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BMW E46 3 Series 330i Specs

(2001 - 2003) - Technical Specifications for Years 2001, 2002, 2003
With a fuel consumption of 9.1 litres/100km - 31 mpg UK - 26 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 6.5 seconds, a maximum top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h), a curb weight of 3097 lbs (1405 kgs), the E46 3 Series 330i has a naturally-aspirated In-line 6 cylinder engine, Petrol motor.
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 rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 5 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 205 / 55 on 16 inch rims at the front, and 205 / 55 on 16 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the E46 3 Series 330i 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 2001 to 2003, and available after that as a used car.

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

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 6
Engine Code : -
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : MPI
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 : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

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

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: 9.1 L/100km
31 mpg UK / 26 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: 6.9 L/100km
41 mpg UK / 34 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 12.8 L/100km
22 mpg UK / 18 mpg US
Fuel Tank Capacity : 63 L
13.9 UK gallons
16.6 US gallons
Range : 692 Km or 430 miles
CO2 emissions : 218 g/Km (BMW)

BMW E46 3 Series 330i Safety Ratings

Euro NCAP

BMW E46 3 Series 330i Performance BMW E46 3 Series 330i Performance

Top Speed : 250 km/h or 155 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 6.5 s

BMW E46 3 Series 330i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E46 3 Series 330i 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 : 142 cm or 55.91 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 : 205/55 R16
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 205/55 R16
Curb Weight : 1405 kg OR 3097 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 6.08 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 330i 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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