• BMW 320d

    BMW 320d -

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  • BMW 320d

    BMW 320d -

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Key facts

2011 BMW 320d F30 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4624 mm
How heavy?
1495 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1995 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
184 PS / 181 bhp / 135 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
380 Nm / 280 / 38.8 kgm @ 1750-2750 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.5 s
How fast?
235 km/h, 146 mph
How economical?
5.8/3.8/4.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
119.0 CO2 g/km


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2011 BMW 320d technical specifications


The BMW 320d is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted powerplant which supplies the power to the rear wheels.
The 320d is part of BMW's F30 model series.
Its 2 litre engine is a turbocharged, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that produces 181 bhp (184 PS/135 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 380 N·m (280 lb·ft/38.8 kgm) at 1750-2750 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox.
Having a claimed kerb weight of 1495 kg, the BMW 320d manages the 0-100 km/h yardstick in 7.5 seconds and the kilometre from standstill in 27.7 seconds.
Top claimed speed is 235 km/h (146 mph), official fuel consumption is 5.8/3.8/4.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 119.0 g/km.
2011 BMW 320d data
2011 BMW 320d F30 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2810 110.6
Track/tread (front) 1543 60.7
Track/tread (rear) 1583 62.3
Length 4624 182
Width 1811 71.3
Height 1429 56.3
Ground clearance 140 5.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1495 kg 3296 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 57 litres 12.5 UK Gal 15.1 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.27
Frontal area 2.20
CdA 0.59
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code N47D20O1
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 184 PS (181 bhp) (135 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 90.7 bhp/litre
1.49 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 380 Nm (280 ft·lb) (38.8 kgm)
at 1750-2750 rpm
Specific torque 190.48 Nm/litre
2.3 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 16.5:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2393.6 kPa (347.2 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 7.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 27.7 s
Maximum speed 235 km/h (146 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 122.75 PS/g
90.28 kW/g
121.07 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.08 kg/kW
18.5 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 5.8/3.8/4.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km5.8/3.8/4.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre17.2/26.3/22.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG48.7/74.3/62.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG40.6/61.9/52.3 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 119.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 119.25 g/km
VED band (UK) C
CO2 Effizienz (DE) A
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7.0J x 16
Wheel size rear 7.0J x 16
Tyres front 205/60 R 16 92W
Tyres rear 205/60 R 16 92W
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.66
Final drive ratio 3.23
general ID256916
Production total
Model code
Model family F30
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 BMW 320d added 2011-10-14.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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