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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Videos Review: BMW E90 320d Efficient Dynamics

In this blog entry, I'm going to Video blog about my Favourite Diesel Car.  The BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics Diesel.  In Malaysia, the 320d is yours from RM239,888 for Standard Version and RM255,800 for M-sport version. 




Type 320d EfficientDynamics

Code E90, Series 3
Built 2009 - now


Length 4531 mm
Width 1817 mm
Height 1406 mm
Weight 1420 kg

Body type Sedan
Doors 4, Seats 5

Wheelbase 2760 mm
Track front 1506 mm
Track rear 1535 mm
Turning circle 11 m
Fuel capacity 61 L

Cooling oil capacity 7.5 L
Engine oil capacity 5.2 L
Drag coefficient 0.27 Cd x A

Max load to DIN 520 kg
Max. permissible weight 1940 kg
Max. axle load front 925 kg
Max. axle load rear 1080 kg
Max. roofload 75 kg

Luggage compartment 460 L

Power unit(s)

Type N47

4 cylinder inline turbocharged diesel engine

Cylinders 4
Valves 16
Arrangement inline 4
Displacement 1995 cc

Stroke 90 mm
Bore 84 mm
Compression 16.5 :1

Fuel type diesel

Power 150 kW / 177 HP @  4000 rpm

Torque 350 Nm @ 1750-3000 rpm

(Power and torque sourced from BMW Malaysia Website because we have more horsepower (177hp vs 163hp) but LESS TORQUE (350Nm vs 380Nm) compared to European Specs...)

Electrical system

Battery power 90 Ah
Battery location luggage compartment

Chassis & suspension

Suspension, front Double-joint spring strut axle in aluminium with displaced castor, small positive steering roll radius, compensation of lateral forces, anti-dive

Suspension, rear Five-arm axle in lightweight steel construction

Brakes, front Single-piston swing-calliper disc brakes
Diameter 312 mm

Brakes, rear Single-piston swing-calliper disc brakes
Diameter 300 mm

Steering EPS Electric Power Steering
Steering ratio 16.00 :1

Transmission 6 speed Manual  (standard)

Gearbox ratio, I-VI, R

 I 4.110 :1
II 2.248 :1
III 1.403 :1
IV 1.000 :1
V 0.802 :1
VI 0.659 :1
R 3.727 :1

Final drive ratio 2.790 :1

OPTIONAL: 6 Speed Steptronic Gearbox.
Tyres, front 205/55 R16 91V
Tyres, rear 205/55 R16 91V

Wheels, front 7J x 16 light-alloy
Wheels, rear 7J x 16 light-alloy


Topspeed 228 km/h

Acceleration 8.0 s (0-100 km/h)

Fuel Consumption

Urban 7.0 l/100km (5.0l/100km)
Extra-urban 4.9 l/100km (3.6l/100km)
Combined 6.0 l/100km (4.1l/100km)
(Source BMW Malaysia. More conservative claim as our diesel quality is lower at Euro 2M instead of Euro 5).
CO2 emissions 160 g/km (109g/km).

(European Spec in Bracket).


Without further ado, let's proceed to the MAIN COURSE...  3 Videos review...

Video 1: Fifthgear UK...

Video 2: Whatcar UK...

Video 3: Top Gear UK...  By Richard Hammond:

Video 4: BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics. By thecarfanatic:


That's all folks, thanks for having the time and patience to read this blog entry...

1 comment:

  1. No doubt, this car is absolutely one of a kind.