BMW 323I E36 Specifications

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BMW 323I E36 Specifications
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The 323i variation of BMW's E36 was a reliable, well-equipped all-around sedan. Standard features include power windows, air conditioning, cassette tape and radio stereo system and central locking. Passenger comfort could be enhanced with optional upgrades like leather seats, a sunroof, powered driver's seat and a navigation system.


The BMW 323i E36 draws power from an inline six-cylinder power plant, displacing 152.19 cubic inches of fuel, producing the power of 170 horses at 5,500 revolutions per minute (rpm) and muscling out 181 foot-pounds of torque at 3,500rpm. The engine has a compression ratio of 10.5-to-1, a stroke of 2.95 inches and a bore of 3.31 inches. Gears are shifted inside a five-speed manual gearbox, and the 323i returns a combined fuel economy average of 23.5 miles per gallon.


BMW's 323i is a five-seat sedan that measures 55.7 inches high, 176 inches long, with a 107.3 inch wheelbase, 41.4 inches of front legroom and 34.6 inches of rear legroom. This car's fuel tank has a 16.6-gallon maximum capacity.


The 323i sported an anti-lock braking system at the front and rear wheels as standard. The car also came with driver and passenger front and side air bags, and rear air bags for the rear passengers were an optional upgrade.

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