116i 1.6-litre turbo and 118i 1.6-litre turbo, 118d 2.0-litre turbo-diesel, 100kW/200Nm (116i), 125kW/250Nm (118i) and 105kW/320Nm (118d), two-joint spring strut front with trailing link and five-link rear suspension, vented 284mm front and solid 290mm rear disc brakes with ABS and ESP, tows, 5.7/5.9/4.5l/100km (116i/118i/118d).
4324mm, width 1964mm, height 1421mm, wheelbase 2690mm, kerb weight 1345kg (118d auto), 360/1200-litre boot.
$49,700 (116i), $55,500 (118i), $56,600 (118d), add $2000 for Urban or Sport Line.
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