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BMW 530D Sport Automatic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BMW 530D Sport Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, OHC, 2993 cm3 / 182.6 cu in / 182.6 cu in, 170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 480.0 N·m / 354.0 lb·ft / 354.0 lb·ft @ 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 244 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph top speed, consumption 7.7 l/100km / 36.7 mpg-UK / 30.5 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2008
Model530D Sport 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)2095 l / 73.98 cu ft / 73.98 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)520 l / 18.36 cu ft / 18.36 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4850 mm / 190.9 in / 190.9 inTotal (curb) weight1590 kg / 3505 lb / 3505 lb
Width1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inDry weight
Height1850 mm / 72.8 in / 72.8 inLoad capacity565 kg / 1246 lb / 1246 lb
Wheelbase2890 mm / 113.8 in / 113.8 inGross (max.) weight2155 kg / 4751 lb / 4751 lb
Track frontTowing weight2000 kg / 4409 lb / 4409 lb
Track rearWeight 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)2.31 m2 / 24.9 sq ft / 24.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.69 m2 / 7.5 sq ft / 7.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.2 kW / 23.1 hp / 23.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
FueldieselStroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement2993 cm3 / 182.6 cu in / 182.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity498.76 cm3/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio17.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque480.0 N·m / 354.0 lb·ft / 354.0 lb·ft at 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)68.0 kW / 91.2 hp / 91.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output56.8 kW/l / 1.248 bhp/cu in / 1.248 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque160.4 N·m/l / 1.40 lb·ft/cu in / 1.40 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed244 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio145.3 kW/ton / 110.1 bhp/ton / 110.1 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)7.7 l/100km / 36.7 mpg-UK / 30.5 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions206 g/km / 332 g/mi / 332 g/mi (est.)
  Range909 km / 565 mi / 565 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front245/40-R16Tyres rear245/40-R16
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BMW 530D Sport Automatic

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