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  All Makes | 2 Door Coupe | BMW | 3-Series | 1997

1997 BMW 3-Series 318IS 2dr Cpe Manual

Body Style2 Door Coupe
DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive
EPA ClassificationSub-Compact
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)67.3
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F-TBD-
Maximum Capacity (amps)80
Brake System
ABS SystemFour-Wheel
Brakes FrontYes
Brakes RearYes
Rear disc brake rotor diameter x thickness (in)11.0 x -TBD-
Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)11.3 x -TBD-
Type of BrakesPwr-Assisted
Drive Train
Clutch Size (in)-TBD-
Displacement (CC)1.9L/116
EPA Fuel Economy Est (MPG)23
Final Drive Ratio3.45
Fuel Capacity (gal)16.4
Fuel SystemEFI
Horsepower @ RPM138 @ 6000
Hwy EPA Fuel Economy Estimate (MPG)31
Torque @ RPM133 @ 4300
Total System Capacity (qts)-TBD-
Transmission Speeds5
Transmission TypeManual
Type of EngineGas I4
Base Curb Weight (lb)2,976
Overall Length (in)174.5
Overall Width (in)53.8
Wheelbase (in)106.3
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Liftover Height (in)-TBD-
Trunk Volume (cu ft)9.2
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in)37.8
Hip room front (in)-TBD-
Leg room front (in)41.2
Passenger Volume82.0
Seating capacity - Standard4
Second seat head room (in)36.6
Second seat hip room (in)-TBD-
Second seat leg room (in)32.7
Second seat shoulder room (in)52.1
Shoulder room front (in)53.2
Front suspensionw/Anti-Roll Bar
Ground Clearance (in)-TBD-
Rear shock absorber diameter (mm)-TBD-
Rear stabilizer bar diameter (in)-TBD-
Rear SuspensionMulti-Link
Rear suspension type line 2w/Central Links
Shock Absorber Diameter (mm)-TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter (in)-TBD-
Track Front55.4
Track Rear55.9
Tires and Wheels
Rear tire sizeP205/60R15
Rear wheel size (in)15" x 7"
Rear wheel typeAluminum
Spare tire sizeP205/60R15
Spare wheel size (in)15" x 7"
Spare wheel typeAluminum
Dead Weight Hitch-Max. Tongue LoadN/A
Tow Capacity StandardN/A
Wt Distributing Hitch (lb)N/A
Wt. Distributing Hitch-Max. Tongue LoadN/A
Turning Radius
Lock to Lock Turns3.4
Steering Diameter Left34.1
Steering Diameter Right-TBD-
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