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BMW 525d Automatic

(2004 model)

Brief specs of 2004 BMW 525d Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in, 129.8 kW / 174.1 hp / 174.1 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 227 km/h / 141 mph / 141 mph top speed, consumption 7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2004
Model525d AutomaticIssued until
Serie5Number made
Model familyE60Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4130 l / 145.85 cu ft / 145.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4841 mm / 190.6 in / 190.6 inTotal (curb) weight1670 kg / 3682 lb / 3682 lb
Width1846 mm / 72.7 in / 72.7 inDry weight
Height1468 mm / 57.8 in / 57.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2888 mm / 113.7 in / 113.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1558 mm / 61.3 in / 61.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1582 mm / 62.3 in / 62.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.28Frontal area (A)2.26 m2 / 24.3 sq ft / 24.3 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.63 m2 / 6.8 sq ft / 6.8 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.7 kW / 21.0 hp / 21.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
FueldieselStroke75.1 mm / 2.96 in / 2.96 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.12
Fuel supplyBo DDE 5 common rail direct diesel inj.Engine displacement2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity416.17 cm3/cylinder / 25.396 cu in/cylinder / 25.396 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio17.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power129.8 kW / 174.1 hp / 174.1 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)85.3 kW / 114.3 hp / 114.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.0 kW/l / 1.142 bhp/cu in / 1.142 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque160.2 N·m/l / 1.40 lb·ft/cu in / 1.40 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.65

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed227 km/h / 141 mph / 141 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio104.2 kW/ton / 78.9 bhp/ton / 78.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.30 s / 8.30 s / 8.30 sFuel consumption, City (urban)10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg-UK / 22.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.2 l/100km / 45.6 mpg-UK / 37.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions208 g/km / 335 g/mi / 335 g/mi
  Range897 km / 558 mi / 558 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.4 m / 37.4 ft / 37.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front7J x 16 LMWheels rear7J x 16 LM
Tyres front225/55 R 16 95WTyres rear225/55 R 16 95W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front310 mm / 12.2 in / 12.2 inBrake diameter rear320 mm / 12.6 in / 12.6 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 525d Automatic

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