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BMW 3 Series E36 318ti compact (1994 – 1996)

This BMW 3 Series E36 318ti compact model was produced in the period between Sep-1994 and Jan-1996 model years. Also, this BMW is 5 seats 3 doors middle class (bmw 3 series) hatchback.

BMW 318ti compact (Sep-1994 – Jan-1996)

Body Style:

Hatchback, 3 doors, 5 seats


Petrol (Gasoline), Straight 4, 1796 ccm


140 Hp @ 6000 rpm / 103 kW @ 6000 rpm


175 Nm @ 4500 rpm


9,9 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 209 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

Urban: 11,3 l/100km
Highway: 5,9 l/100km
Mixed: 7,9 l/100km

Base Price:

20094 Euro

Equipped with straight 4 petrol (gasoline) engine with 1796 ccm capacity it produces 140 Hp and 103 kW power at 6000 rpm and 175 Nm torque at 4500 rpm with top claim speed 209 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 9,9 s

General info

Brand BMW
Model series 3 Series (E36) compact (03/94 – 08/00)
Model 318ti compact 
Internal code E36
Model start Sep-1994
Model end Jan-1996
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 318ti compact produces 140 Hp and 103 kW power at 6000 rpm and 175 Nm torque at 4500 rpm with top claim speed 209 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 9,9 s

Power 103 kW / 140 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque 175 Nm @ 4500 rpm
Acceleration 9,9 s
Top speed 209 km/h
Fuel consumption city 11,3 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway 5,9 l/100km
Fuel consumption mixed 7,9 l/100km
CO2 emissions
Emissions category Euro 2
Fuel tank size 52 l

Official fuel consumption is 11,3 l/100km in the city, 5,9 l/100km on the highway and 7,9 l/100km in the mixed circle. Emission category is Euro 2 with carbon dioxide emissions on the Super 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 1255 kg
Gross weight 1640 kg
Payload 385 kg
Towing capacity braked 12% 1300 kg
Towing capacity unbracked 600 kg
Vertical load 75 kg
Roof load 75 kg


Engine type Petrol (Gasoline)
Fuel type Super
Injection type Indirect injection
Fuel system
Aspiration Naturally aspirated
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1796 ccm
Valve gear DOHC (Double Overhead Camshaft)
Valves total 16 valves total, 4 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 discs on the rear. Stock tire sizes are 205/60r15 front and 205/60r15 rear.

Front suspension Independent Macpherson strut, Coil springs
Rear suspension Independent Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs
Front brakes Discs
Rear brake Discs
Tire size front 205/60R15
Tire size rear 205/60R15
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 Lap belt
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 169 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 20094 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 460 Euro
Radio designation BMW Reverse RDS
Navigation designation
Emergency function
Alloy wheels 639 Euro
Leather interior 1742 Euro
Metallic paint 435 Euro

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