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BMW 3 Series 1981

The 1981 BMW 3 Series range of configurations is currently priced from $2,400.

The 1981 BMW 3 Series carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1200 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

BMW 3 Series 1981 Price and Specs

The BMW 3 Series 1981 is currently available from $2,400 for the 3 Series 318i up to $9,900 for the 3 Series 323i John Player Special.

Pricing guides

$6,150
Based on third party pricing data
Lowest Price
$2,400
Highest Price
$9,900
BMW 3 Series Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
318i Coupe 1.8L Leaded 3 SP AUTO $2,400 $4,070
318i Coupe 1.8L Leaded 5 SP MAN $2,400 $4,070
323i Coupe 2.3L Leaded 3 SP AUTO $2,600 $4,400
323i Coupe 2.3L Leaded 5 SP MAN $5,300 $8,030
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BMW 3 Series Q&As

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BMW 3 Series 1981 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 1981 BMW 3 Series are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1610mm x 1380mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the BMW 3 Series 1981 Dimensions  include 1380mm height, 1610mm width, 4350mm length.
BMW 3 Series Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
318i Coupe 1380x1610x4350 mm 140 mm
323i Coupe 1380x1610x4360 mm
323i John Player Special Coupe 1380x1610x4360 mm
323i Sport Coupe 1380x1610x4360 mm
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BMW 3 Series 1981 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 1981 BMW 3 Series will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the BMW 3 Series spans from 13x5.5 inches.

BMW 3 Series Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
318i Coupe 165R13 13x5.5 inches 165R13 13x5.5 inches
323i Coupe 13x5.5 inches 13x5.5 inches
323i John Player Special Coupe 13x5.5 inches 13x5.5 inches
323i Sport Coupe 13x5.5 inches 13x5.5 inches
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BMW 3 Series 1981 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 1981 BMW 3 Series is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The BMW 3 Series currently offers fuel consumption from 8.8 to 11.6L/100km. The BMW 3 Series is available with the following fuel type: Leaded.

BMW 3 Series Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
318i Coupe 1.8L,Leaded,5 SP MAN 8.8L/100km
318i Coupe 1.8L,Leaded,3 SP AUTO 9.5L/100km
323i Coupe 2.3L,Leaded,5 SP MAN 10.3L/100km
323i Coupe 2.3L,Leaded,3 SP AUTO 11.6L/100km
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BMW 3 Series 1981 Towing capacity

The BMW 3 Series’s towing capacity ranges from 1000kg to 1200kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

BMW 3 Series Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
318i Coupe 1.8L,Leaded,5 SP MAN 1000kg
318i Coupe 1.8L,Leaded,3 SP AUTO 1000kg
323i Coupe 2.3L,Leaded,5 SP MAN 1200kg
323i Coupe 2.3L,Leaded,3 SP AUTO 1200kg
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