• BMW 530d Touring

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Key facts

2004 BMW 530d Touring E61 information summary

What body style?
estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4843 mm
How heavy?
1760 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2993 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
218 PS / 215 bhp / 160 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
500 Nm / 369 / 51 kgm @ 2000-2750 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.2 s
How fast?
242 km/h, 150 mph
How economical?
9.9/5.8/7.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
192.0 CO2 g/km


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2004 BMW 530d Touring technical specifications


The BMW 530d Touring is a 5 door estate/station wagon style car with a front located engine powering the rear wheels.
The 530d Touring forms part of BMW's E61 model range.
Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 3 litre turbocharged 6 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 215 bhp (218 PS/160 kW) at 4000 rpm and 500 N·m (369 lb·ft/51 kgm) at 2000-2750 rpm respectively.
This power is supplied to the wheels through a 6 speed manual transmission.
Having a stated weight at the kerb of 1760 kg, the BMW 530d Touring dispatches the 0-100 km/h sprint in 7.2 seconds and the standing kilometre in 27.5 seconds.
It is said to be able to attain a top speed of 242 km/h or 150 mph, official fuel consumption is 9.9/5.8/7.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 192.0 g/km.
2004 BMW 530d Touring data
2004 BMW 530d Touring E61 data
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2886 113.6
Track/tread (front) 1558 61.3
Track/tread (rear) 1581 62.2
Length 4843 190.7
Width 1846 72.7
Height 1491 58.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1760 kg 3880 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.3
Frontal area 2.26
CdA 0.68
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3 litre
2993 cc
(182.644 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 90 mm
3.31 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.93
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 218 PS (215 bhp) (160 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 71.8 bhp/litre
1.18 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 500 Nm (369 ft·lb) (51 kgm)
at 2000-2750 rpm
Specific torque 167.06 Nm/litre
2.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 17:1
Fuel system Bo DDE 5 common rail direct diesel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2099.3 kPa (304.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.83 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 27.5 s
Maximum speed 242 km/h (150 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 123.86 PS/g
91.09 kW/g
122.16 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.98 kg/kW
18.34 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 9.9/5.8/7.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km9.9/5.8/7.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre10.1/17.2/13.9 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG28.5/48.7/39.2 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG23.8/40.6/32.7 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 192.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 190.80 g/km
VED band (UK) J
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.40 m
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7J x 16 LM
Wheel size rear 7J x 16 LM
Tyres front 225/55 R 16 95W
Tyres rear 225/55 R 16 95W
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 324 mm
Rear brake diameter 320 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.84
Final drive ratio 2.65
general ID119625
Production total
Model code
Model family E61
RAC rating 26.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2004 BMW 530d Touring added 2004-05-10.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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