Comparisons / Comparison of BMW 3 Series Sedan (F30) 320i Steptronic and BMW 3 Series Sedan (E46) 320i Automatic

Comparison of BMW 3 Series Sedan (F30) 320i Steptronic and BMW 3 Series Sedan (E46) 320i Automatic [S]ave

BMW 3 Series Sedan (F30) 320i Steptronic

BMW 3 Series Sedan (E46) 320i Automatic
Model3 Series3 Series
Generation3 Series Sedan (F30)3 Series Sedan (E46)
Modification320i Steptronic320i Automatic
Number of doors44
Number of seats55
Body typeSedanSedan
Transmissionautomatic steptronic automatic
Number of gears84
Production from (year)20121998
Production to (year)20152001
Top speed (km/h)235216
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (s)7.610.9
City consumption (l/100km)7.714.9
Extra-urban consumption (l/100km)4.87.2
Combined consumption (l/100km)5.9-
CO2 emissions (g/km)138-
Emission standardEURO V-
DriveRear wheel driveRear wheel drive
Position of engineFront,ongitudinalFront,ongitudinal
FuelPetrol (Gasoline)Petrol (Gasoline)
Max. power (hp)184150
Max. torque (Nm)270190
Fuel Engine
Number of cylinders46
Cylinders arrangementInlineInline
Valves per cylinder44
Engine displacement (cm³)1,9971,991
Compression ratio1111
Max. power @ rpm (rpm)5,0005,900
Max. torque @ rpm (rpm)1,2504,200
Cylinder bore (mm)8480
Piston stroke (mm)90.166
Fuel systemDirect injectionMulti-point injection
Valve control-Dohc
TurbineTwin-power turbo-
Fuel tank (l)6063
Engine oil capacity (l)5.75-
Coolant capacity (l)7.6-
Front wheel suspensionIndependent, springThe depreciated rack
Rear wheel suspensionMulti-link independentHelical spring
Steering typeSteering rackSteering rack
Power steeringElectric SteeringHydraulic Steering
Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsDisc
Tires size
  • 205/60 R16 92W
  • 225/40 R19
  • 225/45 R18
  • 225/50 R17
  • 225/55 R16
  • 255/35 R19
  • 255/40 R18
  • 255/45 R17
  • 195/65 R15
Turning radius (m)11.3-
Length (mm)4,6244,471
Width (mm)1,8111,739
Height (mm)1,4291,415
Wheelbase (mm)2,8102,725
Kerb weight (kg)1,4201,365
Gross weight (kg)1,9701,865
Minimum boot space (l)480440
Max. roof load (kg)75-
Front track (mm)1,5431,481
Rear track (mm)1,5831,488
Ride height (mm)140-
Drag coefficient (Cd)0.29-

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