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2012 BMW 3-Series 4-Door Sedan RWD 328i Specs

4-Door Sedan RWD 328i
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan 328i RWD
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 23 mpg City/34 mpg Hwy
Engine Turbocharged Gas I4, 2.0L
EPA Class Compact Cars
Style Name Sedan
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 6-speed manual transmission

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3406
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 40.3
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 37.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 110.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.3
Length, Overall (in) 182.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.0

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23

Performance Specs

Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 1250 - 4800
Fuel System Direct Injection
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 5000
Transmission
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
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
Brakes
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
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Size P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50R17
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA

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 Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Dynamic stability control (DSC) including brake fade...
Interlocking door anchoring system to help protect against door...
Programmable daytime running lights
Driver's and passenger's front airbag supplemental restraint...
Front and rear head protection system (HPS)
Seat-mounted front side-impact airbags and front and rear head...
Front passenger seat-occupation recognition with passenger's...
BMW's advanced safety system for integrated deployment of...
Impact sensor that activates battery safety terminal disconnect...
Automatic locking retractors (ALR) on all passenger-seat safety...
Front safety belts with automatic pretensioners
LATCH attachments on child-restraint safety installation
Child safety rear door locks
Emergency trunk release
Tire pressure monitor

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 12
Drivetrain Miles/km 50,000
Drivetrain Years 4
Maintenance Miles/km 50,000
Maintenance Years 4
Roadside Assistance Miles/km Unlimited
Roadside Assistance Note Assist Safety Plan
Roadside Assistance Years 4

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
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
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