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Compare BMW 3 Series E90 [318d] vs BMW 3 Series E90 LCI [316d]

Reviews

Neo score
59%
76%
Pros
  • Sweet N52 and M57 inline-6 engines
  • Still easy to DIY
  • Good aftermarket support
  • Powertrain became more powerful
  • Good 0.26 drag coefficient
  • Good towing capacity
Cons
  • Sterile exterior design
  • Functional interior design
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • N54 and N57 engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Losing BMW's handling characteristics
  • Sterile design

Price

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Variants

318d
318i
320d
320d AT
320i
320i AT
325d
325d AT
325i
325i AT
325xi
330d
330i N52
330i N52 AT
330i N53
330xd
330xi
335i
335xi
316d
316i
318d
318d 2010+
318d AT
318d AT Euro5
318i Euro5
318i
318i AT
318i AT Euro5
320d
320d AT
320d xDrive
320d xDrive AT
320d Euro5
320d AT Euro5
320d xDrive Euro5
320d xDrive AT Euro5
320i
320i Euro5
320i AT
320i AT Euro5
323i
323i AT
325d
325d AT
325d Euro5
325d AT Euro5
325i
325i Euro5
325i AT Euro5
325i AT
325i xDrive
325i xDrive Euro5
325i xDrive AT
325i xDrive AT Euro5
328i
328i AT
328i xDrive
328i xDrive AT
330d
330d AT
330d xDrive
330d xDrive AT
330i
330i Euro5
330i AT Euro5
330i AT
330i xDrive
330i xDrive Euro5
330i xDrive AT
330i xDrive AT Euro5
335d AT
335d AT Euro5
335i Euro5
335i
335i AT
335i AT Euro5
335i xDrive
335i xDrive Euro5
335i xDrive AT
335i xDrive AT Euro5

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
460 L / 16.2 cu-ft
460 L / 16.2 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
7.8 L / 8.2 qt
7.5 L / 7.9 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.2 L / 5.5 qt
5.2 L / 5.5 qt
Fuel Capacity
61.0 L / 16.1 gal
61.0 L / 16.1 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
515 kg / 1135 lbs
520 kg / 1146 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Disc
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Independent, spring
Suspension | Rear
Helical spring
Multi-link
Tire Size
205/55 R16
205/55 R16 91H
Turning Circle
11.0 m / 36.1 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
144 mm / 5.7 in
Size | Height
1421 mm / 55.9 in
1421 mm / 55.9 in
Size | Length
4520 mm / 178.0 in
4531 mm / 178.4 in
Size | Width
1817 mm / 71.5 in
1817 mm / 71.5 in | 1989 mm / 78.3 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1500.0 mm / 59.1 in
1506.0 mm / 59.3 in
Track Width | Rear
1513.0 mm / 59.6 in
1535.0 mm / 60.4 in
Weight
1435.0 kg / 3163.6 lbs
1400.0 kg / 3086.5 lbs
Wheel Size
16 in
7J x 16
Wheelbase
2760 mm / 108.7 in
2760 mm / 108.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
10.6 sec
10.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
10.1 sec
10.4 sec
CO2 Emission
171 g/km
118 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.27
Fuel Economy
5.7 L/100km / 41.3 MPG (combined) | 7.6 L/100km / 31.0 MPG (urban) | 4.4 L/100km / 53.5 MPG (highway)
4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (combined) | 5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (urban) | 4.0 L/100km / 58.8 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
206.0 km/h / 128.0 mph
202.0 km/h / 125.5 mph
Towing Capacity
695 kg / 1532 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Euro 5
Engine
M47D20TU2
N47D20C
Engine | Bore
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
17.0:1
16.5:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.7 cu-in / 1995.0 cc
2.0 L / 121.7 cu-in / 1995.0 cc
Engine | Power
122.0 hp / 91.0 kW @ 4000 rpm
115.0 hp / 85.8 kW @ 4000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
61.2 hp/L / 1.0 hp/cu-in
57.6 hp/L / 0.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
280 Nm / 206.5 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
260 Nm / 191.8 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2006 ~ 2007
2009 ~ 2011
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