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2003 BMW 325Ci Convertible - Specs

2003 BMW 325Ci Convertible

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325Ci Convertible - General Specs
325Ci Convertible - Accomodations

325Ci Convertible - Engine Specs
325Ci Convertible - Transmission

325Ci Convertible - Chassis Specs
325Ci Convertible - Performance Data

General BMW 325Ci Convertible
Curb weight, lb. Manual 3560
Automatic 3627
Weight distribution, front/rear, % Manual 48.9 / 51.1
Automatic 49.2 / 50.8
Wheelbase, in. 107.3
Track, in. Front 57.9
Rear 58.4
Length, in. 176.7
Width, in. 69.2
Height, in. 54.0
Body Unitized all-steel structure
Aerodynamic drag coefficient 0.35
EPA size classification Mini-compact

Accomodations BMW 325Ci Convertible
Seating capacity, persons 4
Shoulder room, in. Front 54.5
Rear 45.9
Head room, front/rear, in. Front 38.0
Rear 36.4
Leg room, in. Front 41.7
Rear 32.0
EPA interior volume, cu ft. 80.0
EPA cargo volume, cu ft. 7.7

Engine & electrical BMW 325Ci Convertible
Engine type DOHC inline 24-valve 6-cylinder, Double VANOS steplessly variable valve timing
Bore x stroke, mm/in. 84.0 x 75.0 / 3.31 x 2.95
Displacement, cc/cu in. 152/2494
Compression ratio 10.5.1
Power @ rpm, hp 184 @ 6000
Torque @ rpm, lb-ft. 175 @ 3500
Engine-management system Siemens MS 43 with knock control (2 sensors); variable valve timing, electronic throttle system, dual resonance intake system, engine cooling & other functions included in control strategy
Fuel requirement Premium unleaded
Fuel capacity, U.S. gal. 16.6
Battery capacity, amp-hr. 80
Alternator output rating, amp./W 120 / 1680

Transmission Manual Automatic
Drive system Front engine / rear-wheel drive  
Transmission 5-speed Getrag B 5-speed STEPTRONIC with Adaptive Transmission Control & selectable Sport mode
Gear Ratios    
    1st 4.23:1 3.67:1
    2nd 2.52:1 2.00:1
    3rd 1.66:1 1.41:1
    4th 1.22:1 1.00:1
    5th 1.00:1 0.74:1
  Reverse 4.04:1 4.10:1
Final drive ratio 3.46:1 3.46:1

Chassis BMW 325Ci Convertible
Body/frame construction Unitized steel
Suspension Front Struts, arc-shaped forged-aluminum lower arms with hydraulic cushion, coil springs, twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Sport Packages, 325Ci Coupe std., Sport Package except 325xi models: sport suspension calibration
Rear Multi-link system with Central Links, upper & lower lateral links (upper link of cast aluminum), coil springs, twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Sport Packages, 325Ci Coupe std., Sport Package except 325xi models: sport suspension calibration
Steering type Rack & pinion, engine-speed-sensitive power assist
Overall ratio 13.7:1
Turns lock-to-lock 3.0
Turning circle, ft. 34.4
Brakes 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes
Diameter, mm/in. Front 300/11.8
Rear 294/11.6
Wheels Standard Cast alloy, 16 x 7.0
Optional Cast alloy, 17 x 8.0vv (Sport Pkg.)
Tires Standard All-season, 205/55R-16 H-rated
Optional All-season, 205/50R-17 V-rated (Sport Package, xi models) Performance, 225/45R-17 W-rated (Sport Package, all other models)
Stability-enhancement system Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), including all-season traction control, Dynamic Traction Control (325i/Ci models) or Hill Descent Control (325xi models), electronic brake proportioning, antilock braking (ABS) & cornering/avoidance-stability enhancement

Performance Data BMW 325Ci Convertible
Acceleration, 0-60 mph , sec. Manual Transmission 7.7
Automatic Transmission 8.9
Top speed, mph 128
Fuel economy, EPA est. MPG,
Manual Transmission 19 / 26
Automatic Transmission 19 / 26

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