0 l/100km / 25.7 mpg-UK / 21.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.2 l/100km / 45.6 mpg-UK / 37.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.9 l/100km / 35.8 mpg-UK / 29.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions190 g/km / 306 g/mi / 306 g/mi
  Range797 km / 496 mi / 496 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering. Power assisted steering.
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontWishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rearMulti-link
Wheels front7J x 16Wheels rear7J x 16
Tyres front205/55 R 16 91VTyres rear205/55 R 16 91V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front292 mm / 11.5 in / 11.5 inBrake diameter rear296 mm / 11.7 in / 11.7 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 320i Automatic

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