2009 BMW 523i Automatic F10

BMW 523i is an automobile that has a 4 door saloon body style with a front located engine driving through the rear wheels. It is part of BMW's F10 series of cars. Powering the BMW 523i is a double overhead camshaft, 3 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 201 bhp (204 PS/150 kW) at 6100 rpm and 270 N·m (199 lb·ft/27.5 kgm) at 1500-4250 rpm respectively. An 8 speed automatic 'box supplies the power to the wheels. The BMW 523i weighs a stated 1725 kg at the kerb. Top claimed speed is 234 km/h, which equates to 145 mph, officially stated fuel consumption figures are 10.5/5.9/7.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined EU5, and carbon dioxide emissions are 178.0 g/km.

Pictures

Key facts

2009 BMW 523i Automatic F10 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4899 mm
How heavy?
1725 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2996 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
204 PS / 201 bhp / 150 kW @ 6100 rpm
How much torque?
270 Nm / 199 ft.lb / 27.5 kgm @ 1500-4250 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.2 s
How fast?
234 km/h, 145 mph
How economical?
10.5/5.9/7.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined EU5
What carbon dioxide emissions?
178.0 CO2 g/km

BMW F10 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1997 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1730 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 1997 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1815 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 2993 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW 1853 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 2993 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW 1930 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 2979 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1795 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 2979 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1885 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 4395 cm3 451 PS 445 bhp 332 kW 1980 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 4395 cm3 451 PS 445 bhp 332 kW 2010 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1997 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1730 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 1997 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1815 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 2993 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW 1853 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 2993 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW 1930 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 2979 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1795 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 2979 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1885 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 4395 cm3 451 PS 445 bhp 332 kW 1980 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 4395 cm3 451 PS 445 bhp 332 kW 2010 kg
BMW 518d -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 114.0 CO2 1690 kg
BMW 518d -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1995 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 110.0 CO2 1700 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 190 PS 187.5 bhp 140 kW 114.0 CO2 1695 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1995 cm3 190 PS 187.5 bhp 140 kW 109.0 CO2 1705 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 1995 cm3 190 PS 187.5 bhp 140 kW 124.0 CO2 1805 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1592 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 156.0 CO2 1690 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 119.0 CO2 1690 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1995 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 119.0 CO2 1700 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 119.0 CO2 1695 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 119.0 CO2 1705 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 1995 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 129.0 CO2 1805 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1997 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 149.0 CO2 1670 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 1997 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 139.0 CO2 1690 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 1995 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 129.0 CO2 1725 kg

Similar models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2354 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 1542 kg
Acura TSX -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2354 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 1549 kg
Audi A6 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 8CVT 2773 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 172.0 CO2 1685 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 7A 2773 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 187.0 CO2 1755 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF CVT 2773 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 1765 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 2773 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 1860 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 2792 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1751 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2792 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1756 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 2497 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
Dodge Avenger  -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2736 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 1572 kg
Dodge Avenger  -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 2736 cm3 189 PS 186 bhp 139 kW
Hyundai Sonata -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2360 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1434 kg
Hyundai Sonata -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2360 cm3 201 PS 198 bhp 148 kW 1434 kg
Hyundai Sonata -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 2360 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1451 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 2360 cm3 201 PS 198 bhp 148 kW 1451 kg
Hyundai Sonata -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 2360 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1504 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2359 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1454 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 2359 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1507 kg
Kia Optima -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5A 2657 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1491 kg
Kia Optima -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5A 2657 cm3 197 PS 194 bhp 145 kW 1494 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2499 cm3 215 PS 212 bhp 158 kW 1570 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 2499 cm3 215 PS 212 bhp 158 kW 1640 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 1796 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 174.0 CO2 1650 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2496 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1680 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2496 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1700 kg
Pontiac G6 GT Sedan -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3510 cm3 222 PS 219 bhp 163 kW 1568 kg
Saab 9-3 Saloon -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1998 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5A 1998 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 1984 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 178.0 CO2 1555 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2499 cm3 215 PS 212 bhp 158 kW 1600 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 2499 cm3 215 PS 212 bhp 158 kW 1690 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2499 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1590 kg
Toyota Crown Royal 2.5 V6 D-4 i-Four -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 2499 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1680 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6A 2499 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1510 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 2499 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1560 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1984 cm3 210 PS 207.5 bhp 155 kW 171.0 CO2 1515 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 1984 cm3 210 PS 207.5 bhp 155 kW 182.0 CO2 1535 kg
Volkswagen Magotan -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 1984 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 1565 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 1984 cm3 210 PS 207.5 bhp 155 kW 180.0 CO2 1544 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1984 cm3 210 PS 207.5 bhp 155 kW 171.0 CO2 1513 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 1984 cm3 210 PS 207.5 bhp 155 kW 182.0 CO2 1535 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5A 2771 cm3 191 PS 188 bhp 140 kW 1580 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 1999 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1700 kg
2009 BMW 523i Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2968 mm 116.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1600 mm 63 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1627 mm 64.1 inches
Length 4899 mm 192.9 inches
Width 1860 mm 73.2 inches
Height 1464 mm 57.6 inches
Ground clearance 141 mm 5.6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1725 kg 3803 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.28
Frontal area 2.35
CdA 0.66
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3 litre
2996 cc
(182.827 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 85 × 88 mm
3.35 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 204 PS (201 bhp) (150 kW)
at 6100 rpm
Specific output 67.1 bhp/litre
1.1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 270 Nm (199 ft·lb) (27.5 kgm)
at 1500-4250 rpm
Specific torque 90.12 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 12:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1132.5 kPa (164.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 29 s
Maximum speed 234 km/h (145 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 118.14 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
86.89 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
116.52 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.51 kg/kW
19.22 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.5/5.9/7.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined EU5
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km10.5/5.9/7.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre9.5/16.9/13.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG26.9/47.9/37.2 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG22.4/39.9/30.9 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 178.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 176.32 g/km
VED band (UK) I
CO2 Effizienz (DE) D
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8J x 17
Wheel size rear 8J x 17
Tyres front 225/55 R 17 97W
Tyres rear 225/55 R 17 97W
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 330 mm
Rear brake diameter 330 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 8 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.39
general
Carfolio.com ID207427
Production total
Model code
Model family F10
RAC rating 26.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2009 BMW 523i Automatic added 2009-12-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.