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    BMW 3 Series Specifications - Engine, Power, Transmission & Fuel Efficiency

    by Mahesh Yadav on Saturday, Jun 13 2020

    BMW 3 Series belongs to the luxury compact sedan segment. It's a 5 seater car that rivals the Mercedes C Class, Audi A4, Jaguar XE and Volvo S60 sedans. This article will give you a perspective of its engine specs and fuel efficiency.

     

    BMW 3 Series Specifications

    What Is The Power & Torque Of BMW 3 Series 2020?

    BMW 3 Series Engine Specifications

    Engine Type

    Petrol Automatic

    Diesel Automatic

    Displacement

    2.0

    2.0

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Power

    258PS @ 5000rpm

    190PS @ 4000rpm

    Torque

    400Nm @ 1550-4400rpm

    400Nm @ 1750-2500rpm

    Transmission

    8-speed torque converter

    8-speed torque converter

     

    The BMW 3 Series is available with a 2.0 petrol engine paired with an 8-speed torque converter automatic transmission. The power and torque output of this engine is 258PS and 400Nm, respectively. There is 3 Series 2.0 diesel on offer as well, paired with the same 8-speed torque converter automatic transmission. The BMW 3 Series’ diesel engine makes 190PS of power but its torque output of 400Nm is the same as the that of the petrol engine.

    Is BMW 3 Series Underpowered?

    The BMW 3 Series is not underpowered for normal drivers. The 3 Series 2.0 petrol produces 258PS of maximum power and 400Nm of peak torque. 3 Series 2.0 diesel produces 190PS of maximum power and 400Nm of peak torque. 3 Series performance is adequate for Indian conditions.

    How Many Cylinders Does The BMW 3 Series Diesel Have?

    BMW 3 Series petrol gets a 2.0, 4-cylinder, turbocharged engine. The 3 Series diesel gets a 2.0, 4-cylinder, turbocharged engine.

    What Is The Mileage Of BMW 3 Series Petrol?

    BMW 3 Series Fuel Efficiency

    Transmission

    8-Speed Torque Converter Automatic

    8-Speed Torque Converter Automatic

    Fuel Type

    Petrol

    Diesel

    Claimed FE

    16.13kmpl

    20.37kmpl

     

    The BMW 3 Series 2.0 petrol engine with a 8-speed torque converter automatic transmission has a fuel efficiency of 16.13kmpl. The 3 Series 2.0 diesel with 8-speed torque converter automatic transmission has a fuel efficiency of 20.37kmpl.

    Is BMW 3 Series Petrol Good For Long Drives?

    Yes, BMW 3 Series is good for long drives as well as city drives. Both petrol and diesel engines are adequate for highway drives. But, its low ground clearance of just 157mm may make it difficult to deal with any broken roads or tall speed breakers during the long drive. If you’re planning to drive on smooth highways, then the 3 Series is great. But, if you think you might encounter some rough sections, then consider renting a car with high ground clearance to avoid damaging your 3 Series sedan’s underbody.

    Is BMW 3 Series 4X4 / 4-Wheel Drive (4WD) Or All Wheel Drive (AWD)

    No, BMW 3 Series does not get a 4x4 or 4WD drivetrain in India.

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.

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