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BMW 3 Series E36 318tds compact Sport Edition (1997 – 2000)

This BMW 3 Series E36 318tds compact Sport Edition model was produced in the period between Sep-1997 and Aug-2000 model years. Also, this BMW is 5 seats 3 doors middle class (bmw 3 series) hatchback.

BMW 318tds compact Sport Edition (Sep-1997 – Aug-2000)

Body Style:

Hatchback, 3 doors, 5 seats


Diesel, Straight 4, 1665 ccm


90 Hp @ 4400 rpm / 66 kW @ 4400 rpm


190 Nm @ 2000 rpm


13,9 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 175 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

Urban: 8,6 l/100km
Highway: 5,0 l/100km
Mixed: 6,4 l/100km

Base Price:

22574 Euro

Equipped with straight 4 diesel engine with 1665 ccm capacity it produces 90 Hp and 66 kW power at 4400 rpm and 190 Nm torque at 2000 rpm with top claim speed 175 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 13,9 s

General info

Brand BMW
Model series 3 Series (E36) compact (03/94 – 08/00)
Model 318tds compact Sport Edition
Internal code E36
Model start Sep-1997
Model end Aug-2000
Model series start Mar-1994
Model series end Aug-2000
Body type Hatchback
Vehicle class Middle Class (BMW 3 Series)
Number of doors 3
Number of seats 5

Performance and Emissions

This BMW 318tds compact produces 90 Hp and 66 kW power at 4400 rpm and 190 Nm torque at 2000 rpm with top claim speed 175 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 13,9 s

Power 66 kW / 90 hp @ 4400 rpm
Torque 190 Nm @ 2000 rpm
Acceleration 13,9 s
Top speed 175 km/h
Fuel consumption city 8,6 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway 5,0 l/100km
Fuel consumption mixed 6,4 l/100km
CO2 emissions
Emissions category Euro 2 (bis 2500kg)*
Fuel tank size 52 l

Official fuel consumption is 8,6 l/100km in the city, 5,0 l/100km on the highway and 6,4 l/100km in the mixed circle. Emission category is Euro 2 (bis 2500kg)* on the Diesel fuel type.

Dimensions & Weights

Wheelbase 2700 mm
Length 4210 mm
Width 1698 mm
Height 1393 mm
Turning circle 10,4 m
Luggage volume 325 l
Curb weight 1290 kg
Gross weight 1675 kg
Payload 385 kg
Towing capacity braked 12% 1200 kg
Towing capacity unbracked 620 kg
Vertical load 75 kg
Roof load 75 kg


Engine type Diesel
Fuel type Diesel
Injection type Indirect injection
Fuel system
Aspiration Turbo
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1665 ccm
Valve gear
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 225/50r16 front and 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 225/50R16
Tire size rear
Tire pressure monitoring system
Tire pressure control designation
Runflat designation

Safety equipment

Airbag driver Standard
Airbag passenger Standard
Front side airbag Standard
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 Beckengurt
Rear headrests Standard
Rear head restraints
Active headrests
Isofix designation
Child seat integrated 302 Euro
ABS Standard
Brake assist
Brake assist designation
City emergency brake assist
Emergency brake Assist
Collision warning
Cornering brake control
Traction control Standard
Drive slip regulation ASC+T (Automatic stability control with traction control)
Electronic stability program
Driving dynamics control
Vehicle Dynamics Control – Trailer
Charging status check
Brake light dynamic
Brake light dynamic designation
Active steering
Fog lights Standard
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 22574 Euro
Air conditioner 1176 Euro
Central locking system Standard
Window lifter electr. Front Standard
Window lifter electr. Rear
Parking aid 337 Euro
Parking aid designation Rear
Parking assistant
Trailer assist
Hill start assist
Radio Standard
Radio designation BMW Reverse RDS
Navigation designation
Emergency function
Alloy wheels Standard
Leather interior 1360 Euro
Metallic paint Standard

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