• BMW 530xd

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Key facts

2005 BMW 530xd E60 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4841 mm
How heavy?
1735 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2993 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
230 PS / 227 bhp / 169 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
500 Nm / 369 / 51 kgm @ 1750-3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.6 s
How fast?
242 km/h, 150 mph
How economical?
10.2/6.1/7.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
203.0 CO2 g/km


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2005 BMW 530xd technical specifications


The BMW 530xd is an all wheel drive road car, with the engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body.
The BMW 530xd belongs to the E60 model family from BMW.
The 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 3 litres. This unit produces power and torque figures of 227 bhp (230 PS/169 kW) at 4000 rpm and 500 Nm (369 lbft/51 kgm) at 1750-3000 rpm respectively.
The engine drives the wheels through a 6 speed manual 'box.
Stated kerb weight is 1735 kg.
Its maximum speed quoted is 242 km/h or 150 mph, official fuel consumption is 10.2/6.1/7.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 203.0 g/km.
2005 BMW 530xd data
2005 BMW 530xd E60 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2888 113.7
Track/tread (front) 1558 61.3
Track/tread (rear) 1582 62.3
Length 4841 190.6
Width 1846 72.7
Height 1482 58.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1735 kg 3825 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.3
Frontal area 2.28
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 230 PS (227 bhp) (169 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 75.8 bhp/litre
1.24 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 500 Nm (369 ft·lb) (51 kgm)
at 1750-3000 rpm
Specific torque 167.06 Nm/litre
2.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 17:1
Fuel system
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 6.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 242 km/h (150 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 132.65 PS/g
97.56 kW/g
130.84 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.25 kg/kW
17.12 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.2/6.1/7.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km10.2/6.1/7.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre9.8/16.4/13.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG27.7/46.3/37.2 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG23.1/38.6/30.9 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 203.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 201.40 g/km
VED band (UK) K
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7.5J x 17 LM
Wheel size rear 7.5J x 17 LM
Tyres front 225/50 R 17 94W
Tyres rear 225/50 R 17 94W
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 2.56
general ID131219
Production total
Model code
Model family E60
RAC rating 26.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2005 BMW 530xd added 2005-07-21.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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