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BMW E46 3 Series 330xi Specs

(2003 - 2005) - Technical Specifications for Years 2003, 2004, 2005
With a fuel consumption of 9.6 litres/100km - 29 mpg UK - 25 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 6.6 seconds, a maximum top speed of 154 mph (247 km/h), a curb weight of 3340 lbs (1515 kgs), the E46 3 Series 330xi has a naturally-aspirated In-line 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code 30 6S 3.
This engine produces a maximum power of 231 PS (228 bhp - 170 kW) at 5900 rpm and a maximum torque of 300 Nm (221 lb.ft) at 3500 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the all wheel drive (AWD) with a 6 speed Manual gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the E46 3 Series has Independent. McPherson. coil springs. anti-roll bar front suspension and Multilink. Coil springs. anti-roll bar rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 225 / 45 on 17 inch rims at the front, and 225 / 45 on 17 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the E46 3 Series 330xi braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Vented Discs at the rear.
The E46 3 Series model is a car manufactured by BMW, sold new from year 2003 to 2005, and available after that as a used car.

BMW E46 3 Series 330xi Engine Technical Data BMW E46 3 Series 330xi Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 6
Engine Code : 30 6S 3
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : MPI - Siemens MS43
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 2979 cm3 or 181.8 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 84.0 x 89.6 mm
3.31 x 3.5 inches
Number of valves : 24 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 10.2
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 231 PS or 228 bhp or 170 kW @ 5900 rpm
Maximum torque : 300 Nm or 221 lb.ft @ 3500 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : AWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW E46 3 Series 330xi Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and RangeBMW E46 3 Series 330xi Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: 9.6 L/100km
29 mpg UK / 25 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: 7.4 L/100km
38 mpg UK / 32 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 13.3 L/100km
21 mpg UK / 18 mpg US
Fuel Tank Capacity : 63 L
13.9 UK gallons
16.6 US gallons
Range : 656 Km or 408 miles
CO2 emissions : 240 g/Km (BMW)

BMW E46 3 Series 330xi Safety Ratings

Euro NCAP

BMW E46 3 Series 330xi Performance BMW E46 3 Series 330xi Performance

Top Speed : 247 km/h or 154 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 6.6 s

BMW E46 3 Series 330xi Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E46 3 Series 330xi Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Num. of Doors : 4
Wheelbase : 272 cm or 107.09 inches
Length : 447 cm or 175.98 inches
Width : 174 cm or 68.5 inches
Height : 143 cm or 56.3 inches
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (325 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Vented Discs (320 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 225/45 R17
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 225/45 R17
Curb Weight : 1515 kg OR 3340 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 6.55 kg/hp
Trunk capacity : 440 L
Front Suspension : Independent. McPherson. coil springs. anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension : Multilink. Coil springs. anti-roll bar

BMW E46 3 Series 330xi Service Light Reset

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- Switch ignition off
- Press and hold the button between the fuel gauge and the speedometer
- Turn key to position "I"
- After 5 seconds, the words "Oil Service" or "Inspection" are shown together with the message "Reset" or "Re".
- Release the button. Press it again for antoher 5 seconds until the message "Reset" starts to flash
- Release the button and press it again
- The new service interval is now displayed
- Press the button again and the message "End Sia" is displayed.
- Switch ignition off
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