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BMW 530i

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 BMW 530i

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in, 189.4 kW / 254.0 hp / 254.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 8.8 l/100km / 32.1 mpg-UK / 26.7 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2005
Model530iIssued until
Serie5Number made
Model familyE60Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)396 l / 13.98 cu ft / 13.98 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2803 l / 98.99 cu ft / 98.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4841 mm / 190.6 in / 190.6 inTotal (curb) weight1565 kg / 3450 lb / 3450 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 weight2000 kg / 4409 lb / 4409 lb
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 constructionBore85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.33 cm3/cylinder / 30.471 cu in/cylinder / 30.471 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.7 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power189.4 kW / 254.0 hp / 254.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)101.6 kW / 136.2 hp / 136.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output63.2 kW/l / 1.389 bhp/cu in / 1.389 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.1 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.85
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.23

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio162.3 kW/ton / 123.0 bhp/ton / 123.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.50 s / 6.50 s / 6.50 sFuel consumption, City (urban)12.6 l/100km / 22.4 mpg-UK / 18.7 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.6 l/100km / 42.8 mpg-UK / 35.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.8 l/100km / 32.1 mpg-UK / 26.7 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions212 g/km / 341 g/mi / 341 g/mi
  Range795 km / 494 mi / 494 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP). Power assisted steering. Power assisted st
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
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 front324 mm / 12.8 in / 12.8 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 530i

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