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BMW E46 3 Series 316i Specs

(2001 - 2002) - Technical Specifications for Years 2001, 2002
With a fuel consumption of 7.9 litres/100km - 36 mpg UK - 30 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 12.4 seconds, a maximum top speed of 124 mph (200 km/h), a curb weight of 2833 lbs (1285 kgs), the E46 3 Series 316i has a naturally-aspirated In-line 4 cylinder engine, Petrol motor.
This engine produces a maximum power of 105 PS (104 bhp - 77 kW) at 5300 rpm and a maximum torque of 165 Nm (121 lb.ft) at 2500 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 195 / 65 on 15 inch rims at the front, and 195 / 65 on 15 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the E46 3 Series 316i 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 2002, and available after that as a used car.

BMW E46 3 Series 316i Engine Technical Data BMW E46 3 Series 316i Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : I 4
Engine Code : -
Fuel type :
Petrol
Fuel System : MPI
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 1895 cm3 or 115.6 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 85.0 x 83.5 mm
3.35 x 3.27 inches
Number of valves : 8 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 9.7
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 105 PS or 104 bhp or 77 kW @ 5300 rpm
Maximum torque : 165 Nm or 121 lb.ft @ 2500 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

BMW E46 3 Series 316i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and RangeBMW E46 3 Series 316i Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: 7.9 L/100km
36 mpg UK / 30 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: 5.9 L/100km
48 mpg UK / 40 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 11.2 L/100km
25 mpg UK / 21 mpg US
Fuel Tank Capacity : 63 L
13.9 UK gallons
16.6 US gallons
Range : 797 Km or 495 miles
CO2 emissions : 188 g/Km (BMW)
Efficiency label?
 E
UK Car Tax Price 2015
£265.00 (Annually)
BMW E46 3 Series 316i UK Car Tax Prices
03/2001 Onwards:
Tax Band: J
12 months: £265.00
6 months: £145.75
Up to 02/2001:
Annual: £145.00
6 months: £79.75

BMW E46 3 Series 316i Safety Ratings

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BMW E46 3 Series 316i Performance BMW E46 3 Series 316i Performance

Top Speed : 200 km/h or 124 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 12.4 s

BMW E46 3 Series 316i Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight BMW E46 3 Series 316i 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 (286 mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Vented Discs (280 mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 195/65 R15
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 195/65 R15
Curb Weight : 1285 kg OR 2833 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 12.2 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 316i 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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