2000 BMW 316ti Compact E46

The BMW 316ti Compact is a 3 door hatchback style car with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. It forms part of BMW's E46 model range. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.8 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 113.5 bhp (115 PS/85 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 175 N·m (129 lb·ft/17.8 kgm) at 3750 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels through a 5 speed manual set of gears. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1375 kg. Maximum stated speed is 201 km/h (125 mph), quoted fuel consumption figures are 9.7/5.3/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 167.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2000 BMW 316ti Compact E46 information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4262 mm
How heavy?
1375 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1796 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
115 PS / 113.5 bhp / 85 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
175 Nm / 129 ft.lb / 17.8 kgm @ 3750 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 10.9 s
How fast?
201 km/h, 125 mph
How economical?
9.7/5.3/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
167.0 CO2 g/km

BMW E46 models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5A 1995 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 196.0 CO2 1435 kg
BMW 320Cd -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 1995 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 167.0 CO2 1680 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2494 cm3 187 PS 184 bhp 137 kW 1460 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2494 cm3 187 PS 184 bhp 137 kW 1500 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2494 cm3 187 PS 184 bhp 137 kW 1460 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 2494 cm3 187 PS 184 bhp 137 kW 1570 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5A 2494 cm3 187 PS 184 bhp 137 kW 1600 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 2979 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 1490 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5A 2979 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 1525 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 2979 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 1640 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5A 2979 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 1675 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2979 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1490 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2979 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1525 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2979 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 1490 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2979 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 1525 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2979 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2979 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2979 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1490 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6M 2979 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1743 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5A 2979 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1743 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 1995 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 188.0 CO2 1585 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 1895 cm3 118 PS 116 bhp 87 kW 199.0 CO2 1505 kg
BMW 320Cd -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 1995 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 153.0 CO2 1490 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5A 1995 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 185.0 CO2 1505 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2171 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 216.0 CO2 1520 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2171 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 230.0 CO2 1555 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 221.0 CO2 1545 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 232.0 CO2 1580 kg
3 door hatchback FR 5A 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 227.0 CO2 1505 kg
BMW 325ti Compact -
3 door hatchback FR 6M 2494 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 215.0 CO2 1480 kg

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2000 BMW 316ti Compact data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2725 mm 107.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1484 mm 58.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1493 mm 58.8 inches
Length 4262 mm 167.8 inches
Width 1751 mm 68.9 inches
Height 1408 mm 55.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.56
Kerb weight 1375 kg 3031 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 63 litres 13.9 UK Gal 16.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.29
Frontal area 2.07
CdA 0.60
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1796 cc
(109.599 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 81 mm
3.31 × 3.19 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 115 PS (113.5 bhp) (85 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 63.2 bhp/litre
1.04 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 175 Nm (129 ft·lb) (17.8 kgm)
at 3750 rpm
Specific torque 97.44 Nm/litre
1.18 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system Bosch fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1224.5 kPa (177.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 449 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 10.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 31.6 s
Maximum speed 201 km/h (125 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 83.69 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
61.55 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
82.55 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.25 kg/kW
27.14 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 9.7/5.3/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km9.7/5.3/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre10.3/18.9/14.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG29.1/53.3/40.9 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG24.2/44.4/34.1 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 167.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 160.08 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
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 3.000
Turning circle 10.50 m
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6½J x 15
Wheel size rear 6½J x 15
Tyres front 195/65 R 15 91H
Tyres rear 195/65 R 15 91H
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 286 mm
Rear brake diameter 280 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.38
general
Carfolio.com ID89342
Production total
Model code
Model family E46
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2000 BMW 316ti Compact added 2001-11-14.
Last modified 2013-02-28.