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BMW 3 Series E46 316i (1998 – 2001)

This BMW 3 Series E46 316i model was produced in the period between sep-1998 and aug-2001 model years. Also, this BMW is 5 seats 4 doors compact executive car (d) sedan (saloon).

BMW 316i (Sep-1998 – Aug-2001)

Body Style:

Sedan (Saloon), 4 doors, 5 seats


Petrol (Gasoline), Straight 4, 1895 ccm


105 Hp @ 5300 rpm / 77 kW @ 5300 rpm


165 Nm @ 2500 rpm


12,4 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 200 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

Urban: 11,2 l/100km
Highway: 5,9 l/100km
Mixed: 7,9 l/100km

Base Price:

21986 Euro

Equipped with straight 4 petrol (gasoline) engine with 1895 ccm capacity it produces 105 Hp and 77 kW power at 5300 rpm and 165 Nm torque at 2500 rpm with top claim speed 200 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 12,4 s

General info

Brand BMW
Model series 3 Series (E46) Limousine (05/98 – 08/01)
Model 316i 
Internal code E46
Model start Sep-1998
Model end Aug-2001
Model series start May-1998
Model series end Aug-2001
Body type Sedan (Saloon)
Vehicle class Compact executive car (D)
Number of doors 4
Number of seats 5

Performance and Emissions

Equipped with straight 4 petrol (gasoline) engine with 1895 ccm capacity it produces 105 Hp and 77 kW power at 5300 rpm and 165 Nm torque at 2500 rpm with top claim speed 200 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 12,4 s

Power 77 kW / 105 hp @ 5300 rpm
Torque 165 Nm @ 2500 rpm
Acceleration 12,4 s
Top speed 200 km/h
Fuel consumption city 11,2 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway 5,9 l/100km
Fuel consumption mixed 7,9 l/100km
CO2 emissions
Emissions category Euro 3
Fuel tank size 63 l

Official fuel consumption is 11,2 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 3 with carbon dioxide emissions on the Super fuel type

Dimensions & Weights

Wheelbase 2725 mm
Length 4471 mm
Width 1739 mm
Height 1415 mm
Turning circle 10,5 m
Luggage volume 440 l
Curb weight 1360 kg
Gross weight 1785 kg
Payload 425 kg
Towing capacity braked 12% 1250 kg
Towing capacity unbracked 670 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 1895 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 coil springs front suspension and coil springs rear suspension with discs brakes on the front axle and discs on the rear. Stock tire sizes are 195/65r15h front and 195/65r15h rear.

Front suspension Coil springs
Rear suspension Coil springs
Front brakes Discs
Rear brake Discs
Tire size front 195/65R15H
Tire size rear 195/65R15H
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 337 Euro
Rear side airbag designation
Front head airbag Standard
Front head airbag designation Windowbag
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 77 Euro
3-point belt rear center – designation 3-Point harness
Rear headrests Standard
Rear head restraints Package
Active headrests
Isofix designation
Child seat integrated
ABS Standard
Brake assist
Brake assist designation
City emergency brake assist
Emergency brake Assist
Collision warning
Cornering brake control Standard
Traction control Standard
Drive slip regulation ASC+T (Automatic stability control with traction control)
Electronic stability program Standard
Driving dynamics control Dynamic Stability Control
Vehicle Dynamics Control – Trailer
Charging status check
Brake light dynamic
Brake light dynamic designation
Active steering
Fog lights 199 Euro
Variable light distribution
Xenon headlights 685 Euro
LED headlights
Laser headlights
Light sensor
Rain sensor 82 Euro
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 Mobilitätsgarantie: unbegrenzt und europaweit für Ersthalter bei Einhaltung aller Inspektionen

Prices and additional equipment

Base price 21986 Euro
Air conditioner 920 Euro
Central locking system Standard
Window lifter electr. Front Standard
Window lifter electr. Rear 337 Euro
Parking aid 337 Euro
Parking aid designation Rear
Parking assistant
Trailer assist
Hill start assist
Radio 460 Euro
Radio designation BMW Reverse
Navigation 3630 Euro
Navigation designation Color display
Emergency function
Alloy wheels 460 Euro
Leather interior 1974 Euro
Metallic paint 588 Euro

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