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BMW E21 3 Series 316 Specs

(1980 - 1981) - Technical Specifications for Years 1980, 1981
With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 12.5 seconds, a maximum top speed of 104 mph (167 km/h), a curb weight of 2249 lbs (1020 kgs), the E21 3 Series 316 has a naturally-aspirated Inline 4 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M10B18(M99).
This engine produces a maximum power of 90 PS (89 bhp - 66 kW) at 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 143 Nm (105 lb.ft) at 4000 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 4 speed Manual gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the E21 3 Series has MacPherson struts coil springs and anti-roll bar front suspension and Semitrailing arms coil springs rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 185 / 70 on 13 inch rims at the front, and 185 / 70 on 13 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the E21 3 Series 316 braking system includes Discs at the front and Drums at the rear.
The E21 3 Series model is a car manufactured by BMW, with 2 doors and 5 seats, sold new from year 1980 to 1981, and available after that as a used car.

BMW E21 3 Series 316 Engine Technical Data BMW E21 3 Series 316 Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : Inline 4
Engine Code : M10B18(M99)
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : Pierburg 2B4
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 1766 cm3 or 107.8 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 89 x 71 mm
3.5 x 2.8 inches
Number of valves : 8 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 9.5
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 90 PS or 89 bhp or 66 kW @ 5500 rpm
Maximum torque : 143 Nm or 105 lb.ft @ 4000 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW E21 3 Series 316 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range BMW E21 3 Series 316 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: 6.2 L/100km
46 mpg UK / 38 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Highway: 8.3 L/100km
34 mpg UK / 28 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 11 L/100km
26 mpg UK / 21 mpg US
Fuel Tank Capacity : 58 L
12.8 UK gallons
15.3 US gallons
CO2 emissions :

BMW E21 3 Series 316 Performance BMW E21 3 Series 316 Performance

Top Speed : 167 km/h or 104 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 12.5 s

BMW E21 3 Series 316 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E21 3 Series 316 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Num. of Doors : 2
Wheelbase : 256.3 cm or 100.91 inches
Length : 435.5 cm or 171.46 inches
Width : 161 cm or 63.39 inches
Height : 138 cm or 54.33 inches
Towing Capacity Max. : 0 Kg or 0 lbs
Num. of Seats : 5
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : 0.46
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Discs (255 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Drums (250 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 185/70 R13
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 185/70 R13
Curb Weight : 1020 kg OR 2249 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 11.3 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 460 L
Front Suspension : MacPherson struts coil springs and anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension : Semitrailing arms coil springs
How much horsepower does a 1980 BMW E21 3 Series 316 have?
The 1980 BMW E21 3 Series 316 has 90 PS / 89 bhp / 66 kW horsepower.

How much does a BMW E21 3 Series 316 weighs?
The BMW E21 3 Series 316 weighs 1020 Kg / 2249 lbs.

What is the top speed of a BMW E21 3 Series 316?
The BMW E21 3 Series 316 top speed is 167 Km/h / 104 mph.

Is BMW E21 3 Series 316 All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the BMW E21 3 Series 316 is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).

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