1994 BMW 318tds E36

BMW 318tds is an automobile that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front positioned engine driving through the rear wheels. The BMW 318tds is one of the E36 range of cars from BMW. Power is supplied by a single overhead camshaft, 1.7 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 89 bhp (90 PS/66 kW) at 4400 rpm and 190 N·m (140 lb·ft/19.4 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox. The stated weight at the kerb is 1293 kg. Top quoted speed is 183 km/h (114 mph).

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1994 BMW 318tds E36 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4433 mm
How heavy?
1293 kg
What size engine?
1.7 litre, 1665 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
90 PS / 89 bhp / 66 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
190 Nm / 140 ft.lb / 19.4 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 13.5 s
How fast?
183 km/h, 114 mph

BMW E36 models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5A 1991 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 240.0 CO2 1410 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1895 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 1350 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 1895 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 1390 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1895 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 1350 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1895 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 190.0 CO2 1335 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 1895 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 209.0 CO2 1375 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 1895 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 1390 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2494 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 213.0 CO2 1385 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5A 2494 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 240.0 CO2 1420 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2793 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1395 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2793 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 218.0 CO2 1395 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5A 2793 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 243.0 CO2 1430 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1355 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1395 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1665 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1400 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1991 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 213.0 CO2 1375 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1991 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1420 kg
BMW 323i -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2494 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 213.0 CO2 1385 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2494 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 1420 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2498 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1485 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 2498 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1520 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2793 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1440 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 2793 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1475 kg
BMW M3 GT -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2990 cm3 295 PS 291 bhp 217 kW 1460 kg
3 door hatchback FR 5M 1596 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW 182.0 CO2 1250 kg
3 door hatchback FR 4A 1596 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW 211.0 CO2 1290 kg
3 door hatchback FR 5M 1796 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1596 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW 1190 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 1596 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW 199.0 CO2 1350 kg
BMW 325tds -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2498 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1350 kg

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1994 BMW 318tds data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2700 106.3
Track/tread (front) 1408 55.4
Track/tread (rear) 1421 55.9
Length 4433 174.5
Width 1698 66.9
Height 1393 54.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1293 kg 2851
Weight distribution 51 % front
fuel tank capacity 65 litres 14.3 UK Gal 17.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.7 litre
1665 cc
(101.605 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 83 mm
3.15 × 3.27 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
90 PS (89 bhp) (66 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
53.5 bhp/litre
0.88 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
190 Nm (140 ft·lb) (19.4 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
114.11 Nm/litre
1.38 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 22:1
Fuel system diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1434 kPa (208 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 416.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 9.6 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 13.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 183 km/h (114 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 69.79 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
51.33 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
68.83 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 19.48 kg/kW
32.54 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.400
Turning circle 9.40 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.65
general
Carfolio.com ID53757
Production total
Model code
Model family E36
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1994 BMW 318tds added 1995-12-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.