2003 BMW X3 3.0i E83

BMW X3 3.0i is a car that has a 5 door off-road vehicle body style with a front mounted engine delivering its power to all four wheels. The BMW X3 3.0i is one of the E83 model family from BMW. Its 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 3 litres. It provides power and torque figures of 228 bhp (231 PS/170 kW) at 5900 rpm and 300 Nm (221 lbft/30.6 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a stated 1835 kg at the kerb. Maximum stated speed is 224 km/h, which equates to 139 mph, officially stated fuel consumption figures are 16.0/8.7/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 276.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2003 BMW X3 3.0i E83 information summary

What body style?
5 door off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4565 mm
How heavy?
1835 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2979 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
231 PS / 228 bhp / 170 kW @ 5900 rpm
How much torque?
300 Nm / 221 ft.lb / 30.6 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.8 s
How fast?
224 km/h, 139 mph
How economical?
16.0/8.7/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
276.0 CO2 g/km

BMW E83 models

5 door off-road vehicle F4 6M 1995 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 165.0 CO2 1815 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6M 1995 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 172.0 CO2 1815 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6A 1995 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 178.0 CO2 1825 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6M 1995 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 191.0 CO2 1820 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6M 1995 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 223.0 CO2 1730 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6M 2497 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 238.0 CO2 1805 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6A 2497 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 243.0 CO2 1830 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6M 2993 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 210.0 CO2 1880 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6A 2993 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 229.0 CO2 1885 kg
BMW X3 3.0sd -
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6A 2993 cm3 286 PS 282 bhp 210 kW 232.0 CO2 1950 kg
BMW X3 3.0si -
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6M 2996 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 243.0 CO2 1815 kg
BMW X3 3.0si -
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6A 2996 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 248.0 CO2 1840 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6M 1995 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 191.0 CO2 1820 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6M 1995 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 223.0 CO2 1730 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6M 2993 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 210.0 CO2 1880 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6A 2993 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 229.0 CO2 1885 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6M 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 272.0 CO2 1815 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 5A 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 289.0 CO2 1840 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 6M 2993 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 224.0 CO2 1925 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 5A 2993 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 243.0 CO2 1930 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 5A 2979 cm3 231 PS 228 bhp 170 kW 293.0 CO2 1840 kg

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2003 BMW X3 3.0i data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2795 mm 110 inches
Track/tread (front) 1524 mm 60 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Length 4565 mm 179.7 inches
Width 1853 mm 73 inches
Height 1674 mm 65.9 inches
Ground clearance 201 mm 7.9 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 1835 kg 4045 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 67 litres 14.7 UK Gal 17.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.35
Frontal area 2.50
CdA 0.88
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3 litre
2979 cc
(181.79 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 89.6 mm
3.31 × 3.53 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.94
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 231 PS (228 bhp) (170 kW)
at 5900 rpm
Specific output 76.5 bhp/litre
1.25 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 300 Nm (221 ft·lb) (30.6 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque 100.7 Nm/litre
1.22 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.2:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1265.5 kPa (183.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 496.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.8 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 28.7 s
Maximum speed 224 km/h (139 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 125.98 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
92.65 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
124.25 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.79 kg/kW
18.03 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 16.0/8.7/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km16.0/8.7/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre6.2/11.5/8.8 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG17.7/32.5/24.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG14.7/27.0/20.6 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 276.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 264.48 g/km
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels four wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.70 m
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8J x 17
Wheel size rear 8J x 17
Tyres front 235/60 R 17 99H
Tyres rear 235/60 R 17 99H
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 325 mm
Rear brake diameter 320 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio 3.93
general
Carfolio.com ID113366
Production total
Model code
Model family E83
RAC rating 26.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 BMW X3 3.0i added 2003-09-09.
Last modified 2013-02-28.