BMW 3 Series 323i
Model Year 1998 (BMW E46), D - Segment (Large family car)

drivers'

3.0

rating

sedan
sedan
x 4
x 4
Rear
Rear
2.5 L6 24v
Nat. Asp.
Nat. Asp.
Petrol
Petrol

Basic info on BMW 3 Series 323i

The German car first seen in 1998 and powered by a 6 - cylinder nat. asp. petrol unit, produced by BMW. The engine offers a displacement of 2.5 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 226km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 8.3s and consumping around 8.9 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
displacement:
2494
cc
configuration:
6 - Inline
 
valves:
24, 4 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Nat. Asp.
 
fuel type:
Petrol
 
power:
170
hp
torque:
245
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

F

category

manual gearbox

5 gears

average

8.9

l/100km

weight:
1390
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
8.3
s
top speed:
226
km/h
cons. (urban):
12.2
l/100km
cons. (highway):
6.9
l/100km
cons. (average):
8.9
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
213
g/km
Automatic gearbox performance

emission

F

category

automatic

5 gears

average

9.4

l/100km

weight:
1425
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
9.3
s
top speed:
223
km/h
cons. (urban):
13.1
l/100km
cons. (highway):
7.3
l/100km
cons. (average):
9.4
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
226
g/km

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Safety results for BMW 3 Series

EuroNCAP: ~70% occupant safety

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