Key facts

2005 BMW 318d E90 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4520 mm
How heavy?
1505 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1995 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
122 PS / 120 bhp / 89 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
280 Nm / 207 / 28.6 kgm @ 1750-2000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 10.6 s
How fast?
206 km/h, 128 mph
How economical?
7.6/4.4/5.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
150.0 CO2 g/km


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2005 BMW 318d technical specifications


The BMW 318d is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers the power to the rear wheels.
The 318d is part of BMW's E90 range of cars.
Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 2 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 120 bhp (122 PS/89 kW) at 4000 rpm and 280 N·m (207 lb·ft/28.6 kgm) at 1750-2000 rpm respectively.
The engine drives the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox.
The stated kerb weight is 1505 kg.
Its maximum speed stated is 206 km/h or 128 mph, manufacturer claimed fuel consumption is 7.6/4.4/5.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 150.0 g/km.
2005 BMW 318d data
2005 BMW 318d E90 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
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 1505 kg 3318 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 63 litres 13.9 UK Gal 16.6 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.28
Frontal area 2.11
CdA 0.59
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1995 cc
(121.742 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
16 valves in total
maximum power output 122 PS (120 bhp) (89 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 60.2 bhp/litre
0.99 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 280 Nm (207 ft·lb) (28.6 kgm)
at 1750-2000 rpm
Specific torque 140.35 Nm/litre
1.7 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 17:1
Fuel system direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1763.7 kPa (255.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.75 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 10.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 206 km/h (128 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 80.84 PS/g
59.46 kW/g
79.73 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.82 kg/kW
28.09 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 7.6/4.4/5.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km7.6/4.4/5.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre13.2/22.7/17.9 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG37.2/64.2/50.4 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG30.9/53.5/42.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 150.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 148.40 g/km
VED band (UK) F
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
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7J x 16
Wheel size rear 7J x 16
Tyres front 205/55 R 16 91H RSC
Tyres rear 205/55 R 16 91H RSC
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 292 mm
Rear brake diameter 296 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio 3.23
general ID134057
Production total
Model code
Model family E90
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2005 BMW 318d added 2005-10-26.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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