Engine BMW B38

The 1.5-liter BMW B38 3-cylinder engine series has been assembled since 2013 and is installed on cars with front-wheel drive like B38A15, rear-wheel drive like B38B15 and hybrids like B38K15. Also, these units are installed on the Mini: 1.2-liter B38A12A and 1.5-liter B38A15A. Continue reading Engine BMW B38

Engine BMW M40B16

The BMW M40B16 engine – a low-volume in-line 4-cylinder engine of the BMW M40 series, was released in 1988 and was developed on the basis of the M40B18, in which a crankshaft with a smaller stroke and other pistons were installed, the connecting rods remained the same. Continue reading Engine BMW M40B16

Engine BMW M40B18

M40B18 is the first inline 4-cylinder engine of the M40 family, the older brother of the M40B16, developed in 1987 as a replacement for the outdated M10 series. The engine is based on a cast-iron cylinder block covered with an 8-valve head with one camshaft and hydraulic lifters (valve adjustment is not required on the M40). Continue reading Engine BMW M40B18

Engine BMW M43B18

The M43B18 engine is an in-line 4-cylinder engine of the M43 family (it also included the M43B16 and M43B19), which was released in 1992 as a replacement for the M40B18. The M43 cylinder block was transferred from the M40 practically unchanged, the crankshaft now has 4 counterweights (there were 8 on the M40) and lost a little in weight, the stroke remained unchanged. Continue reading Engine BMW M43B18

Engine BMW M43B19 / M43TU

The BMW M43B19 engine, better known as the M43TU, is the largest of the lineup and has a displacement of 1.9 liters (1895 cc). A distinctive feature of these power units is the use of the proprietary fuel injection system BMW BMS 46. There are two modifications with different power levels. Continue reading Engine BMW M43B19 / M43TU

Engine BMW M44B19

The BMW M44B19 engine is a 4-cylinder engine that replaced the M42B18 engine and was produced from 1996 to 2001. This power unit has taken a leading position in the BMW four-cylinder engine program and compared to the M42, many design changes have been made on the M44 both in the engine itself, in the control system and in the outlet system. Continue reading Engine BMW M44B19

Engine BMW N42B18

BMW N42B18 engines are in-line 4-cylinder engines with DOHC gas distribution system. The predecessor of this unit model was the M43 series engines. The main feature of the N42B18 is the two overhead camshafts and the innovative VANOS system. This technology made it possible to reduce fuel consumption and reduce outlet gas pollution. And Valvetronic technology contributes to increased power by optimizing the cylinder filling with the mixture. Continue reading Engine BMW N42B18

Engine BMW N43B16

The N43B16 engine is a modification of the N43 with a capacity of 1599 cc, produced since 2007. The small 1.6-liter 4-cylinder BMW N43B16 engine replaced its predecessor N42B18 with some delay and was developed on the basis of the older N43B20. The engine was installed on BMW cars with an index of 16i. A feature of the motor is the use of the well-proven Valvetronic valve lift system. The engine has a direct fuel injection system. Continue reading Engine BMW N43B16

Engine BMW N43B20

The BMW N43B20 engine is a 4-cylinder inline gasoline unit produced by BMW from 2007 to 2011. There are three versions of the N43 engine, which have gained popularity and recognition among motorists around the world. Continue reading Engine BMW N43B20

Engine BMW N45B16

The small 1.6-liter BMW N45B16 engine was developed in 2004 based on the predecessor N42B18. The new engine has a different crankshaft with a shorter piston stroke (it was 81, now 72 mm), different connecting rods and a modified piston. In addition, the Valvetronic valve lift system is not used on the N45B16. Continue reading Engine BMW N45B16

Engine BMW N45B20S

In 2006, the N45 engine received a new modification – N45B20S with a displacement of 1997 cc. The N45B20S replaced the N42B20 and was produced in a limited edition in 2006 specifically for the BMW 320si E90. In addition to improving technical characteristics, the main technological improvement of the engine was undoubtedly the use of the innovative Valvetronic system, which significantly increases the efficiency of the entire engine as a whole. Continue reading Engine BMW N45B20S

Engine BMW N46B18

The younger modification of the N46 series, under the name N46B18, was developed in 2004 on the basis of the N46B20 and was produced only for the BMW E46 316. Considering the fact that the E46 was discontinued in 2005, this power unit was not widely used either. Continue reading Engine BMW N46B18

Engine BMW N46B20

BMW N46 gasoline engines were produced from 2004 to 2015 and were installed on almost all compact and medium-sized models of the group of that time. The 2.0-liter N46B20 engine was created on the basis of the N42B20 and at first glance does not differ from its predecessor, but it is not. Continue reading Engine BMW N46B20

Engine BMW N13B16

The 1.6-liter BMW N13 turbo petrol engine was produced by the company from 2011 to 2016 and was installed only on two models of the concern: 1-Series in the back of the F20 and 3-Series in the back of the F30. This motor was developed jointly with the PSA concern and is known there under the EP6CDT index. Continue reading Engine BMW N13B16

Engine BMW N20B20

The 4-cylinder N20B20 turbo engine began to be installed on BMW cars in 2011. The engine replaced the N53B25 and N53B30 units. The block of the new motor is made of aluminum alloy and contains two balance shafts. Steel-coated engine cylinders, forged crankshaft with four offset counterweights, 144.35mm long cranks. Continue reading Engine BMW N20B20

Engine BMW B48B20 / B48A20

A series of 2.0-liter BMW B48 gasoline engines has been produced by the company since 2014 and is installed on almost the entire modern model range of the German automaker. Two versions of the motor differ: B48A20 – for cars with front-wheel drives and B48B20 – with rear ones. Continue reading Engine BMW B48B20 / B48A20