BMW 3 Series E46 318i Saloon

  • Used model
  • Petrol, Executive
  • 1895cc (1.9 litre), Automatic 4-speed, door
220 g/km
31 mpg
NGC Rating
The NGC Rating expresses a vehicle’s environmental impact as a score ranging from 0 for the greenest cars to 100+ for the most polluting.

BMW 3 Series E46 318i Saloon summary

Fuel economy for this used petrol BMW 3 Series E46 model is 31 MPG, giving an indicative fuel cost of 17.3 p/mile; in VED Band K this executive car's standard 12 month car tax rate is £290.

This doors and seat used BMW 3 Series E46 318i Saloon has a 1.9 litre engine, automatic transmission, a top speed of 0 mph and 0-60 acceleration of seconds.

Tailpipe CO2 emissions for this used BMW 3 Series E46 executive are 220 g/km and it has obtained Euro Standard 3 for air quality. Overall this model has an NGC rating of 60 and is not one of the greenest used models in the executive class.

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Official MPG is combined figure from NEDC test cycle; Real MPG is estimated based on real world driving conditions; Fuel cost is an indicative figure based on Real MPG and petrol price of 116.9p/litre.
Official MPG
31 mpg
9.2 litres / 100km
Real MPG
29 mpg
9.8 litres / 100km
Fuel cost
18.5 p/mile
11.5 p/km


Official CO2 emissions from the NEDC test cycle. Euro standard, NOx and PM (particulates) are official air quality measures. Env Ratings are part of the NGC Rating. GHG = Green house gas rating – measures the impact of lifecycle CO2, AQ = air quality and measures the lifecycle impact of air quality emissions including NOx and particulates.
Official CO2
220 g/km
Tailpipe only
Euro std
3 euro
NOx:98 PM:0
Env Ratings
0 = least polluting

BMW 3 Series E46 318i Saloon key information

  • Practicality
    door, seats
  • Engine Size
    1895cc (1.9 litre)
  • Transmission
    Automatic 4-speed
  • Engine Power
    HP / PS
  • Acceleration 0-60
  • Top Speed
    0 mph / 0 kph
  • NCAP Safety Rating
  • Congestion charge
    No Discount

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Ben Lane

Author:Ben Lane
Date Updated:5th Oct 2015

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