2008 BMW 318i Touring, 2008 MY E91

The BMW 318i Touring is a rear wheel drive car, with its engine positioned in the front, and a 5 door estate/station wagon bodyshell. The BMW 318i Touring belongs to the E91 model family from BMW. The 2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that develops 141 bhp (143 PS/105 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 190 N·m (140 lb·ft/19.4 kgm) at 4250 rpm. This power is supplied to the wheels through a 6 speed manual gearbox. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1505 kg. Top stated speed is 210 km/h or 130 mph, official fuel consumption figures are 8.0/4.9/6.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 144.0 g/km.

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2008 BMW 318i Touring, 2008 MY E91 information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4527 mm
How heavy?
1505 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1995 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
143 PS / 141 bhp / 105 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
190 Nm / 140 ft.lb / 19.4 kgm @ 4250 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.5 s
How fast?
210 km/h, 130 mph
How economical?
8.0/4.9/6.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
144.0 CO2 g/km

BMW E91 models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 1995 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 114.0 CO2 1580 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 1995 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 119.0 CO2 1550 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 1995 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 120.0 CO2 1565 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 1995 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 120.0 CO2 1565 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 1995 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 142.0 CO2 1580 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 1995 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 142.0 CO2 1580 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 128.0 CO2 1580 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 1995 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 128.0 CO2 1580 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 1995 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 142.0 CO2 1595 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 142.0 CO2 1580 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 1995 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 140.0 CO2 1665 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 140.0 CO2 1665 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 1995 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 153.0 CO2 1665 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 153.0 CO2 1680 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 2993 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 153.0 CO2 1665 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 2993 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 163.0 CO2 1680 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 2996 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 190.0 CO2 1715 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 2996 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 194.0 CO2 1735 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 2993 cm3 245 PS 242 bhp 180 kW 174.0 CO2 1775 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 2993 cm3 245 PS 242 bhp 180 kW 181.0 CO2 1790 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 2996 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 193.0 CO2 1715 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 2996 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 195.0 CO2 1750 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 2979 cm3 306 PS 302 bhp 225 kW 199.0 CO2 1670 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 2979 cm3 306 PS 302 bhp 225 kW 203.0 CO2 1685 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 2979 cm3 306 PS 302 bhp 225 kW 206.0 CO2 1735 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6A 2979 cm3 306 PS 302 bhp 225 kW 215.0 CO2 1750 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 1995 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 125.0 CO2 1580 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 1995 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 146.0 CO2 1595 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6A 1995 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 156.0 CO2 1535 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 1995 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 130.0 CO2 1580 kg

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2008 BMW 318i Touring data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2760 108.7
Track/tread (front) 1506 59.3
Track/tread (rear) 1535 60.4
Length 4527 178.2
Width 1817 71.5
Height 1418 55.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1505 kg 3318
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 63 litres 13.9 UK Gal 16.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.27
Frontal area 2.17
CdA 0.59
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code N43B20U0
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
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 143 PS (141 bhp) (105 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 70.7 bhp/litre
1.16 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 190 Nm (140 ft·lb) (19.4 kgm)
at 4250 rpm
Specific torque 95.24 Nm/litre
1.15 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 12:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1196.8 kPa (173.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 30.6 s
Maximum speed 210 km/h (130 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 94.99 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
69.86 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
93.69 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.31 kg/kW
23.91 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.0/4.9/6.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km8.0/4.9/6.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre12.5/20.4/16.7 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG35.3/57.6/47.1 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG29.4/48.0/39.2 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 144.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 139.20 g/km
VED band (UK) F
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
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 91H
Tyres rear 205/55 R 16 91H
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 312 mm
Rear brake diameter 300 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio 3.39
general
Carfolio.com ID180246
Production total
Model code
Model family E91
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 BMW 318i Touring added 2008-07-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.