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BMW 3 Series E30 325e Kat. Automatic 2 door (1985 – 1987)

This BMW 3 Series E30 325e Kat. Automatic model was produced in the period between Jan-1985 and May-1987 model years. Also, this BMW is 5 seats 2 doors middle class (bmw 3 series) sedan (saloon).

BMW 325e Kat. Automatic (Jan-1985 – May-1987)

Body Style:

Sedan (Saloon), 2 doors, 5 seats


Petrol (Gasoline), Straight 6, 2693 ccm


122 Hp @ 4800 rpm / 90 kW @ 4800 rpm


230 Nm @ 3200 rpm


11,8 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 188 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

Urban: 12,1 l/100km
Highway: 6,4 l/100km at 90 km/h and 8,5 l/100km at 120 km/h
Mixed: 9,0 l/100km

Base Price:

16464 Euro

Equipped with straight 6 petrol (gasoline) engine with 2693 ccm capacity it produces 122 Hp and 90 kW power at 4800 rpm and 230 Nm torque at 3200 rpm with top claim speed 188 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 11,8 s

General info

Model series3 Series (E30) Limousine (12/82 – 09/87)
Model325e Kat. Automatic
Internal codeE30
Model startJan-1985
Model endMay-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 325e Kat. produces 122 Hp and 90 kW power at 4800 rpm and 230 Nm torque at 3200 rpm with top claim speed 188 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 11,8 s

Power90 kW / 122 hp @ 4800 rpm
Torque230 Nm @ 3200 rpm
Acceleration11,8 s
Top speed188 km/h
Fuel consumption city12,1 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway6,4 l/100km at 90 km/h and 8,5 l/100km at 120 km/h
Fuel consumption mixed9,0 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 weight1140 kg
Gross weight1600 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 6
Capacity2693 ccm
Valve gearSOHC (Single Overhead Camshaft)
Valves total12 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 discs on the rear. Stock tire sizes are 195/65r14h front and 195/65r14h rear.

Front suspensionIndependent Macpherson strut, Coil springs
Rear suspensionIndependent Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs
Front brakesDiscs
Rear brakeDiscs
Tire size front195/65R14H
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
ABS1542 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 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 price16464 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 wheels629 Euro
Leather interior1007 Euro
Metallic paint424 Euro

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