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Engine N46B20C BMW 3 Series E46 1 E87 E90 E91 E81 E82 E88 X1 E84 318i 318 Ci 120i 320i sDrive 18i 143hp 150hp 156hp 136hp

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Engine N46 B20 C for sale


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In stock. Delivery time: 4-8 business days

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Online orders in our online shop is currently not available: please fill out the “Availability Request Form” first. You will then receive a tailored offer in PDF format, after which you can place your order directly via email or phone.

Non-committal offer: This engine (N46 B20 C) is also available through other sales channels (both online and offline). Consequently, the possibility of a short-term intermediate sale cannot be ruled out. It is essential to check the engine’s availability and compatibility with your vehicle before proceeding.

Check compatibility and availability of engine N46 B20 C

Kindly complete the “request for quote” form. We will confirm whether the engine N46 B20 C matches your vehicle and provide you with detailed proposals for all the available options, whether you’re looking for a used engine, a reconditioned one, or prefer it bare or complete. Following this, you may proceed to place your order directly.

Engine description:

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Compatible vehicles with engine N46 B20 C:

N46 B20 C Engine Technical Specifications & Compatibility.

Additional information

Engine Code

N46 B20 C, N46B20C




1 E81, 1 E82, 1 E87, 1 E88, 3 E46, 3 E90, 3 E91, X1 E84


120i, 318 Ci, 318i, 320i, sDrive 18i

Power (hp)

136hp, 143hp, 150hp, 156hp

Power (kW)

100kW, 105kW, 110kW, 115kW



Number of Cylinders


Engine Capacity (ccm)


Torque (Nm)




Bore (mm)


Stroke (mm)


Number of Bearings


Number of Valves


Engine Charging

Naturally Aspirated Engine


Petrol Engine

Fuel Mixture

Intake Manifold Injection/ Carburettor

Engine Type


Cylinder Type


Engine Management


Price Used Engine (€)


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Information about the BMW replacement engine N46 B20 C:

The N46 B20 C, N46B20C engine is used by the manufacturer BMW in the following models: 1 Series E81, 1 Series E82, 1 Series E87, 1 Series E88, 3 Series E46, 3 Series E90, 3 Series E91, X1 E84.

Engine type and performance:

Depending on the engine control unit, the Petrol engine N46 B20 C has an output of 136hp, 143hp, 150hp, 156hp, which is equivalent to 100kW, 105kW, 110kW, 115kW.

The 4-cylinder Naturally Aspirated Engine engine is Water-cooled and produces a torque of 200Nm with a displacement of 1995ccm.

The 120i, 318 Ci, 318i, 320i, sDrive 18i N46 B20 C engine features 16 valves, 5 bearings, and achieves a compression ratio of 10.5 with a stroke of 90 mm and a bore of 84 mm.

It is a DOHC Petrol Engine Straight engine with Intake Manifold Injection/ Carburettor, powered by a Chain.


The quickest way is to fill out the “request for quote” form. Please provide the engine code N46 B20 C and your VIN number so we can accurately identify the engine that is compatible with your vehicle. You will swiftly receive a detailed offer in PDF format via email. If everything matches, you can then proceed with the order.

It depends on the inventory. We sell N46 B20 C engines either complete or bare. The complete engines come with spare parts included.

The engine is compatible with the following make and models:
BMW | 1 Series E81, 1 Series E82, 1 Series E87, 1 Series E88, 3 Series E46, 3 Series E90, 3 Series E91, X1 E84

To be certain, you should provide us with your VIN number so we can verify the engine’s compatibility.

The contents of the delivery vary depending on the engine. For the complete engine, we deliver the engine block with the cylinder head, valve cover, oil pan, and the injection system, turbocharger, alternator, manifold, wiring harness, etc. For the bare engine without ancillary parts, we deliver the engine block with the cylinder head, valve cap, and oil pan.

  • The contents of the delivery may vary. Please check the exact contents of the delivery in the PDF offer.

The mileage depends on the condition of the engine. The overhauled engine has been reset to 0km. The mileage of the used engine can vary. Make a brief inquiry on our website, and you will receive a detailed offer with precise mileage information.

The following parts are replaced with NEW ones:

  • Valves
  • Valve stem seals
  • Piston rings
  • Connecting rod bearings and main bearings
  • Oil pump
  • Timing chain with tensioner

Additional revision steps:

  • The camshaft and crankshaft are measured, polished, checked for cracks, and ultrasonically cleaned.
  • The cylinder head is measured, leveled, and ultrasonically cleaned.
  • The block is planed, sanded, and measured.
  • Pistons are inspected, cleaned, and subjected to UV crack testing.
  • Leakdown tests

✅ We can, of course, also overhaul your faulty engine.


We handle everything in-house, from engine overhauling to marketing and web design. This cuts down on many costs.


Our processes are finely tuned, ensuring no downtime. Our machines and staff are fully utilized.


Each person works solely within their area of expertise. For instance, we have different specialists for various makes/types of engines. This saves a significant amount of time and enhances quality.

Yes, sometimes. The deposit varies depending on the engine.

The price of the engine varies depending on the engine’s condition:

Used engine: 1619 €
Complete engine: Please request the price by filling out the form.
Overhauled engine: €

Please note: Prices and availability are provided for guidance only!

Make an inquiry on the website to receive a detailed and final offer.

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