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BMW 520i Automatic

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 BMW 520i Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 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, 125.0 kW / 167.6 hp / 167.6 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 211.0 N·m / 155.6 lb·ft / 155.6 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, automatic 7-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 230 km/h / 143 mph / 143 mph top speed, consumption 9.1 l/100km / 31.0 mpg-UK / 25.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2005
Model520i AutomaticIssued until
Serie5Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBMWCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)520 l / 18.36 cu ft / 18.36 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4830 l / 170.57 cu ft / 170.57 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4850 mm / 190.9 in / 190.9 inTotal (curb) weight1560 kg / 3439 lb / 3439 lb
Width1850 mm / 72.8 in / 72.8 inDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacity465 kg / 1025 lb / 1025 lb
Wheelbase2950 mm / 116.1 in / 116.1 inGross (max.) weight2025 kg / 4464 lb / 4464 lb
Track frontTowing weight1600 kg / 3527 lb / 3527 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.31 m2 / 24.9 sq ft / 24.9 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 constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.0 mm / 2.83 in / 2.83 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2171 cm3 / 132.5 cu in / 132.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity361.91 cm3/cylinder / 22.085 cu in/cylinder / 22.085 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power125.0 kW / 167.6 hp / 167.6 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque211.0 N·m / 155.6 lb·ft / 155.6 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)50.0 kW / 67.1 hp / 67.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.6 kW/l / 1.265 bhp/cu in / 1.265 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque97.2 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed230 km/h / 143 mph / 143 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio109.0 kW/ton / 82.6 bhp/ton / 82.6 bhp/ton
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)9.1 l/100km / 31.0 mpg-UK / 25.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions213 g/km / 343 g/mi / 343 g/mi (est.)
  Range769 km / 478 mi / 478 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
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 520i Automatic

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