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BMW 316 i (105 HP)

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 BMW 316 i (105 HP)

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1895 cm3 / 115.6 cu in / 115.6 cu in, 77.0 kW / 103.3 hp / 103.3 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 165.0 N·m / 121.7 lb·ft / 121.7 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from1999
Model316 i (105 HP)Issued until0
Serie3Number made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designationE46/4
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformE46Number of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4471 mm / 176.0 in / 176.0 inTotal (curb) weight1285 kg / 2833 lb / 2833 lb
Width1739 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1415 mm / 55.7 in / 55.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2725 mm / 107.3 in / 107.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1481 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1488 mm / 58.6 in / 58.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6407339449541  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 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) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke83.5 mm / 3.29 in / 3.29 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.0179640718563
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement1895 cm3 / 115.6 cu in / 115.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity473.82 cm3/cylinder / 28.914 cu in/cylinder / 28.914 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.7 : 1
SumpMax. output power77.0 kW / 103.3 hp / 103.3 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque165.0 N·m / 121.7 lb·ft / 121.7 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)30.8 kW / 41.3 hp / 41.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output40.6 kW/l / 0.893 bhp/cu in / 0.893 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque87.1 N·m/l / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
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 ratio
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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65 R15Tyres rear195/65 R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 316 i (105 HP)

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