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BMW 218d Active Tourer (2014)

by Adrian
BMW 218d (source - ThrottleChannel.com)

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is the first BMW that features front wheel drive in the entire company’s history. Production of this C segment MPV began in early 2014 as a rival for Mercedes-Benz B-Class. The car in the video is a popular diesel version, BMW 218d Active Tourer. You can also watch the top of the line variant, BMW 225i Active Tourer.


Make: BMW

Model: BMW 2 Series Active Tourer / BMW 218d Active Tourer

Production: 2014 –

Body type: MPV, 5 seats

VIN: WBA2C11000VZ32963

Price without VAT: 38,279 Euros

Engine: 2.0-litre (1,995 cc) in-line 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology with variable geometry turbocharger, common rail direct injection. The maximum output is 110 kW / 150 PS/hp at 4,000, and peak torque is 330 Nm (approx. 243 lb-ft), available between 1,750-2,250 rpm.

Gearbox: 8-speed automatic

Tyres: Continental ContiWinterContact 205/55 R17 91H

Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 8.9 seconds

Top speed: 205 km/h

Declared average fuel consumption: 4.1 liters of diesel per 100 km

Emissions: EU6, 109 CO2/km

Fuel tank (l): 51

Dimensions (mm): L 4,342 / w 1,800 / h 1,555

Luggage compartment capacity (l): 468-1,510

Wheelbase (mm): 2,670

Weight (DIN/EU): 1,375 kg/1,450 kg

Cd: 0.28

Front suspension: Single-joint spring strut axle in lightweight aluminium-steel construction.

Rear suspension: Multi-arm axle in lightweight steel construction.

Main standard equipment

Airbags for driver and front passenger; side airbags for driver and front passenger; head airbags for front and rear seats; three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats with belt latch tensioner and belt force limiter at the front; DSC, including ABS and DTC (Dynamic Traction Control), CBC (Cornering Brake Control), DBC (Dynamic Brake Control); Dry Braking function; Fading Compensation; Start-Off Assistant; Performance Control; Brake Energy Regeneration; electromechanical power steering; automatic start/stop function; ECO PRO mode; front central armrest; velour floor mats; fog lights; rain and light sensor with automatic wipers and headlights control; head-up display.

Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)

Flamenco Red Metallic Paint (555); 8-Speed Automatic Sport Transmission with Steptronic (1,891); variable sport steering system (294); automatic tailgate control (378); Confort acces system (327); Chrome Line Exterior (185); rearview video camera (336); anti-dazzle rearview mirrors (412); electrically adjustable front seats with memory (798); lumbar support for front seats (235); heated front seats (277); LED adaptive headlights (832); CD player (101); HiFi speakers (244); Professional Navigation System (2,093); aluminium interior decorations (160); front and rear PDC parking sensors (294).


+ very good torsional rigidity and no torsion noise
+ very good vehicle dynamics
+ well balanced suspension
+ good engine performance
+ fast transmission
+ good fuel economy
+ nice ambiental light

– no backlight for instrument cluster during daytime (poor lisibility)

Driven by Adrian M. for 721 km, 6.7 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 13,802 km total mileage of the car.

Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni

BMW 218d Active Tourer photos

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