Key facts

2005 BMW 330d E90 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4520 mm
How heavy?
1675 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2993 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
231 PS / 228 bhp / 170 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
500 Nm / 369 / 51 kgm @ 1750-3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.7 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
8.9/5.1/6.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
174.0 CO2 g/km


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2005 BMW 330d technical specifications


The BMW 330d is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with its motor mounted in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell.
The BMW 330d is one of the E90 model family from BMW.
Its 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 3 litres. It musters power and torque figures of 228 bhp (231 PS/170 kW) at 4000 rpm and 500 Nm (369 lbft/51 kgm) at 1750-3000 rpm respectively.
The engine powers the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox.
Quoted weight at the kerb is 1675 kg.
Top stated speed is 250 km/h (155 mph), claimed fuel consumption is 8.9/5.1/6.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 174.0 g/km.
2005 BMW 330d data
2005 BMW 330d 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 1675 kg 3693 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 61 litres 13.4 UK Gal 16.1 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.29
Frontal area 2.11
CdA 0.61
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 231 PS (228 bhp) (170 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 76.2 bhp/litre
1.25 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 500 Nm (369 ft·lb) (51 kgm)
at 1750-3000 rpm
Specific torque 167.06 Nm/litre
2.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 17:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2099.3 kPa (304.5 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 6.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 138.01 PS/g
101.5 kW/g
136.12 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.85 kg/kW
16.46 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.9/5.1/6.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km8.9/5.1/6.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre11.2/19.6/15.4 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG31.7/55.4/43.5 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG26.4/46.1/36.2 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 174.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 172.25 g/km
VED band (UK) H
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 8J x 17
Wheel size rear 8J x 17
Tyres front 225/45 R 17 91Y
Tyres rear 225/45 R 17 91Y
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 330 mm
Rear brake diameter 336 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.84
Final drive ratio 2.35
general ID149809
Production total
Model code
Model family E90
RAC rating 26.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2005 BMW 330d added 2006-11-12.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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