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Engines & Power

3-Series 318ti

Catera Catera

Fusion S

Standard Engine 1.9L 138 hp I4 3.0L 200 hp V6 2.5L 175 hp I4
Horsepower 138 @ 6000 RPM 200 @ 5500 RPM 175 @ 6000 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 133 @ 4300 RPM 195 @ 4700 RPM 175 @ 4500 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 16/DOHC 24/SOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 1895 2997 2488
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.35 X 3.29 3.39 X 3.39 3.50 X 3.94
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.4:1 9.7:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/MPFI Gasoline/SEFI
Turbocharger No No No
Supercharger No No No

Transmissions

3-Series 318ti

Catera Catera

Fusion S

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

Payload & Towing

3-Series 318ti

Catera Catera

Fusion S

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 87.00 111.20 102.80
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 15.00 14.50 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

Catera Catera

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.
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3-Series 318ti

Catera Catera

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