BMW N20 vs N26 We'll keep this post short as there isn't much to go into. The N20 and N26 are basically the same exact engine. Feel free to leave it at that and stop reading. None of the differences between the N20 and N26 are too important. Both make the same power and torque. Additionally, the N20 and N26 share over 95% of their part numbers. For those who want to learn … [Read more...] about BMW N20 vs N26 Comparison
BMW N20 vs B48: Battle of the 2.0L Turbo The BMW N20 and B48 have big reputations to live up to. They power 20i, 25i, 28i, and 30i models; a large percentage of all BMW models. Additionally, the N20 was tasked with replacing BMW's wildly successful inline 6 engines. These small 2.0L turbo engines are fuel efficient, emissions friendly, and light, all while providing impressive … [Read more...] about BMW N20 vs B48: Performance & Reliability
The BMW N20 is a 4-cylinder, turbocharged engine produced from 2011-2017, and was BMW’s replacement for the naturally aspirated 3.0L 6-cylinder N52/N53 engines. As the outgoing N52 and N53 were reliable engines, the BMW N20 had big shoes to fill, especially given its turbocharged design. Turbo engines are more complex and require several additional components, which means there … [Read more...] about BMW N20 Common Problems & Reliability Issues
BMW’s N20 engine featured in the 228i, 328i, 428i, 528i, as well as other 28i variants, did not built up the greatest aftermarket and tuning reputation, as the engine has been touted as fragile. Although the N20 is not the strongest motor there is still plenty of power to be unleashed with a tune and basic bolt-ons. In stock form, the N20 was quoted right around 240hp and … [Read more...] about BMW N20 Tuning Guide – 350hp for $1,500
How Much Power Can the BMW N20 Handle Since the initial release of the N54 in 2007, BMW has earned a reputation for building a line-up of turbocharged engines that are capable of significant power gains with a tune and basic bolt-ons. The N20 was BMW’s first turbocharged, direct-injected 4-cylinder engine. From the factory the strongest version of the N20, found in 28i … [Read more...] about How Much Horsepower Can the BMW N20 Produce?