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BMW 3 Series E30 316i 2 door (1988 – 1991)

This BMW 3 Series E30 316i model was produced in the period between Sep-1988 and Jun-1991 model years. Also, this BMW is 5 seats 2 doors middle class (bmw 3 series) sedan (saloon).

BMW 316i (Sep-1988 – Jun-1991)

Body Style:

Sedan (Saloon), 2 doors, 5 seats


Petrol (Gasoline), Straight 4, 1596 ccm


99 Hp @ 5500 rpm / 73 kW @ 5500 rpm


141 Nm @ 4250 rpm


12,1 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 182 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

Urban: 10,3 l/100km
Highway: 6,7 l/100km at 90 km/h and 8,6 l/100km at 120 km/h
Mixed: 8,5 l/100km

Base Price:

14470 Euro

Equipped with straight 4 petrol (gasoline) engine with 1596 ccm capacity it produces 99 Hp and 73 kW power at 5500 rpm and 141 Nm torque at 4250 rpm with top claim speed 182 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 12,1 s

General info

Brand BMW
Model series 3 Series (E30) Limousine (09/87 – 06/91)
Model 316i 
Internal code E30
Model start Sep-1988
Model end Jun-1991
Model series start Sep-1987
Model series end Jun-1991
Body type Sedan (Saloon)
Vehicle class Middle Class (BMW 3 Series)
Number of doors 2
Number of seats 5

Performance and Emissions

This BMW 316i produces 99 Hp and 73 kW power at 5500 rpm and 141 Nm torque at 4250 rpm with top claim speed 182 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 12,1 s

Power 73 kW / 99 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque 141 Nm @ 4250 rpm
Acceleration 12,1 s
Top speed 182 km/h
Fuel consumption city 10,3 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway 6,7 l/100km at 90 km/h and 8,6 l/100km at 120 km/h
Fuel consumption mixed 8,5 l/100km
CO2 emissions
Emissions category Euro 1
Fuel tank size 55 l

Official fuel consumption is in the city, on the highway and in the mixed circle. Emission category is Euro 1 with carbon dioxide emissions on the Super fuel type

Dimensions & Weights

Wheelbase 2570 mm
Length 4325 mm
Width 1645 mm
Height 1380 mm
Turning circle 10,5 m
Luggage volume 425 l
Curb weight 1065 kg
Gross weight 1525 kg
Payload 460 kg
Towing capacity braked 12% 1200 kg
Towing capacity unbracked 500 kg
Vertical load N.A.
Roof load 75 kg


Engine type Petrol (Gasoline)
Fuel type Super
Injection type Indirect injection
Fuel system
Aspiration Naturally aspirated
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1596 ccm
Valve gear SOHC (Single Overhead Camshaft)
Valves total 8 valves total, 2 per cylinder


Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Gearbox type Manual transmission, 5 speed
Start / stop system
Shift indicator

Suspension, brakes and tyres

For the better road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort in the chassis construction it has independent macpherson strut, coil springs front suspension and independent semi-trailing arm, coil springs rear suspension with discs brakes on the front axle and drum brakes on the rear. Stock tire sizes are 175/70r14t front and 175/70r14t rear.

Front suspension Independent Macpherson strut, Coil springs
Rear suspension Independent Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs
Front brakes Discs
Rear brake Drum brakes
Tire size front 175/70R14T
Tire size rear
Tire pressure monitoring system
Tire pressure control designation
Runflat designation

Safety equipment

Airbag driver 1299 Euro
Airbag passenger
Front side airbag
Front side airbag designation
Rear side airbag
Rear side airbag designation
Front head airbag
Front head airbag designation
Rear head airbag
Rear head airbag designation
Airbag Other
Airbag Other designation
Airbag deactivation
Airbag deactivation designation
Pre-crash system
Pre-Crash system designation
3-point belt rear center Standard
3-point belt rear center – designation Lap belt
Rear headrests 123 Euro
Rear head restraints
Active headrests
Isofix designation
Child seat integrated
ABS 997 Euro
Brake assist
Brake assist designation
City emergency brake assist
Emergency brake Assist
Collision warning
Cornering brake control
Traction control
Drive slip regulation
Electronic stability program
Driving dynamics control
Vehicle Dynamics Control – Trailer
Charging status check
Brake light dynamic
Brake light dynamic designation
Active steering
Fog lights 182 Euro
Variable light distribution
Xenon headlights
LED headlights
Laser headlights
Light sensor
Rain sensor
Auto distance control
Automatic distance control designation
Traffic jam assistant
Night view assist
Pedestrian detection
Drowsiness detection
Lane departure
Lane change assistant
Emergency assistant
Intersection assistant
Intersection assistant
Pedestrian protection system
Traffic sign recognition
Head-up display (HUD)
Speed ​​limiter
High-beam assistant


Warranty (vehicle) No
Paint warranty No
Rust warranty 6 Years
Additional warranty

Prices and additional equipment

Base price 14470 Euro
Air conditioner 1646 Euro
Central locking system 253 Euro
Window lifter electr. Front 486 Euro
Window lifter electr. Rear
Parking aid
Parking aid designation
Parking assistant
Trailer assist
Hill start assist
Radio 400 Euro
Radio designation BMW Bavaria C
Navigation designation
Emergency function
Alloy wheels
Leather interior
Metallic paint 486 Euro

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