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BMW 525i Touring

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 BMW 525i Touring

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in, 160.3 kW / 215.0 hp / 215.0 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft @ 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph top speed, consumption 8.9 l/100km / 31.7 mpg-UK / 26.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2005
Model525i TouringIssued until
Serie5Number made
Model familyE60Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
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)2800 l / 98.88 cu ft / 98.88 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1525 l / 53.85 cu ft / 53.85 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4843 mm / 190.7 in / 190.7 inTotal (curb) weight1640 kg / 3616 lb / 3616 lb
Width1846 mm / 72.7 in / 72.7 inDry weight
Height1491 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity575 kg / 1268 lb / 1268 lb
Wheelbase2886 mm / 113.6 in / 113.6 inGross (max.) weight2205 kg / 4861 lb / 4861 lb
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 clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.26 m2 / 24.3 sq ft / 24.3 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.68 m2 / 7.3 sq ft / 7.3 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.9 kW / 22.7 hp / 22.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.8 mm / 3.10 in / 3.10 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine 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 ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power160.3 kW / 215.0 hp / 215.0 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft at 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)89.3 kW / 119.8 hp / 119.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output64.2 kW/l / 1.411 bhp/cu in / 1.411 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.1 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.85
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.38

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio131.1 kW/ton / 99.3 bhp/ton / 99.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.80 s / 7.80 s / 7.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)12.5 l/100km / 22.6 mpg-UK / 18.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.8 l/100km / 41.5 mpg-UK / 34.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.9 l/100km / 31.7 mpg-UK / 26.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions215 g/km / 346 g/mi / 346 g/mi
  Range787 km / 489 mi / 489 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
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)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 525i Touring

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