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BMW 3 Series E30 318i Kat. Automatic 2 door (1985 – 1987)

This BMW 3 Series E30 318i Kat. Automatic model was produced in the period between Jan-1985 and Sep-1987 model years. Also, this BMW is 5 seats 2 doors middle class (bmw 3 series) sedan (saloon).

BMW 318i Kat. Automatic (Jan-1985 – Sep-1987)

Body Style:

Sedan (Saloon), 2 doors, 5 seats


Petrol (Gasoline), Straight 4, 1766 ccm


102 Hp @ 5800 rpm / 75 kW @ 5800 rpm


140 Nm @ 4500 rpm


13,9 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 177 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

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

Base Price:

14163 Euro

Equipped with straight 4 petrol (gasoline) engine with 1766 ccm capacity it produces 102 Hp and 75 kW power at 5800 rpm and 140 Nm torque at 4500 rpm with top claim speed 177 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 13,9 s

General info

Model series3 Series (E30) Limousine (12/82 – 09/87)
Model318i Kat. Automatic
Internal codeE30
Model startJan-1985
Model endSep-1987
Model series startDec-1982
Model series endSep-1987
Body typeSedan (Saloon)
Vehicle classMiddle Class (BMW 3 Series)
Number of doors2
Number of seats5

Performance and Emissions

This BMW 318i Kat. produces 102 Hp and 75 kW power at 5800 rpm and 140 Nm torque at 4500 rpm with top claim speed 177 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 13,9 s

Power75 kW / 102 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque140 Nm @ 4500 rpm
Acceleration13,9 s
Top speed177 km/h
Fuel consumption city10,5 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway6,6 l/100km at 90 km/h and 8,8 l/100km at 120 km/h
Fuel consumption mixed8,6 l/100km
CO2 emissions
Emissions categoryEuro 1
Fuel tank size55 l

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

Dimensions & Weights

Wheelbase2570 mm
Length4325 mm
Width1645 mm
Height1380 mm
Turning circle10,5 m
Luggage volume425 l
Curb weight1040 kg
Gross weight1500 kg
Payload460 kg
Towing capacity braked 12%1200 kg
Towing capacity unbracked500 kg
Vertical loadN.A.
Roof load75 kg


Engine typePetrol (Gasoline)
Fuel typeSuper
Injection typeIndirect injection
Fuel system
AspirationNaturally aspirated
CylindersStraight 4
Capacity1766 ccm
Valve gearSOHC (Single Overhead Camshaft)
Valves total8 valves total, 2 per cylinder


DrivetrainRear wheel drive
Gearbox typeAutomatic transmission, 4 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 suspensionIndependent Macpherson strut, Coil springs
Rear suspensionIndependent Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs
Front brakesDiscs
Rear brakeDrum brakes
Tire size front175/70R14T
Tire size rear
Tire pressure monitoring system
Tire pressure control designation
Runflat designation

Safety equipment

Airbag driver1176 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 centerStandard
3-point belt rear center – designationLap belt
Rear headrests107 Euro
Rear head restraints
Active headrests
Isofix designation
Child seat integrated
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 lights118 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 warrantyNo
Rust warranty6 Years
Additional warranty

Prices and additional equipment

Base price14163 Euro
Air conditioner1444 Euro
Central locking system240 Euro
Window lifter electr. Front419 Euro
Window lifter electr. Rear
Parking aid
Parking aid designation
Parking assistant
Trailer assist
Hill start assist
Radio381 Euro
Radio designationBMW Bavaria C
Navigation designation
Emergency function
Alloy wheels793 Euro
Leather interior
Metallic paint424 Euro

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