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2000 BMW 3 Series Coupe (E46) 330 Ci (231 Hp) Automatic

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Key specs

BMW 3 Series Coupe 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

What is the body type, BMW 3 Series Coupe (E46)?Coupe, 2 Doors, 5 Seats
What is the fuel economy, BMW 3 Series Coupe (E46) 330 Ci (231 Hp) Automatic?9.6 l/100 km
24.5 US mpg
29.43 UK mpg
10.42 km/l
How fast is the car, 2000 3 Series Coupe (E46) 330 Ci (231 Hp) Automatic?247 km/h | 153.48 mph
0-100 km/h: 7 sec
0-60 mph: 6.7 sec
How much power, BMW 3 Series Coupe 2000 330 Ci (231 Hp) Automatic?231 Hp, 300 Nm
221.27 lb.-ft.
What is the engine size, BMW 3 Series Coupe 2000 330 Ci (231 Hp) Automatic?3.0 l
2979 cm3
181.79 cu. in.
How many cylinders, 2000 BMW 330 Ci (231 Hp) Automatic?6, Inline
What is the drivetrain, BMW 3 Series Coupe (E46) Coupe 2000 330 Ci (231 Hp) Automatic?Rear wheel drive. Internal Combustion engine. The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
How long is this vehicle, 2000 BMW 3 Series Coupe?4488 mm
176.69 in.
How wide is the vehicle, 2000 BMW 3 Series Coupe?1757 mm
69.17 in.
What is the curb weight, 2000 BMW 3 Series Coupe (E46) 330 Ci (231 Hp) Automatic?1400 kg
3086.47 lbs.
What is the gross weight, 2000 BMW 3 Series Coupe (E46) 330 Ci (231 Hp) Automatic?1900 kg
4188.78 lbs.
How much trunk (boot) space, 2000 BMW 3 Series Coupe?440 l
15.54 cu. ft.
How many gears, What type is the gearbox, 2000 BMW 3 Series Coupe (E46) 330 Ci (231 Hp) Automatic?5, automatic transmission

BMW 3 Series Coupe (E46) 330 Ci (231 Hp) Automatic 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Specs

General information
BrandBMW
Model 3 Series
Generation 3 Series Coupe (E46)
Modification (Engine) 330 Ci (231 Hp) Automatic
Start of production 2000 year
End of production 2003 year
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body typeCoupe
Seats 5
Doors 2
Performance specs
Fuel consumption (economy) - urban 14 l/100 km 16.8 US mpg
20.18 UK mpg
7.14 km/l
Fuel consumption (economy) - extra urban 7 l/100 km 33.6 US mpg
40.35 UK mpg
14.29 km/l
Fuel consumption (economy) - combined 9.6 l/100 km 24.5 US mpg
29.43 UK mpg
10.42 km/l
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h7 sec
Acceleration 0 - 62 mph7 sec
Acceleration 0 - 60 mph (Calculated by Auto-Data.net) 6.7 sec
Maximum speed 247 km/h 153.48 mph
Weight-to-power ratio 6.1 kg/Hp, 165 Hp/tonne
Weight-to-torque ratio 4.7 kg/Nm, 214.3 Nm/tonne
Engine specs
Power 231 Hp @ 5900 rpm.
Power per litre 77.5 Hp/l
Torque 300 Nm @ 3500 rpm. 221.27 lb.-ft. @ 3500 rpm.
Engine location Front, Longitudinal
Engine Model/Code M54B30
Engine displacement 2979 cm3 181.79 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 6
Position of cylinders Inline
Cylinder Bore 84 mm 3.31 in.
Piston Stroke 89.6 mm 3.53 in.
Compression ratio 10.2
Number of valves per cylinder 4
Fuel System Multi-point indirect injection
Engine aspiration Naturally aspirated engine
Valvetrain DOHC
Engine oil capacity 6.5 l 6.87 US qt | 5.72 UK qt
Coolant 8.4 l 8.88 US qt | 7.39 UK qt
Space, Volume and weights
Kerb Weight 1400 kg 3086.47 lbs.
Max. weight 1900 kg 4188.78 lbs.
Max load 500 kg 1102.31 lbs.
Trunk (boot) space - minimum 440 l 15.54 cu. ft.
Fuel tank capacity 63 l 16.64 US gal | 13.86 UK gal
Dimensions
Length 4488 mm 176.69 in.
Width 1757 mm 69.17 in.
Height 1369 mm 53.9 in.
Wheelbase 2725 mm 107.28 in.
Front track 1471 mm 57.91 in.
Rear (Back) track 1483 mm 58.39 in.
Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs
Drivetrain Architecture The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (automatic transmission) 5
Front suspension Wishbone
Rear suspension Helical spring
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear brakesDisc
Assisting systemsABS (Anti-lock braking system)
Steering type Steering rack and pinion
Power steering Hydraulic Steering
Tires size 225/45 R17
Wheel rims size8J x 17