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Compare BMW 3 Series E90 LCI [316d] vs BMW M5 E39

Reviews

Neo score
76%
85%
Pros
  • Powertrain became more powerful
  • Good 0.26 drag coefficient
  • Good towing capacity
  • Superb S62 V8 engine
  • Classic exterior design
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Good towing capacity
Cons
  • N54 and N57 engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Losing BMW's handling characteristics
  • Sterile design
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Price

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Variants

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
7.5 L / 7.9 qt
12.5 L / 13.2 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.2 L / 5.5 qt
6.5 L / 6.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
61.0 L / 16.1 gal
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
520 kg / 1146 lbs
495 kg / 1091 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Independent, spring
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
205/55 R16 91H
245/40 R18, 275/35 R18
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
1437 mm / 56.6 in
Size | Length
4531 mm / 178.4 in
4784 mm / 188.3 in
Size | Width
1817 mm / 71.5 in | 1989 mm / 78.3 in (mirror unfolded)
1800 mm / 70.9 in
Track Width | Front
1506.0 mm / 59.3 in
1515.0 mm / 59.6 in
Track Width | Rear
1535.0 mm / 60.4 in
1527.0 mm / 60.1 in
Weight
1400.0 kg / 3086.5 lbs
1795.0 kg / 3957.3 lbs
Wheel Size
7J x 16
8J x 18, 9.5J x 18
Wheelbase
2760 mm / 108.7 in
2830 mm / 111.4 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
10.9 sec
5.3 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
10.4 sec
5.0 sec
CO2 Emission
118 g/km
336 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.27
0.31
Fuel Economy
4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (combined) | 5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (urban) | 4.0 L/100km / 58.8 MPG (highway)
13.9 L/100km / 16.9 MPG (combined) | 21.1 L/100km / 11.1 MPG (urban) | 9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
202.0 km/h / 125.5 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
695 kg / 1532 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 5
Engine
N47D20C
S62B50
Engine | Bore
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
94.0 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
16.5:1
11.0:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.7 cu-in / 1995.0 cc
4.9 L / 301.5 cu-in / 4941.0 cc
Engine | Power
115.0 hp / 85.8 kW @ 4000 rpm
400.0 hp / 298.3 kW @ 6600 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
57.6 hp/L / 0.9 hp/cu-in
81.0 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
260 Nm / 191.8 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2009 ~ 2011
1998 ~ 2004
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