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BMW X5 4.6is

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 BMW X5 4.6is

5-door 5-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4619 cm3 / 281.9 cu in / 281.9 cu in, 255.0 kW / 342.0 hp / 342.0 hp @ 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm, 480.0 N·m / 354.0 lb·ft / 354.0 lb·ft @ 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph top speed, consumption 14.9 l/100km / 19.0 mpg-UK / 15.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2001
ModelX5 4.6isIssued until
SerieX5Number made
Model familyE53Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typesport utility vehicle (SUV)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4667 mm / 183.7 in / 183.7 inTotal (curb) weight2180 kg / 4806 lb / 4806 lb
Width1872 mm / 73.7 in / 73.7 inDry weight
Height1711 mm / 67.4 in / 67.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2820 mm / 111.0 in / 111.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1566 mm / 61.7 in / 61.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1596 mm / 62.8 in / 62.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance180 mm / 7.1 in / 7.1 inFuel capacity93 l / 20.5 UK gal / 24.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.38Frontal area (A)2.70 m2 / 29.1 sq ft / 29.1 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.03 m2 / 11.1 sq ft / 11.1 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)25.6 kW / 34.3 hp / 34.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeM62Total number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.09
Fuel supplyEngine displacement4619 cm3 / 281.9 cu in / 281.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity577.38 cm3/cylinder / 35.234 cu in/cylinder / 35.234 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power255.0 kW / 342.0 hp / 342.0 hp at 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque480.0 N·m / 354.0 lb·ft / 354.0 lb·ft at 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)140.5 kW / 188.5 hp / 188.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.2 kW/l / 1.213 bhp/cu in / 1.213 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque103.9 N·m/l / 0.91 lb·ft/cu in / 0.91 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.8
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.91

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio156.9 kW/ton / 118.9 bhp/ton / 118.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.50 s / 6.50 s / 6.50 sFuel consumption, City (urban)21.0 l/100km / 13.5 mpg-UK / 11.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)11.4 l/100km / 24.8 mpg-UK / 20.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)14.9 l/100km / 19.0 mpg-UK / 15.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions356 g/km / 573 g/mi / 573 g/mi
  Range624 km / 388 mi / 388 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.5Turning circle12.1 m / 39.7 ft / 39.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,Struts, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,4 Links, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front9.5J x 20Wheels rear10.5J x 20
Tyres front275/40 R 20WTyres rear315/35 R 20W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front356 mm / 14.0 in / 14.0 inBrake diameter rear324 mm / 12.8 in / 12.8 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW X5 4.6is

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