2005 BMW 325i E90

This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. The BMW 325i is one of the E90 model family from BMW. The 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 2.5 litres. This unit musters power and torque figures of 215 bhp (218 PS/160 kW) at 6500 rpm and 250 Nm (184 lbft/25.5 kgm) at 2750-4250 rpm respectively. Power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 6 speed manual gearbox. Claimed kerb weight is 1490 kg. It is said to be able to achieve a maxiumum speed of 245 km/h or 152 mph, quoted fuel consumption is 12.1/6.2/8.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 203.0 g/km.

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2005 BMW 325i E90 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4520 mm
How heavy?
1490 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2497 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
218 PS / 215 bhp / 160 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
250 Nm / 184 ft.lb / 25.5 kgm @ 2750-4250 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7 s
How fast?
245 km/h, 152 mph
How economical?
12.1/6.2/8.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
203.0 CO2 g/km

BMW E90 models

BMW M3 CRT -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 7A 4361 cm3 450 PS 444 bhp 331 kW 295.0 CO2 1655 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 118.0 CO2 1475 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 119.0 CO2 1490 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 119.0 CO2 1490 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 1995 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 140.0 CO2 1520 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 1995 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 140.0 CO2 1520 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 125.0 CO2 1495 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 125.0 CO2 1495 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 1995 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 140.0 CO2 1505 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 140.0 CO2 1505 kg
BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 109.0 CO2 1495 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 137.0 CO2 1600 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6M 1995 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 137.0 CO2 1600 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 150.0 CO2 1615 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 1995 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 150.0 CO2 1615 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2497 cm3 191 PS 188 bhp 140 kW 203.0 CO2 1490 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2497 cm3 191 PS 188 bhp 140 kW 212.0 CO2 1520 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2993 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 151.0 CO2 1600 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2993 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 160.0 CO2 1610 kg
BMW 335d -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2993 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW 1735 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2979 cm3 306 PS 302 bhp 225 kW 196.0 CO2 1610 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2979 cm3 306 PS 302 bhp 225 kW 202.0 CO2 1625 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6M 2979 cm3 306 PS 302 bhp 225 kW 205.0 CO2 1690 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 2979 cm3 306 PS 302 bhp 225 kW 212.0 CO2 1705 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 3999 cm3 420 PS 414 bhp 309 kW 290.0 CO2 1680 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 7A 3999 cm3 420 PS 414 bhp 309 kW 263.0 CO2 1700 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 123.0 CO2 1505 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 1995 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 148.0 CO2 1520 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 146.0 CO2 1435 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 1995 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 155.0 CO2 1465 kg

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2005 BMW 325i data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2760 108.7
Track/tread (front) 1500 59.1
Track/tread (rear) 1513 59.6
Length 4520 178
Width 1817 71.5
Height 1421 55.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1490 kg 3285
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 63 litres 13.9 UK Gal 16.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.3
Frontal area 2.11
CdA 0.63
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.5 litre
2497 cc
(152.376 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82 × 78.8 mm
3.23 × 3.1 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 218 PS (215 bhp) (160 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output 86.1 bhp/litre
1.41 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 250 Nm (184 ft·lb) (25.5 kgm)
at 2750-4250 rpm
Specific torque 100.12 Nm/litre
1.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1258.1 kPa (182.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 416.17 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 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 27.4 s
Maximum speed 245 km/h (152 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 146.3 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
107.6 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
144.3 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.29 kg/kW
15.52 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 12.1/6.2/8.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km12.1/6.2/8.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre8.3/16.1/11.9 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG23.3/45.6/33.6 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG19.4/37.9/28.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 203.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 194.88 g/km
VED band (UK) K
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7J x 16
Wheel size rear 7J x 16
Tyres front 205/55 R 16 91W
Tyres rear 205/55 R 16 91W
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 300 mm
Rear brake diameter 300 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID125488
Production total
Model code
Model family E90
RAC rating 25.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2005 BMW 325i added 2005-01-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.