2011 BMW 328i Automatic F30

The BMW 328i is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with the motor positioned in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. The BMW 328i is one of the F30 range of cars from BMW. Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 2 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 242 bhp (245 PS/180 kW) at 5000-6500 rpm and 350 N·m (258 lb·ft/35.7 kgm) at 1250-4800 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of an 8 speed automatic 'box. The quoted weight at the kerb is 1505 kg. Maximum stated speed is 250 km/h, which equates to 155 mph, official fuel consumption is 8.2/5.2/6.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 147.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2011 BMW 328i Automatic F30 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4624 mm
How heavy?
1505 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1997 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
245 PS / 242 bhp / 180 kW @ 5000-6500 rpm
How much torque?
350 Nm / 258 ft.lb / 35.7 kgm @ 1250-4800 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.1 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
8.2/5.2/6.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
147.0 CO2 g/km

BMW F30 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 116 PS 114 bhp 85 kW 102.0 CO2 1495 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1995 cm3 116 PS 114 bhp 85 kW 102.0 CO2 1505 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1997 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 1475 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1997 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 1495 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 129.0 CO2 1550 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1997 cm3 245 PS 241.5 bhp 180 kW 1545 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1997 cm3 245 PS 241.5 bhp 180 kW 1570 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 1997 cm3 245 PS 241.5 bhp 180 kW 1631 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 2993 cm3 258 PS 254.5 bhp 190 kW 137.0 CO2 1685 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2979 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1620 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 2979 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1630 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6M 2979 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1676 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 2979 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1683 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1598 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 134.0 CO2 1460 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1598 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 134.0 CO2 1480 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6M 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 127.0 CO2 1585 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 124.0 CO2 1595 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1598 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 124.0 CO2 1465 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6M 1997 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 158.0 CO2 1490 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 1997 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 149.0 CO2 1565 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6M 1997 cm3 245 PS 242 bhp 180 kW 159.0 CO2 1535 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 1997 cm3 245 PS 242 bhp 180 kW 157.0 CO2 1610 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 2993 cm3 258 PS 254.5 bhp 190 kW 129.0 CO2 1615 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6M 2979 cm3 306 PS 302 bhp 225 kW 193.0 CO2 1655 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 2979 cm3 306 PS 302 bhp 225 kW 178.0 CO2 1665 kg
BMW ActiveHybrid 3 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 2979 cm3 306 PS 302 bhp 225 kW 139.0 CO2 1730 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 116 PS 114 bhp 85 kW 114.0 CO2 1485 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1995 cm3 116 PS 114 bhp 85 kW 116.0 CO2 1505 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 116.0 CO2 1485 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1995 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 117.0 CO2 1505 kg

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2011 BMW 328i Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2810 mm 110.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1531 mm 60.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1572 mm 61.9 inches
Length 4624 mm 182 inches
Width 1811 mm 71.3 inches
Height 1429 mm 56.3 inches
Ground clearance 140 mm 5.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1505 kg 3318 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.29
Frontal area 2.20
CdA 0.64
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code N20B20O0
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1997 cc
(121.864 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 90.1 mm
3.31 × 3.55 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.93
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 245 PS (242 bhp) (180 kW)
at 5000-6500 rpm
Specific output 121.2 bhp/litre
1.99 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 350 Nm (258 ft·lb) (35.7 kgm)
at 1250-4800 rpm
Specific torque 175.26 Nm/litre
2.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2202.4 kPa (319.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.1 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 25.6 s
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 163.03 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
119.91 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
160.8 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.34 kg/kW
13.93 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.2/5.2/6.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km8.2/5.2/6.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre12.2/19.2/15.9 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG34.4/54.3/44.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG28.7/45.2/37.3 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 147.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 146.16 g/km
VED band (UK) F
CO2 Effizienz (DE) C
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7½J x 17
Wheel size rear 7½J x 17
Tyres front 225/50 R 17 94W
Tyres rear 225/50 R 17 94W
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 8 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.15
general
Carfolio.com ID256949
Production total
Model code
Model family F30
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 BMW 328i Automatic added 2011-10-14.
Last modified 2013-02-28.