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BMW 3 Series E36 325td kat (1991 – 1998)

Equipped with straight 6 diesel engine with 2497 ccm capacity it produces 115 Hp and 85 kW power at 4800 rpm and 222 Nm torque at 1900 rpm with top claim speed 198 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 12,0 s

BMW 325td kat (Sep-1991 – Mar-1998)

Body Style:

Sedan (Saloon), 4 doors, 5 seats


Diesel, Straight 6, 2497 ccm


115 Hp @ 4800 rpm / 85 kW @ 4800 rpm


222 Nm @ 1900 rpm


12,0 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 198 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

Urban: 10,3 l/100km
Highway: 5,7 l/100km
Mixed: 7,4 l/100km

Base Price:

25104 Euro

Equipped with straight 6 diesel engine with 2497 ccm capacity it produces 115 Hp and 85 kW power at 4800 rpm and 222 Nm torque at 1900 rpm with top claim speed 198 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 12,0 s

General info

Model series3 Series (E36) Limousine (01/91 – 03/98)
Model325td kat 
Internal codeE36
Model startSep-1991
Model endMar-1998
Model series startJan-1991
Model series endMar-1998
Body typeSedan (Saloon)
Vehicle classMiddle Class (BMW 3 Series)
Number of doors4
Number of seats5

Performance and Emissions

This BMW 325td kat produces 115 Hp and 85 kW power at 4800 rpm and 222 Nm torque at 1900 rpm with top claim speed 198 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 12,0 s

Power85 kW / 115 hp @ 4800 rpm
Torque222 Nm @ 1900 rpm
Acceleration12,0 s
Top speed198 km/h
Fuel consumption city10,3 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway5,7 l/100km
Fuel consumption mixed7,4 l/100km
CO2 emissions
Emissions categoryEuro 2
Fuel tank size62 l

Official fuel consumption is 10,3 l/100km in the city, 5,7 l/100km on the highway and 7,4 l/100km in the mixed circle. Emission category is Euro 2 with carbon dioxide emissions on the Diesel fuel type

Dimensions & Weights

Wheelbase2700 mm
Length4433 mm
Width1698 mm
Height1393 mm
Turning circle10,4 m
Luggage volume435 l
Curb weight1355 kg
Gross weight1815 kg
Payload460 kg
Towing capacity braked 12%1600 kg
Towing capacity unbracked670 kg
Vertical loadN.A.
Roof load75 kg


Engine typeDiesel
Fuel typeDiesel
Injection typeIndirect injection
Fuel system
CylindersStraight 6
Capacity2497 ccm
Valve gear
Valves total12 valves total, 2 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 semi-trailing arm, coil springs w. anti-roll bar front suspension and independent “z-axle” multilink suspension, coil springs w. anti-roll bar rear suspension with discs brakes on the front axle and discs on the rear. Stock tire sizes are 185/65r15h front and 185/65r15h rear.

Front suspensionIndependent Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs w. Anti-roll bar
Rear suspensionIndependent “Z-axle” multilink suspension, Coil springs w. Anti-roll bar
Front brakesDiscs
Rear brakeDiscs
Tire size front185/65R15H
Tire size rear185/65R15H
Tire pressure monitoring system
Tire pressure control designation
Runflat designation

Safety equipment

Airbag driverStandard
Airbag passengerStandard
Front side airbag332 Euro
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 integrated
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 lights201 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 price25104 Euro
Air conditioner1687 Euro
Central locking systemStandard
Window lifter electr. Front389 Euro
Window lifter electr. Rear716 Euro
Parking aid332 Euro
Parking aid designationRear
Parking assistant
Trailer assist
Hill start assist
Radio455 Euro
Radio designationBMW Reverse RDS
Navigation designation
Emergency function
Alloy wheels639 Euro
Leather interior2457 Euro
Metallic paint562 Euro

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