Key facts

2008 BMW 320d, 2008 MY E90 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4531 mm
How heavy?
1505 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1995 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
177 PS / 175 bhp / 130 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
350 Nm / 258 / 35.7 kgm @ 1750-2500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.9 s
How fast?
230 km/h, 143 mph
How economical?
6.0/4.1/4.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
128.0 CO2 g/km


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2008 BMW 320d technical specifications


The BMW 320d is a sedan/saloon with 4 doors and a front mounted powerplant which supplies the power to the rear wheels.
It is part of BMW's E90 model range.
It is powered by a turbocharged engine of 2 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 175 bhp (177 PS/130 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 350 N·m (258 lb·ft/35.7 kgm) at 1750-2500 rpm.
The engine transmits power to the wheels by means of a 6 speed manual gearbox.
Stated weight at the kerb is 1505 kg.
Maximum speed claimed is 230 km/h or 143 mph, claimed fuel consumption is 6.0/4.1/4.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 128.0 g/km.
2008 BMW 320d data
2008 BMW 320d, 2008 MY E90 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2760 108.7
Track/tread (front) 1506 59.3
Track/tread (rear) 1535 60.4
Length 4531 178.4
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 0.27
Frontal area 2.17
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 177 PS (175 bhp) (130 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 87.7 bhp/litre
1.44 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 350 Nm (258 ft·lb) (35.7 kgm)
at 1750-2500 rpm
Specific torque 175.44 Nm/litre
2.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 16:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2204.6 kPa (319.8 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 7.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 28.5 s
Maximum speed 230 km/h (143 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 117.9 PS/g
86.71 kW/g
116.28 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.53 kg/kW
19.26 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.0/4.1/4.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.0/4.1/4.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre16.7/24.4/20.8 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG47.1/68.9/58.9 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG39.2/57.4/49.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 128.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 127.20 g/km
VED band (UK) D
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 2.920
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7J x 16
Wheel size rear 7J x 16
Tyres front 205/55 R 16 91V
Tyres rear 205/55 R 16 91V
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 312 mm
Rear brake diameter 300 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 2.56
general ID180191
Production total
Model code
Model family E90
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 BMW 320d added 2008-07-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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