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TECHNICAL DATA
Layout
front-engine / RWD
Coefficient of Drag: 0.30
 
Weight & Capacities
Curb weight [lbs]: 3,450 (525i)
3,494 (530i)
3,748 (540i)
GVWR [lbs]: 4,464 (525i)
4,509 (530i)
4,817 (540i)
Weight distribution: 50 / 50 (525i)
51 / 49 (530i)
52 / 48 (540i)
 
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 18.5
 
Steering
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.] 37.0
37.4 (540i)
 
Suspension
Front: MacPherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear: Multi-link; coil springs, anti-roll bar
 
Brakes
Front: 11.7 in. power-assisted vented discs
Rear: 11.7 in. power-assisted vented discs
ENGINES & TRANSMISSIONS
Base Engine
Type: Inline-6; aluminum block and head
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.; continuously variable valve timing (Double VANOS)
Displacement: 2,494
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 84.0 x 75.0
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Power [hp]: 184 at 6,000
Torque [lb-ft]: 175 at 3,500
Mileage City [mpg]: 20
Mileage Hwy [mpg]: 29
Available with: 525i
 
Optional Engines
Type: Inline-6; aluminum block and head
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.; continuously variable valve timing (Double VANOS)
Displacement: 2,979
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 84.0 x 89.6
Compression Ratio: 10.2:1
Power [hp]: 225 at 5,900
Torque [lb-ft]: 214 at 3,500
Mileage City [mpg]: 21
Mileage Hwy [mpg]: 30
Available with: 530i
 
Type: V8; aluminum block and heads
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.; continuously variable valve timing (Double VANOS)
Displacement: 4,398
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 92.0 x 82.7
Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
Power [hp]: 290 at 5,400
Torque [lb-ft]: 324 at 3,600
Mileage City [mpg]: 15
Mileage Hwy [mpg]: 23
Available with: 540i
 
 
Transmissions
Type: 5-speed manual
Ratios: 4.23, 2.52, 1.66, 1.22, 1.00
Final Drive: 3.15
Available with: 525i
 
Type: 5-speed manual
Ratios: 4.21, 2.49, 1.66, 1.24, 1.00
Final Drive: 2.93
Available with: 530i
 
Type: 5-speed automatic
Ratios: 3.42, 2.22, 1.60, 1.00, 0.75
Final Drive: 3.46
Available with: 525i; 530i
 
Type: 6-speed manual
Ratios: 4.23, 2.53, 1.67, 1.23, 1.00, 0.83
Final Drive: 2.81
Available with: 540i
 
Type: 5-speed automatic
Ratios: 3.57, 2.20, 1.51, 1.00, 0.80
Final Drive: 3.15
Available with: 540i
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]: 188.0
Width [in.]: 70.9
Height [in.]: 56.7
Wheelbase [in.]: 111.4
Front Track [in.]: 59.5
Rear Track [in.]: 60.1
59.6 (540i)
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Pass. Vol. [cu-ft]: 92.5
Seating Capacity: 5
 
Headroom
Front Headroom [in.]: 38.7
Rear Headroom [in.]: 37.8
 
Legroom
Front Legroom [in.]: 41.7
Rear Legroom [in.]: 34.2
 
Shoulderroom
Fr. Shoulderroom [in.]: 56.8
R. Shoulderroom [in.]: 55.9
 
Hiproom
Front Hiproom [in.]: 58.0
Rear Hiproom [in.]: 58.5
 
Cargo
Cargo Cap. [cu-ft]: 11.1
 
PERFORMANCE
0 - 60 mph [sec.]: 7.3 (525i)
6.8 (530i)
5.7 (540i)
 
Top Speed [mph]: 128
155 (540i)
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