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2012 BMW 3-Series - Specifications

 
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 328i Performance Specs
Engine
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 5000
Displacement 2.0L/122
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 1250 - 4800
Fuel System Direct Injection
Transmission
Trans Order Code ZMT
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.35
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.68
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50R17
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Size P225/50R17
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
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