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BMW 530xi

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 BMW 530xi

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, 199.8 kW / 267.9 hp / 267.9 hp @ 6700 rpm / 6700 rpm / 6700 rpm, 320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft @ 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 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 from2007
Model530xiIssued 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) weight1710 kg / 3770 lb / 3770 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 rear1581 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 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)0.29Frontal area (A)2.28 m2 / 24.5 sq ft / 24.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.4 kW / 22.0 hp / 22.0 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 supplyEngine 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 power199.8 kW / 267.9 hp / 267.9 hp at 6700 rpm / 6700 rpm / 6700 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft at 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)108.7 kW / 145.8 hp / 145.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output66.7 kW/l / 1.466 bhp/cu in / 1.466 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque106.8 N·m/l / 0.93 lb·ft/cu in / 0.93 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driveall 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 ratio156.7 kW/ton / 118.7 bhp/ton / 118.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.60 s / 6.60 s / 6.60 sFuel consumption, City (urban)11.5 l/100km / 24.6 mpg-UK / 20.5 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)8.2 l/100km / 34.4 mpg-UK / 28.7 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions194 g/km / 312 g/mi / 312 g/mi
  Range854 km / 531 mi / 531 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering 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 530xi

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