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BMW 323i Automatic(CA)

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BMW 323i Automatic(CA)

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in, 244.0 N·m / 180.0 lb·ft / 180.0 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2008
Model323i Automatic(CA)Issued until
Serie3Number made
Model familyE90Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4526 mm / 178.2 in / 178.2 inTotal (curb) weight1510 kg / 3329 lb / 3329 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 capacity61 l / 13.4 UK gal / 16.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.29Frontal area (A)2.19 m2 / 23.6 sq ft / 23.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.64 m2 / 6.9 sq ft / 6.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.8 kW / 21.2 hp / 21.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.8 mm / 3.10 in / 3.10 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplyEFIEngine displacement2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity416.17 cm3/cylinder / 25.396 cu in/cylinder / 25.396 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque244.0 N·m / 180.0 lb·ft / 180.0 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)79.7 kW / 106.9 hp / 106.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque97.7 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.67
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.73

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio132.4 kW/ton / 100.4 bhp/ton / 100.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.10 s / 8.10 s / 8.10 sFuel 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 & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front7.0J x 16Wheels rear7.0J x 16
Tyres front205/55 R 16Tyres rear205/55 R 16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front312 mm / 12.3 in / 12.3 inBrake diameter rear300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 323i Automatic(CA)

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