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BMW 520i Touring Automatic

(2002 model)

Brief specs of 2002 BMW 520i Touring Automatic

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2171 cm3 / 132.5 cu in / 132.5 cu in, 124.5 kW / 167.0 hp / 167.0 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 217 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph top speed, consumption 9.5 l/100km / 29.7 mpg-UK / 24.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2002
Model520i Touring AutomaticIssued until
Serie5Number made
Model familyE39Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4805 mm / 189.2 in / 189.2 inTotal (curb) weight1700 kg / 3748 lb / 3748 lb
Width1800 mm / 70.9 in / 70.9 inDry weight
Height1445 mm / 56.9 in / 56.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2830 mm / 111.4 in / 111.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1516 mm / 59.7 in / 59.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1527 mm / 60.1 in / 60.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.17 m2 / 23.4 sq ft / 23.4 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 7.0 sq ft / 7.0 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.2 kW / 21.7 hp / 21.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.0 mm / 2.83 in / 2.83 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement2171 cm3 / 132.5 cu in / 132.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity361.83 cm3/cylinder / 22.080 cu in/cylinder / 22.080 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.7 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power124.5 kW / 167.0 hp / 167.0 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)69.4 kW / 93.1 hp / 93.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.4 kW/l / 1.260 bhp/cu in / 1.260 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque96.7 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.74
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.46

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed217 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio98.2 kW/ton / 74.4 bhp/ton / 74.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h10.50 s / 10.50 s / 10.50 sFuel consumption, City (urban)12.8 l/100km / 22.1 mpg-UK / 18.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.5 l/100km / 37.7 mpg-UK / 31.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.5 l/100km / 29.7 mpg-UK / 24.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions242 g/km / 389 g/mi / 389 g/mi
  Range737 km / 458 mi / 458 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.3 m / 37.1 ft / 37.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front7J x 15Wheels rear7J x 15
Tyres front205/65 R 15 94VTyres rear205/65 R 15 94V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front296 mm / 11.7 in / 11.7 inBrake diameter rear298 mm / 11.7 in / 11.7 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 520i Touring Automatic

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