Key facts

2011 BMW 318d Automatic, 2012 MY F30 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4624 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 @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
320 Nm / 236 / 32.6 kgm @ 1750-2500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.2 s
How fast?
212 km/h, 132 mph
How economical?
5.4/3.9/4.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
117.0 CO2 g/km


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2011 BMW 318d Automatic technical specifications


The 318d is a rear wheel drive sedan/saloon motor car with a front mounted engine, sold by BMW.
The BMW 318d belongs to the F30 range of cars from BMW.
Its engine is a turbocharged diesel, 2 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This powerplant has an output of 141 bhp (143 PS/105 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 320 N·m (236 lb·ft/32.6 kgm) at 1750-2500 rpm.
An 8 speed automatic gearbox supplies the power to the wheels.
It weighs a stated 1505 kg at the kerb.
Top quoted speed is 212 km/h (132 mph), official fuel consumption is 5.4/3.9/4.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 117.0 g/km.
2011 BMW 318d Automatic data
2011 BMW 318d Automatic, 2012 MY 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
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1505 kg 3318 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 57 litres 12.5 UK Gal 15.1 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.26
Frontal area 2.20
CdA 0.57
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code N47D20U1
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 143 PS (141 bhp) (105 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 70.7 bhp/litre
1.16 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 320 Nm (236 ft·lb) (32.6 kgm)
at 1750-2500 rpm
Specific torque 160.4 Nm/litre
1.94 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) 2015.7 kPa (292.3 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 9.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 30 s
Maximum speed 212 km/h (132 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 94.99 PS/g
69.86 kW/g
93.69 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.31 kg/kW
23.91 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 5.4/3.9/4.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km5.4/3.9/4.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre18.5/25.6/22.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG52.3/72.4/62.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG43.6/60.3/52.3 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 117.0 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
Tyres rear 205/60 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 8 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 2.81
general ID257081
Production total
Model code
Model family F30
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 BMW 318d Automatic added 2011-10-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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