BMW 3 Series 320d
Model Year 1998 (BMW E46), D - Segment (Large family car)

drivers'

5.0

rating

sedan
sedan
x 4
x 4
Rear
Rear
2.0 L4 16v
Turbo
Turbo
Diesel
Diesel

Basic info on BMW 3 Series 320d

The German car first seen in 1998 and powered by a 4 - cylinder turbo diesel unit, produced by BMW. The engine offers a displacement of 2.0 litre matched to a rear wheel drive system and a manual gearbox with 5 or a automatic gearbox with 5 gears. Vehicle in question is a large family car with the top speed of 207km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 9.9s and consumping around 5.7 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
displacement:
1951
cc
configuration:
4 - Inline
 
valves:
16, 4 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Turbo
 
fuel type:
Diesel
 
power:
136
hp
torque:
280
Nm
Vehicle information - BMW 3 Series
~70% score
produced:
1998. - 2001.
 
body style:
sedan
4 door
length:
4471
mm
width:
1739
mm
height:
1415
mm
boot:
440 - 40
l
fuel tank:
63
l

Performance

Manual gearbox performance

emission

D

category

manual gearbox

5 gears

average

5.7

l/100km

weight:
1375
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
9.9
s
top speed:
207
km/h
cons. (urban):
7.7
l/100km
cons. (highway):
4.5
l/100km
cons. (average):
5.7
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
152
g/km
Automatic gearbox performance

emission

F

category

automatic

5 gears

average

6.9

l/100km

weight:
1400
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
10.3
s
top speed:
207
km/h
cons. (urban):
9.2
l/100km
cons. (highway):
5.6
l/100km
cons. (average):
6.9
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
207
g/km

Pros & Cons compared to direct rivals

safety
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comfort
practicality
performance
economy
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Safety results for BMW 3 Series

EuroNCAP: ~70% occupant safety

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