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BMW 530D Steptronic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BMW 530D Steptronic

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, consumption 7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BMWIssued from2008
Model530D SteptronicIssued 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)2803 l / 98.99 cu ft / 98.99 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) weight1610 kg / 3549 lb / 3549 lb
Width1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inDry weight
Height1850 mm / 72.8 in / 72.8 inLoad capacity650 kg / 1433 lb / 1433 lb
Wheelbase2890 mm / 113.8 in / 113.8 inGross (max.) weight2260 kg / 4982 lb / 4982 lb
Track frontTowing weight1900 kg / 4189 lb / 4189 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 constructionBore84.1 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 capacity499.95 cm3/cylinder / 30.509 cu in/cylinder / 30.509 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) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio143.5 kW/ton / 108.7 bhp/ton / 108.7 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)7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions276 g/km / 444 g/mi / 444 g/mi
  Range897 km / 558 mi / 558 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearMulti-link
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
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 Steptronic

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