BMW N42

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BMW N42 engine
ManufacturerBMW
Production2001–2003
PredecessorBMW M44
SuccessorBMW N45
BMW N46
ClassStraight-4

The N42 is a series of I4 automobile piston engines from BMW. The series debuted with the E46 cars in 2001. Displacement ranges from 1.8 L to 2.0 L.

Models
Engine Displacement Power Torque Redline Year
N42B18 1.8 L (1796 cc/109 in³) 85 kW (115 hp) @ 5500 175 N·m (129 ft·lbf) @ 3750 6500 2001
N42B20 2.0 L (1995 cc/121 in³) 105 kW (143 hp) @ 6000 200 N·m (147 ft·lbf) @ 3750 6500 2001

N42B18

The N42B18 is a 1.8 L (1796 cc) version producing 85 kW (115 hp) and 175 N·m (129 ft·lbf). It uses Bosch DME ME9.2 fuel injection. It has twin-balancing shafts. The N42B18 won the 1.4-1.8 L category of the International Engine of the Year competition for 2001.

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N42B20

The N42B20 is a larger 2.0 L (1995 cc) version. It produces 105 kW (143 hp) and 200 N·m (148 ft·lbf) with the same Bosch DME ME9.2 fuel injection. It has twin balance shafts.

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