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Engines & Power

3-Series 318ti

TL 2.5TL

Fusion S

Standard Engine 1.9L 138 hp I4 2.5L 176 hp I5 2.5L 175 hp I4
Horsepower 138 @ 6000 RPM 176 @ 6300 RPM 175 @ 6000 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 133 @ 4300 RPM 170 @ 3900 RPM 175 @ 4500 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 16/DOHC 20/SOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 1895 2451 2488
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.35 X 3.29 3.35 X 3.40 3.50 X 3.94
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.6:1 9.7:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/EFI Gasoline/SEFI
Turbocharger No No No
Supercharger No No No

Transmissions

3-Series 318ti

TL 2.5TL

Fusion S

Standard Transmission 5-Speed Manual 4-Speed Automatic Overdrive 6-Speed Automatic Overdrive

Payload & Towing

3-Series 318ti

TL 2.5TL

Fusion S

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 87.00 94.70 102.80
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 15.00 14.10 16.00
Standard Towing (lb.) No data 1000 1000
Max Towing (lb.) No data 1000 1000
Standard Payload (lb.) No data No data No data
Max Payload (lb.) No data No data No data
Standard GVWR (lb.) No data No data No data
Max GVWR (lb.) No data No data No data

Braking & Traction

3-Series 318ti

TL 2.5TL

Fusion S

4 Wheel Drive/All Wheel Drive N/A N/A N/A
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Automatic Load-Leveling N/A N/A N/A
Electronic Brake Assistance N/A N/A Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A Std.
Locking Differential N/A N/A N/A
Traction Control N/A N/A Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A Std.
Next Steps

3-Series 318ti

TL 2.5TL

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