BMW 3 Series E21sedan 320 4MT (1977–1982)

Car model: BMW (BMW) Title: BMW Model: 3 series Generation: E21sedan Modification: 320 4MT Year of issue: 1977–1982

Main characteristics


The minimum amount of luggage (l)404
Front wheel track (mm)1387
Wheelbase (mm)2563
Height (mm)1380
Width (mm)1610
Rear wheel track (mm)1396
Load capacity (kg)435
Permissible gross weight (kg)1550
Curb Weight (kg)1115
Length (mm)4355


Bore (mm)80
Number of valves per cylinder2
Number of cylinders6
Piston stroke (mm)66
Maximum torque (N • m)160
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm)4,000
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm)6000
Intake typeCarburetor
Engine configurationRow
Engine power (hp)122
Engine capacity (cm3)1990
Engine’s typePetrol


Number of stepsFour
Drive unitRear

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakesDrum
Front brakesDisk drives
Rear suspensionIndependent, spring, on longitudinal levers, with anti-roll bar
Front suspensionIndependent McPherson, with anti-roll bar

Performance indicators:

Fuel tank capacity (l)58
Fuel consumption on the highway (l / 100 km)7.5
Fuel consumption in the city (l / 100 km)13
Acceleration time to 100 km / h (s)10.7
Maximum speed (km / h)181
Recommended fuelAI-98


Turning diameter (m)10.3
Power steeringMissing

Tires, wheels:

Rim width5.55.5
Rim diameter1313
Hole Arrangement Diameter (PCD)100100
Number of mounting holesFourFour
Tire diameter1313
Tire height7070
Tire width185185