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2008 BMW X5 3.5d E70 information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 6/7 seats
How long?
4854 mm
How heavy?
2185 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2993 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
286 PS / 282 bhp / 210 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
580 Nm / 428 / 59.1 kgm @ 1750-2250 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7 s
How fast?
235 km/h, 146 mph
How economical?
10.3/7.0/8.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
216.0 CO2 g/km


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2008 BMW X5 3.5d technical specifications


The X5 3.5d is an automobile from BMW, with four wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 5 door off-road vehicle body style.
The BMW X5 3.5d is one of the E70 range of cars from BMW.
Its 3 litre engine is a turbocharged, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder that produces 282 bhp (286 PS/210 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 580 N·m (428 lb·ft/59.1 kgm) at 1750-2250 rpm.
A 6 speed automatic 'box transmits the power to the wheels.
The BMW X5 3.5d weighs a claimed 2185 kg at the kerb.
Its maximum speed claimed is 235 km/h (146 mph), official fuel consumption figures are 10.3/7.0/8.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 216.0 g/km.
2008 BMW X5 3.5d data
2008 BMW X5 3.5d E70 data
Body type6/7 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2933 115.5
Track/tread (front) 1644 64.7
Track/tread (rear) 1650 65
Length 4854 191.1
Width 1933 76.1
Height 1776 69.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 2185 kg 4817 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 85 litres 18.7 UK Gal 22.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.34
Frontal area 2.87
CdA 0.98
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code M57D30T2
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 286 PS (282 bhp) (210 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output 94.2 bhp/litre
1.54 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 580 Nm (428 ft·lb) (59.1 kgm)
at 1750-2250 rpm
Specific torque 193.79 Nm/litre
2.34 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 17:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2435.2 kPa (353.2 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 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 27.4 s
Maximum speed 235 km/h (146 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 130.86 PS/g
96.24 kW/g
129.06 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.39 kg/kW
17.36 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.3/7.0/8.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km10.3/7.0/8.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre9.7/14.3/12.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG27.4/40.4/34.4 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG22.8/33.6/28.7 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 216.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 217.30 g/km
VED band (UK) K
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels four wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8½J x 18
Wheel size rear 8½J x 18
Tyres front 255/55 R 18 109V
Tyres rear 255/55 R 18 109V
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 365 mm
Rear brake diameter 345 mm
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.69
Final drive ratio 3.64
general ID184646
Production total
Model code
Model family E70
RAC rating 26.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 BMW X5 3.5d added 2008-08-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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