BMW 316i and 320i EfficientDynamics Edition, austerity reaches gasoline options

The range of engines for the new generation of BMW 3 Series continues to grow, and after the introduction of the 316d, 318d and 320i incorporates two new options that highlight fuel efficiency and greatly for its fuel consumption, the new BMW 316i and BMW 320i EfficientDynamics Edition. Both will be available from autumn, currently only for saloon body.

The BMW 316i is positioned as the mechanics of access to the BMW 3 Series, with 136 hp and features discreet but very competitive price which will increase the spectrum of buyers who can access this German sedan. Meanwhile the 320i BMW EfficientDynamics brand known for a number of improvements aimed at reducing emissions and fuel consumption figures in line with the known EfficientDynamics diesel. In fact both, for a predictable price and low energy content, are postulated as the most interesting alternatives to diesel engines in the BMW 3 Series 2012 in accordance with that case-except for clients seeking more power or mileage will be covered substantial annual.

BMW 316i: a gasoline engine with 136 hp access
The BMW 316i is equipped with a four-cylinder 1.6-liter with 136 hp and a maximum torque of 220 Nm, fitted with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. Recall that this block was originally developed in conjunction with PSA (Citroen and Peugeot). Standard will be associated with a six-speed manual gearbox and optionally with an automatic eight.

The BMW 316i reaches 210 km / h sprint practiced 0-100 km / h in 8.9 seconds, 9.2 seconds for the automatic. Its consumption is 5.8 liters per 100 kilometers with emissions of 134 g / km. In Spain will be taxed at 4.75% in the registration tax.

BMW 320i EfficientDynamics Edition: the more thrifty with 5.3 litres/100 km
But speaking of consumption and emissions, the option of BMW 320i EfficientDynamics Edition is postulated as the most efficient and fuel saving with a more powerful version of the same block of four cylinders and 1.6 liters. Homologous 170 hp and 250 Nm of torque, enough to do the 0-100 km / h in 7.6 seconds.

Its consumption in the combined cycle is 5.3 liters per 100 kilometers and CO2 emissions of 124 g / km, which is approximately one liter per 100 kilometers less than a BMW 320i ordinary. A EfficientDynamics improvements existing default in the BMW 3 Series range have added an optimization engine and gear ratios, improved aerodynamics and tires with low rolling resistance.

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