Key facts

2002 BMW 330d E46 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4471 mm
How heavy?
1615 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2993 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
204 PS / 201 bhp / 150 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
410 Nm / 302 / 41.8 kgm @ 1500-3250 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.2 s
How fast?
242 km/h, 150 mph
How economical?
9.1/5.2/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
177.0 CO2 g/km


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2002 BMW 330d technical specifications


The 330d is a road car from BMW, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 4 door saloon body style.
The 330d forms part of BMW's E46 range of cars.
Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 3 litre turbocharged 6 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 201 bhp (204 PS/150 kW) at 4000 rpm and 410 N·m (302 lb·ft/41.8 kgm) at 1500-3250 rpm respectively.
A 6 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the driven wheels.
It weighs a claimed 1615 kg at the kerb.
Top stated speed is 242 km/h, which equates to 150 mph, claimed fuel consumption is 9.1/5.2/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 177.0 g/km.
2002 BMW 330d data
2002 BMW 330d E46 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2725 107.3
Track/tread (front) 1471 57.9
Track/tread (rear) 1483 58.4
Length 4471 176
Width 1739 68.5
Height 1415 55.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1615 kg 3560 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 63 litres 13.9 UK Gal 16.6 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.32
Frontal area 2.06
CdA 0.66
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3 litre
2993 cc
(182.644 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 90 mm
3.31 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.93
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 204 PS (201 bhp) (150 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 67.2 bhp/litre
1.1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 410 Nm (302 ft·lb) (41.8 kgm)
at 1500-3250 rpm
Specific torque 136.99 Nm/litre
1.66 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 17:1
Fuel system Bosch common rail diesel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1721.4 kPa (249.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.83 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 242 km/h (150 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 126.19 PS/g
92.81 kW/g
124.46 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.77 kg/kW
18 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 9.1/5.2/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km9.1/5.2/6.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre11.0/19.2/15.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG31.0/54.3/42.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG25.8/45.2/35.6 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 177.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 174.90 g/km
VED band (UK) I
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.000
Turning circle 10.50 m
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8J x 17
Wheel size rear 8J x 17
Tyres front 225/45 R 17 91W
Tyres rear 225/45 R 17 91W
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 325 mm
Rear brake diameter 320 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 2.47
general ID107756
Production total
Model code
Model family E46
RAC rating 26.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2002 BMW 330d added 2003-03-09.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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