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BMW 525d Touring

(2002 model)

Brief specs of 2002 BMW 525d Touring

5-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, 119.3 kW / 160.0 hp / 160.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 215 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph top speed, consumption 7.0 l/100km / 40.4 mpg-UK / 33.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2002
Model525d TouringIssued 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) weight1780 kg / 3924 lb / 3924 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 front1512 mm / 59.5 in / 59.5 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)0.32Frontal area (A)2.17 m2 / 23.4 sq ft / 23.4 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.69 m2 / 7.4 sq ft / 7.4 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.1 kW / 23.0 hp / 23.0 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
FueldieselStroke82.8 mm / 3.26 in / 3.26 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity416.17 cm3/cylinder / 25.396 cu in/cylinder / 25.396 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio17.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power119.3 kW / 160.0 hp / 160.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)80.6 kW / 108.1 hp / 108.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output47.8 kW/l / 1.050 bhp/cu in / 1.050 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque140.2 N·m/l / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.35

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed215 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio89.9 kW/ton / 68.1 bhp/ton / 68.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.40 s / 9.40 s / 9.40 sFuel consumption, City (urban)9.5 l/100km / 29.7 mpg-UK / 24.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.6 l/100km / 50.4 mpg-UK / 42.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.0 l/100km / 40.4 mpg-UK / 33.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions187 g/km / 301 g/mi / 301 g/mi
  Range1000 km / 622 mi / 622 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 front225/60 R 15 96VTyres rear225/60 R 15 96V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
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 525d Touring

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