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BMW X3 3.0i Steptronic

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 BMW X3 3.0i Steptronic

4-door 5-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2977 cm3 / 181.7 cu in / 181.7 cu in, 170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp @ 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm, 300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph top speed, consumption 12.1 l/100km / 23.3 mpg-UK / 19.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2006
ModelX3 3.0i SteptronicIssued until
SerieX3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesport utility vehicle (SUV)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)480 l / 16.95 cu ft / 16.95 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4130 l / 145.85 cu ft / 145.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1560 l / 55.09 cu ft / 55.09 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4570 mm / 179.9 in / 179.9 inTotal (curb) weight1360 kg / 2998 lb / 2998 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1680 mm / 66.1 in / 66.1 inLoad capacity405 kg / 893 lb / 893 lb
Wheelbase2800 mm / 110.2 in / 110.2 inGross (max.) weight1765 kg / 3891 lb / 3891 lb
Track frontTowing weight2000 kg / 4409 lb / 4409 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance210 mm / 8.3 in / 8.3 inFuel capacity67 l / 14.7 UK gal / 17.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.66 m2 / 28.6 sq ft / 28.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.80 m2 / 8.6 sq ft / 8.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.8 kW / 26.6 hp / 26.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore89.6 mm / 3.53 in / 3.53 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.07
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2977 cm3 / 181.7 cu in / 181.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity529.65 cm3/cylinder / 32.321 cu in/cylinder / 32.321 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.2 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp at 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm
AspirationMax. torque300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)68.0 kW / 91.2 hp / 91.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.1 kW/l / 1.255 bhp/cu in / 1.255 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.8 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

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 ratio169.9 kW/ton / 128.7 bhp/ton / 128.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)12.1 l/100km / 23.3 mpg-UK / 19.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions194 g/km / 312 g/mi / 312 g/mi
  Range554 km / 344 mi / 344 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/55R17Tyres rear235/55R17
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW X3 3.0i Steptronic

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