BMW 3 Series 318i
Model Year 2001 (BMW E46 restyle), D - Segment (Large family car)

drivers'

5.0

rating

sedan
sedan
x 4
x 4
Rear
Rear
2.0 L4 16v
Nat. Asp.
Nat. Asp.
Petrol
Petrol

Basic info on BMW 3 Series 318i

The German car first seen in 2001 and powered by a 4 - cylinder nat. asp. petrol 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 218km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 9.3s and consumping around 7.2 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
displacement:
1995
cc
configuration:
4 - Inline
 
valves:
16, 4 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Nat. Asp.
 
fuel type:
Petrol
 
power:
143
hp
torque:
200
Nm
Vehicle information - BMW 3 Series
~70% score
produced:
2001. - 2005.
 
body style:
sedan
4 door
length:
4471
mm
width:
1739
mm
height:
1415
mm
boot:
440
l
fuel tank:
63
l

Performance

Manual gearbox performance

emission

E

category

manual gearbox

5 gears

average

7.2

l/100km

weight:
1295
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
9.3
s
top speed:
218
km/h
cons. (urban):
10.2
l/100km
cons. (highway):
5.5
l/100km
cons. (average):
7.2
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
175
g/km
Automatic gearbox performance

emission

E

category

automatic

5 gears

average

8.1

l/100km

weight:
1325
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
10.2
s
top speed:
214
km/h
cons. (urban):
11.2
l/100km
cons. (highway):
6.3
l/100km
cons. (average):
8.1
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
196
g/km

Pros & Cons compared to direct rivals

safety
reliability
comfort
practicality
performance
economy
boot space
electrics

Safety results for BMW 3 Series

EuroNCAP: ~70% occupant safety

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