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BMW E30 3 Series 316i Spec

(1988 - 1991) - Technical Specifications for Years 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991
With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 12.1 seconds, a maximum top speed of 113 mph (182 km/h), a curb weight of 2436 lbs (1105 kgs), the E30 3 Series 316i has a naturally-aspirated In-line 4 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code M40B16.
This engine produces a maximum power of 102 PS (101 bhp - 75 kW) at 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 143 Nm (105 lb.ft) at 4250 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 5 speed Manual gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the E30 3 Series has Double joint spring strut(McPherson) axle front suspension and Semi-trailing arms minibloc coil springs rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 175 / 70 on 14 inch rims at the front, and 175 / 70 on 14 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the E30 3 Series 316i braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Discs at the rear.
The E30 3 Series model is a Sedan car manufactured by BMW, with 4 doors and 5 seats, sold new from year 1988 to 1991, and available after that as a used car.

BMW E30 3 Series 316i Engine Technical Data BMW E30 3 Series 316i Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 4
Engine Code : M40B16
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : Bosch DME M1.3
Lubrication : Wet sump
Coolant : Water
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 1596 cm3 or 97.4 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 84 x 72 mm
3.31 x 2.83 inches
Number of valves : 8 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 9.00
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 102 PS or 101 bhp or 75 kW @ 5500 rpm
Maximum torque : 143 Nm or 105 lb.ft @ 4250 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW E30 3 Series 316i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range BMW E30 3 Series 316i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Tank Capacity : 55 L
12.1 UK gallons
14.5 US gallons
CO2 emissions :

BMW E30 3 Series 316i Performance BMW E30 3 Series 316i Performance

Top Speed : 182 km/h or 113 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 60 mph (0 to 96 Km/h) : 10.10 s
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 12.1 s

BMW E30 3 Series 316i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E30 3 Series 316i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Body : Sedan
Num. of Doors : 4
Wheelbase : 257 cm or 101.18 inches
Length : 432.5 cm or 170.28 inches
Width : 164.5 cm or 64.76 inches
Height : 138 cm or 54.33 inches
Front Axle : 140.7 cm or 55.39 inches
Rear Axle : 141.5 cm or 55.71 inches
Num. of Seats : 5
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : 0.35
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (260 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Discs (258 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 175/70 R14
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 175/70 R14
Curb Weight : 1105 kg OR 2436 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 10.8 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 425 L
Front Suspension : Double joint spring strut(McPherson) axle
Rear Suspension : Semi-trailing arms minibloc coil springs

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How much horsepower does a 1988 BMW E30 3 Series 316i have?
The 1988 BMW E30 3 Series 316i has 102 PS / 101 bhp / 75 kW horsepower.

How much does a BMW E30 3 Series 316i weighs?
The BMW E30 3 Series 316i weighs 1105 Kg / 2436 lbs.

What is the top speed of a BMW E30 3 Series 316i?
The BMW E30 3 Series 316i top speed is 182 Km/h / 113 mph.

Is BMW E30 3 Series 316i All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the BMW E30 3 Series 316i is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).

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