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BMW 525i Automatic

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 BMW 525i Automatic

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, 160.3 kW / 215.0 hp / 215.0 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 246 km/h / 153 mph / 153 mph top speed, consumption 7.5 l/100km / 37.7 mpg-UK / 31.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2007
Model525i 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)460 l / 16.24 cu ft / 16.24 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)5040 l / 177.99 cu ft / 177.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4841 mm / 190.6 in / 190.6 inTotal (curb) weight1605 kg / 3538 lb / 3538 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 weight1800 kg / 3968 lb / 3968 lb
Track rear1581 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.26Frontal area (A)2.26 m2 / 24.3 sq ft / 24.3 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.59 m2 / 6.4 sq ft / 6.4 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.7 kW / 19.7 hp / 19.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) 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 detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyIndirect injection, multi pointEngine 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 ratio12.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power160.3 kW / 215.0 hp / 215.0 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)88.1 kW / 118.1 hp / 118.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.5 kW/l / 1.176 bhp/cu in / 1.176 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque90.1 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.64

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed246 km/h / 153 mph / 153 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio134.0 kW/ton / 101.5 bhp/ton / 101.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.70 s / 7.70 s / 7.70 sFuel consumption, City (urban)10.4 l/100km / 27.2 mpg-UK / 22.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.8 l/100km / 48.7 mpg-UK / 40.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.5 l/100km / 37.7 mpg-UK / 31.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions178 g/km / 286 g/mi / 286 g/mi
  Range933 km / 580 mi / 580 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontWishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rearMulti-link
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), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 525i Automatic

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