• BMW 116i

    BMW 116i -

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  • BMW 116i

    BMW 116i -

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Key facts

2011 BMW 116i F20 information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4324 mm
How heavy?
1365 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1598 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
136 PS / 134 bhp / 100 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
220 Nm / 162 / 22.4 kgm @ 1350-4300 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.5 s
How fast?
210 km/h, 130 mph
How economical?
7.1/4.6/5.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
129.0 CO2 g/km


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2011 BMW 116i technical specifications


The BMW 116i is a rear wheel drive road car, with its engine positioned in the front, and a 5 door hatchback bodyshell.
The BMW 116i belongs to the F20 range of cars from BMW.
Its 1.6 litre engine is a turbocharged, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that has an output of 134 bhp (136 PS/100 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 220 N·m (162 lb·ft/22.4 kgm) at 1350-4300 rpm.
This power is delivered to the wheels through a 6 speed manual gearbox.
The BMW 116i weighs a quoted 1365 kg at the kerb.
Top stated speed is 210 km/h, or 130 mph, officially quoted fuel consumption figures are 7.1/4.6/5.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 129.0 g/km.
2011 BMW 116i data
2011 BMW 116i F20 data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2690 105.9
Track/tread (front) 1535 60.4
Track/tread (rear) 1569 61.8
Length 4324 170.2
Width 1765 69.5
Height 1421 55.9
Ground clearance 140 5.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight 1365 kg 3009 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 52 litres 11.4 UK Gal 13.7 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.31
Frontal area 2.14
CdA 0.66
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW/PSA
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1598 cc
(97.516 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77 × 85.8 mm
3.03 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 136 PS (134 bhp) (100 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output 83.9 bhp/litre
1.37 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 220 Nm (162 ft·lb) (22.4 kgm)
at 1350-4300 rpm
Specific torque 137.67 Nm/litre
1.66 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1730 kPa (250.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 29.8 s
Maximum speed 210 km/h (130 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 99.53 PS/g
73.2 kW/g
98.17 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.66 kg/kW
22.82 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 7.1/4.6/5.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km7.1/4.6/5.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre14.1/21.7/18.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG39.8/61.4/51.4 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG33.1/51.1/42.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 129.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 127.60 g/km
VED band (UK) D
CO2 Effizienz (DE) B
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6½J x 16
Wheel size rear 6½J x 16
Tyres front 195/55 R 16 87H
Tyres rear 195/55 R 16 87H
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 2.81
general ID246026
Production total
Model code
Model family F20
RAC rating 14.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 BMW 116i added 2011-06-05.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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