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SPECIFICATIONS
ENGINES
Type:
2,494cc Inline-6; aluminum block and head
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 184 at 6,000
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 175 at 3,500
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 84.0 x 75.0
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 19 / 28
Available with: 525i
 
Type:
2,979cc Inline-6; aluminum block and head
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 225 at 5,900
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 214 at 3,500
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 84.0 x 89.6
Compression Ratio: 10.2:1
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 20 / 30
Available with: 530i
 
Type:
4,398cc V8; aluminum block and heads
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 325 at 6,100
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 330 at 3,600
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 92.0 x 82.7
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 18 / 26
Available with: 545i
 
Type:
4,999cc V10; aluminum block and heads
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 500 at 7,750
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 384 at 6,100
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 92.0 x 75.2
Compression Ratio: 12.0:1
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 12 / 18
Available with: M5
 
TRANSMISSIONS
Type:
6-speed manual
Ratios: 4.35, 2.50, 1.66, 1.23, 1.00, 0.85
Final Drive: 3.15 (525i); 2.93 (530i)
Available with: 525i; 530i
 
Type:
6-speed manual
Ratios: 4.06, 2.40, 1.58, 1.19, 1.00, 0.87
Final Drive: 2.93
Available with: 545i
 
Type:
6-speed automatic
Ratios: 4.17, 2.34, 1.52, 1.14, 0.87, 0.69
Final Drive: 3.73 (525i); 3.46 (530i); 3.38 (545i)
Available with: except M5
 
Type:
6-speed sequential
Ratios: 3.99, 2.65, 1.81, 1.39, 1.16, 1.00, 0.83
Final Drive: 3.62
Available with: M5
 
LAYOUT
Engine position:
Front-engine
Driveline:
Rear-wheel-drive
 
SUSPENSION
Front:
MacPherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear:
Multi-link; coil springs, anti-roll bar
 
BRAKES
Front:
12.2 in. power-assisted vented discs
12.8 in. power-assisted vented discs (530i)
13.7 in. power-assisted vented discs (545i)
14.7 in. power-assisted vented discs (M5)
Rear:
12.6 in. power-assisted vented discs
13.6 in. power-assisted vented discs (545i)
14.6 in. power-assisted vented discs (M5)
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
3,417 - 4,012
GVWR [lbs]:
4,575
4,905 (545i)
5,071 (M5)
Weight distribution: 50 / 50 (525i; 545i)
51 / 49 (530i; M5)
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 18.5
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
37.4
40.6 (M5)
 
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
190.6
191.1 (M5)
Width [in.]:
72.7
Height [in.]:
58.0
57.8 (M5)
Wheelbase [in.]: 113.7
Front Track [in.]: 61.3
62.2 (M5)
Rear Track [in.]: 62.3
61.7 (M5)
 
Coefficient of Drag:
0.29
0.31 (M5)
 
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Pass. Vol. [cu-ft]:
99.1
Seating Capacity:
5
 
Front Headroom [in.]:
37.7
Rear Headroom [in.]: 37.9
 
Front Legroom [in.]:
41.5
Rear Legroom [in.]: 36.0
 
Front Shoulderroom [in.]:
57.3
Rear Shoulderroom [in.]: 57.2
 
Cargo Cap. [cu-ft]:
18.4
 
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