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BMW 525d

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 BMW 525d

4-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in, 130.0 kW / 174.3 hp / 174.3 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, manual 7-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 225 km/h / 140 mph / 140 mph top speed, consumption 6.8 l/100km / 41.5 mpg-UK / 34.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2006
Model525dIssued until
Serie5Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)410 l / 14.48 cu ft / 14.48 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4130 l / 145.85 cu ft / 145.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4850 mm / 190.9 in / 190.9 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1850 mm / 72.8 in / 72.8 inDry weight
Height1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2730 mm / 107.5 in / 107.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.36 m2 / 25.4 sq ft / 25.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
FueldieselStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio17.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power130.0 kW / 174.3 hp / 174.3 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)52.0 kW / 69.7 hp / 69.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.1 kW/l / 1.144 bhp/cu in / 1.144 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque160.2 N·m/l / 1.40 lb·ft/cu in / 1.40 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears7
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed225 km/h / 140 mph / 140 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)6.8 l/100km / 41.5 mpg-UK / 34.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions182 g/km / 293 g/mi / 293 g/mi (est.)
  Range1029 km / 640 mi / 640 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/60R15VTyres rear225/60R15V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 525d

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