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328I SEDAN
SPECIFICATIONS & FEATURES
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TRIM
MSRP
BMW 328i Sedan $32,700
BMW 328xi Sedan $34,600
BMW 335i Sedan $39,300
BMW 335xi Sedan $41,200
ENGINE
Type:
2,996cc Inline-6; aluminum block and head
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 230 at 6,500
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 200 at 2,750
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 85.0 x 88.0
Compression Ratio: 10.7:1
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 17 - 18 (RWD) / 25 - 28 (RWD)
Available with: 328i; 328xi
 
TRANSMISSIONS
Type:
6-speed manual
Ratios: 4.32, 2.46, 1.66, 1.23, 1.00, 0.85
Final Drive: 3.23; 3.39 (AWD)
Available with: 328
 
Type:
6-speed automatic
Ratios: 4.07, 2.37, 1.55, 1.16, 0.85, 0.67
Final Drive: 3.73; 3.91 (AWD)
Available with: 328
 
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:
12.3 in. power-assisted vented discs
Rear:
11.8 in. power-assisted vented discs
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
3,340
GVWR [lbs]:
4,398
Weight distribution: 51 / 49
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 16.1
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
36.1
 
STANDARD TECHNICAL FEATURES
  • Daytime running lights
  • Halogen headlights
  • P205/55 R16 run-flat all-season tires
  • Theft-deterrent system
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
  • Ultra low emission vehicle (ULEV)
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
 
STANDARD EXTERIOR FEATURES
  • 2 door curb lights
  • 4 doors
  • Body color front and rear bumper, door handles
  • Chrome exhaust tip
  • Fog lights in front
  • Power remote, heated and folding left door mirror
  • Power remote, heated and folding right door mirror
  • Power sliding and tilting glass sunroof with one-touch open / close and tilt
  • Variable intermittent, rain-detecting wipers with heated washers
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Pass. Vol. [cu-ft]:
93.0
Seating Capacity:
5
 
Front Headroom [in.]:
38.5
Rear Headroom [in.]: 37.5
 
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
 
STANDARD INTERIOR FEATURES
  • 2 12V power outlets
  • 6-way driver bucket seat
  • 6-way front passenger bucket seat
  • AM/FM radio with seek/scan, amplifier, RDS, MP3 capability, single in-dash CD-player and 10 speakers
  • Ashtray
  • Auto-locking doors
  • Cargo area carpeting, light, net and tie-down anchors
  • Cargo concealed storage
  • Cell-phone preparation
  • Cigarette lighter
  • Clock
  • Cruise control
  • Cupholders in front and rear
  • Door bins in front
  • Driver footrest
  • Dual-zone automatic air conditioning with separate rear controls
  • External temperature display
  • Floor carpeting
  • Front seat center console with armrest and cooled storage
  • Full cloth headliner
  • Illuminated entry
  • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors in front
  • Keyfob remote keyless entry
  • Leather steering-wheel and shift knob
  • Leatherette seat-upholstery
  • Lighted and lockable glove box
  • Power windows with one-touch open in front and rear
  • Reading lights in front and rear
  • Rear bench seat
  • Rear seat center armrest
  • Rear window defogger
  • Remote trunk release
  • Remote window and sunroof control
  • Satellite radio capability
  • Speed-sensitive volume
  • Steering-wheel mounted audio controls
  • Tachometer
  • Tilting and telescoping steering-wheel
  • Tinted windows
  • Trip computer
  • Variable instrument panel lighting
  • Vehicle information system
STANDARD SAFETY FEATURES
  • 3-point rear seat belts in all positions
  • Airbags in front with occupancy sensor on passenger side
  • Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
  • Brake assist
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Front adjustable and tilting head restraints
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Rear adjustable head restraints
  • Rear seatbelt pretensioners
  • Side-curtain airbags in front and rear
  • Side-impact airbags in front
  • Side-impact bars
  • Traction control
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