BMW 318ti Compact is 3-door hatchback of \"Golf\"-class that is created on the basis of third-generation of the 3 Series of BMW cars. Vehicle production was started in 1994, and the last car left the assembly line in 2001. Rear-wheel drive model was created by shortening of the sedan of the previous series.
Length is equal to 4210 mm. Three-door hatchback with a length of 4210 mm and width of 1698 mm can accommodate 5 people (including the driver). BMW 318ti Compact has a standard wheelbase of 2700 mm. Sufficient for such vehicles clearance is equal to110 mm. Kerb weight of the car is about 1,200 pounds and a maximum curb weight of the car is 1660 kg. The luggage compartment, according to the technical specification, is not less than 300 dm3. The trunk, considering all the ways of enhancing its capacity, can load almost 680 cubic dm of cargo. Fuel tank capacity is 52 liters.
BMW 318ti Compact is equipped with a 140-horsepower engine with a working volume of 1895 cc. It is capable to accelerate the car from zero to 100 km / h in 9.9 seconds. Torque is 180/4300 N m. The cylinder diameter is 85.0.The piston stroke length is 83.5. Compression ratio is 10.0. Its 4-cylinders are supplied with fuel by using injection system. There is a dohc camshaft. Maximum speed of acceleration of the car is equal to 209 km / h.
The machine consumes 5.9 l of fuel for every 100 kilometers on the highway while in the city traffic this figure will be not less than 3.11 liters. As for the transmission, the manufacturer offers choose between the five-speed manual transmission and four speed automatic.
Front suspension is represented with inverted wishbone, sway bar, and strut. And the rear suspension has a trailing arm and stabilizer bar.
The standard equipment of BMW 318ti Compact includes ABS. For fans of fast ride there is a version Open Air with a sliding soft top in the entire roof.
Brake circuit is very progressive and up to date: Ventilated discs are located in the front, while simple \"disks\" can be found on the rear axle.