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SPECIFICATIONS
ENGINES
Type:
2,996cc Inline-6; aluminum block and head
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 215 at 6,250
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 185 at 2,750
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 85.0 x 88.0
Compression Ratio: 10.7:1
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 20 / 30
Available with: 325i
 
Type:
2,996cc Inline-6; aluminum block and head
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 255 at 6,600
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 220 at 2,750
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 85.0 x 88.0
Compression Ratio: 10.7:1
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 21 / 29
Available with: 330i
 
TRANSMISSIONS
Type:
6-speed manual
Ratios: 4.32, 2.46, 1.66, 1.23, 1.00, 0.85
Final Drive: 3.23
Available with: 325i
 
Type:
6-speed manual
Ratios: 4.35, 2.50, 1.66, 1.23, 1.00, 0.85
Final Drive: 3.73
Available with: 330i
 
Type:
6-speed automatic
Ratios: 4.17, 2.34, 1.52, 1.14, 0.87, 0.69
 
LAYOUT
Engine position:
Front-engine
Driveline:
Rear-wheel-drive
 
SUSPENSION
Front:
MacPherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear:
Multi-link; coil springs, anti-roll bar
 
BRAKES
Front:
11.8 in. power-assisted vented discs
13.0 in. power-assisted vented discs (330i)
Rear:
11.8 in. power-assisted vented discs
13.2 in. power-assisted vented discs (330i)
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
3,351 (325i)
3,417 (330i)
Weight distribution: 51 / 49
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 15.9
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
36.1
 
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
178.2
Width [in.]:
71.5
Height [in.]:
55.9
Wheelbase [in.]: 108.7
Front Track [in.]: 59.1
Rear Track [in.]: 59.6
 
Coefficient of Drag:
0.30
 
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Pass. Vol. [cu-ft]:
93.0
Seating Capacity:
5
 
Front Headroom [in.]:
37.4
Rear Headroom [in.]: 37.1
 
Front Legroom [in.]:
41.5
Rear Legroom [in.]: 34.6
 
Front Shoulderroom [in.]:
55.4
Rear Shoulderroom [in.]: 55.1
 
Cargo Cap. [cu-ft]:
12.0
 
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