Key facts

2012 BMW 320d xDrive F30 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4624 mm
How heavy?
1585 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?
233 km/h, 145 mph
How economical?
6.2/4.1/4.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
127.0 CO2 g/km


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2012 BMW 320d xDrive technical specifications


The 320d xDrive is an all wheel drive sedan/saloon passenger car with a front mounted engine, manufactured by BMW.
It is part of BMW's F30 model series.
Powering the BMW 320d xDrive is a double overhead camshaft, 2 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder engine, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 181 bhp (184 PS/135 kW) at 4000 rpm and 380 N·m (280 lb·ft/38.8 kgm) at 1750-2750 rpm respectively.
The power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 6 speed manual gearbox.
Quoted kerb weight is 1585 kg.
Maximum quoted speed is 233 km/h, or 145 mph, stated fuel consumption is 6.2/4.1/4.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 127.0 g/km.
2012 BMW 320d xDrive data
2012 BMW 320d xDrive 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) 1582 62.3
Length 4624 182
Width 1811 71.3
Height 1434 56.5
Ground clearance 145 5.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1585 kg 3494 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 57 litres 12.5 UK Gal 15.1 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.28
Frontal area 2.20
CdA 0.62
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 27.9 s
Maximum speed 233 km/h (145 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 115.78 PS/g
85.16 kW/g
114.2 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.74 kg/kW
19.62 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.2/4.1/4.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.2/4.1/4.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre16.1/24.4/20.8 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG45.6/68.9/58.9 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG37.9/57.4/49.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 127.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 127.20 g/km
VED band (UK) D
CO2 Effizienz (DE) A
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
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 92V
Tyres rear 205/60 R 16 92V
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 ID300597
Production total
Model code
Model family F30
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 BMW 320d xDrive added 2012-12-21.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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