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

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

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

Model series3 Series (E36) compact (03/94 – 08/00)
Model318ti compact 
Internal codeE36
Model startSep-1994
Model endJan-1996
Model series startMar-1994
Model series endAug-2000
Body typeHatchback
Vehicle classMiddle Class (BMW 3 Series)
Number of doors3
Number of seats5

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

Power103 kW / 140 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque175 Nm @ 4500 rpm
Acceleration9,9 s
Top speed209 km/h
Fuel consumption city11,3 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway5,9 l/100km
Fuel consumption mixed7,9 l/100km
CO2 emissions
Emissions categoryEuro 2
Fuel tank size52 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

Wheelbase2700 mm
Length4210 mm
Width1698 mm
Height1393 mm
Turning circle10,4 m
Luggage volume325 l
Curb weight1255 kg
Gross weight1640 kg
Payload385 kg
Towing capacity braked 12%1300 kg
Towing capacity unbracked600 kg
Vertical load75 kg
Roof load75 kg


Engine typePetrol (Gasoline)
Fuel typeSuper
Injection typeIndirect injection
Fuel system
AspirationNaturally aspirated
CylindersStraight 4
Capacity1796 ccm
Valve gearDOHC (Double Overhead Camshaft)
Valves total16 valves total, 4 per cylinder


DrivetrainRear wheel drive
Gearbox typeManual 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 suspensionIndependent Macpherson strut, Coil springs
Rear suspensionIndependent Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs
Front brakesDiscs
Rear brakeDiscs
Tire size front205/60R15
Tire size rear205/60R15
Tire pressure monitoring system
Tire pressure control designation
Runflat designation

Safety equipment

Airbag driverStandard
Airbag passengerStandard
Front side airbagStandard
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 headrestsStandard
Rear head restraints
Active headrests
Isofix designation
Child seat integrated302 Euro
Brake assist
Brake assist designation
City emergency brake assist
Emergency brake Assist
Collision warning
Cornering brake control
Traction controlStandard
Drive slip regulationASC+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 lights169 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 price20094 Euro
Air conditioner1176 Euro
Central locking systemStandard
Window lifter electr. FrontStandard
Window lifter electr. Rear
Parking aid337 Euro
Parking aid designationRear
Parking assistant
Trailer assist
Hill start assist
Radio460 Euro
Radio designationBMW Reverse RDS
Navigation designation
Emergency function
Alloy wheels639 Euro
Leather interior1742 Euro
Metallic paint435 Euro

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