Key facts

2009 BMW 530d xDrive Touring E61 information summary

What body style?
estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4843 mm
How heavy?
1845 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2993 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
235 PS / 232 bhp / 173 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
500 Nm / 369 / 51 kgm @ 1750-3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.8 s
How fast?
235 km/h, 146 mph
How economical?
9.6/5.8/7.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined EU4
What carbon dioxide emissions?
192.0 CO2 g/km


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2009 BMW 530d xDrive Touring technical specifications


BMW 530d xDrive Touring is a car that has a 5 door estate/station wagon body style with a front mounted engine powering all four wheels.
The BMW 530d xDrive Touring belongs to the E61 range of cars from BMW.
The 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 3 litres. This unit provides power and torque figures of 232 bhp (235 PS/173 kW) at 4000 rpm and 500 Nm (369 lbft/51 kgm) at 1750-3000 rpm respectively.
This power is delivered to the wheels via a 6 speed manual transmission.
With a claimed kerb weight of 1845 kg, the BMW 530d xDrive Touring dispatches the 0-100 km/h sprint in 6.8 seconds and the standing kilometre in 27.3 seconds.
Maximum stated speed is 235 km/h (146 mph), official fuel consumption is 9.6/5.8/7.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined EU4, and carbon dioxide emissions are 192.0 g/km.
2009 BMW 530d xDrive Touring data
2009 BMW 530d xDrive 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 143 5.6
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1845 kg 4068 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.31
Frontal area 2.28
CdA 0.71
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 235 PS (232 bhp) (173 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 77.5 bhp/litre
1.27 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 common rail direct diesel injection
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 6.8 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 27.3 s
Maximum speed 235 km/h (146 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 127.49 PS/g
93.77 kW/g
125.75 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.66 kg/kW
17.81 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 9.6/5.8/7.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined EU4
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km9.6/5.8/7.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre10.4/17.2/13.9 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG29.4/48.7/39.2 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG24.5/40.6/32.7 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) D
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7½J x 17 LM
Wheel size rear 7½J x 17 LM
Tyres front 225/50 R 17 94Y
Tyres rear 225/50 R 17 94Y
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 ID205601
Production total
Model code
Model family E61
RAC rating 26.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2009 BMW 530d xDrive Touring added 2009-09-29.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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