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Engine 2.5L 6-Cylinder  DOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: API

  • Oil capacity: 8.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.5L 6-Cylinder: 0.032"

Engine Coolant

  • Capacity: 7.4qt (7.0L) 

Fuel

  • Capacity: 15.8 gal (60.0L)

Washer Fluid

  • Capacity: 3.1 gal (3.0L)

Brake

  •  Type: DOT4

Manual Transmission Fluid

  • Type: BMW Lifetime Transmission Oil

  • Capacity: 3.17qt ( 3.0L )

  • 5-Speed Transmission

    • Capacity: 1.58qt (1.5L)

  • 6-Speed Transmission

    • Capacity: 1.84qt (1.75L)

Automatic Transmission Fluid

  • Type: BMW Lifetime Transmission Oil

Powertrain


Engine

  • Petrol:

    • 1.6–2.0 L N43/N45/N46 I4

    • 2.5–3.0 L N52/N53 I6

    • 3.0 L N54/N55 I6 turbo

    • 4.0 L S65 V8

  • Diesel:

    • 2.0 L M47/N47 I4

    • 3.0 L M57/N57 I6

Transmission

  • 6-speed manual

  • 6-speed ZF 6HP automatic

  • 7-speed dual-clutch

Fuel Consumption


bmw 3 series fuel consumption

References


  1. 2011 BMW 3-Series Owners Manual 

  2. BMW 3-Series - Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTSA.gov

Lights

Front Lights

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H11-55W

  • Front Inner Turn Signal Light Bulb: 12496

  • Front Outer Turn Signal Light Bulb: 2827

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 2825

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: H7-55W

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb:

    • H7-55W

    • HID-D1S

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 64136

  • Brake Light Bulb: 7506

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 6418

  • Parking Light Bulb: 2825

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 7506

  • Tail Light Bulb: LED

Interior Lights

  • Courtesy Light Bulb: 2825

  • Dome Light Bulb: 2886X

  • Glove Box Light Bulb: 6418

  • Trunk Light Bulb: 6411