1997 BMW 3-Series 4-Door Sedan Manual M3S Specs

4-Door Sedan Manual M3S
MSRP based on M3S 4-Door Sedan Manual
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 19 mpg City/28 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I6, 3.2L
EPA Class Sub-Compact
Style Name M3 Sedan Manual
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 5-speed ZF type C manual transmission w/direct 5th gear

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3,175
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.6
Height, Overall (in) 54.8
Length, Overall (in) 174.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 56.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.3

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28

Performance Specs

Engine
Displacement 3.2L/192
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 236 @ 3800
Fuel System EFI
Engine Type Gas I6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 6000
Transmission
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.20
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.24
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.49
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.89
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x - TBD -
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.25
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size P245/40R17
Front Tire Size P225/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P245/40R17
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front M Sport w/Coil
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Springs
Suspension Type - Rear M Sport w/Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Hydraulic energy absorbing bumpers (damage control to 9-MPH)
Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system...
Auto front seatbelt tensioners
Auto locking retractors on all seat belts
All season traction control

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Years 6
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 50,000
Roadside Assistance Years 4

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA