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BMW 530xd Automatic

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 BMW 530xd Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2993 cm3 / 182.6 cu in / 182.6 cu in, 169.3 kW / 227.0 hp / 227.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft @ 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 238 km/h / 148 mph / 148 mph top speed, consumption 8.2 l/100km / 34.4 mpg-UK / 28.7 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2005
Model530xd AutomaticIssued 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)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4841 mm / 190.6 in / 190.6 inTotal (curb) weight1750 kg / 3858 lb / 3858 lb
Width1846 mm / 72.7 in / 72.7 inDry weight
Height1482 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 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)0.3Frontal area (A)2.28 m2 / 24.5 sq ft / 24.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.68 m2 / 7.3 sq ft / 7.3 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.9 kW / 22.7 hp / 22.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
FueldieselStroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2993 cm3 / 182.6 cu in / 182.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity498.83 cm3/cylinder / 30.440 cu in/cylinder / 30.440 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio17.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power169.3 kW / 227.0 hp / 227.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft at 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)108.1 kW / 144.9 hp / 144.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output56.6 kW/l / 1.243 bhp/cu in / 1.243 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque167.1 N·m/l / 1.46 lb·ft/cu in / 1.46 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.56

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed238 km/h / 148 mph / 148 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio129.7 kW/ton / 98.3 bhp/ton / 98.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.80 s / 6.80 s / 6.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)11.1 l/100km / 25.4 mpg-UK / 21.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.5 l/100km / 43.5 mpg-UK / 36.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.2 l/100km / 34.4 mpg-UK / 28.7 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions219 g/km / 352 g/mi / 352 g/mi
  Range854 km / 531 mi / 531 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front7.5J x 17 LMWheels rear7.5J x 17 LM
Tyres front225/50 R 17 94WTyres rear225/50 R 17 94W
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 530xd Automatic

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