Key facts

2009 BMW 525d F10 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4899 mm
How heavy?
1765 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2993 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
204 PS / 201 bhp / 150 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
450 Nm / 332 / 45.9 kgm @ 1750-2500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.2 s
How fast?
236 km/h, 147 mph
How economical?
8.1/5.1/6.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined EU5
What carbon dioxide emissions?
162.0 CO2 g/km


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2009 BMW 525d technical specifications


BMW 525d is a car that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
The BMW 525d belongs to the F10 range of cars from BMW.
Its 3 litre engine is a turbocharged, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder that produces 201 bhp (204 PS/150 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 450 N·m (332 lb·ft/45.9 kgm) at 1750-2500 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual transmission.
With a claimed kerb weight of 1765 kg, the BMW 525d dispatches the 0-100 km/h dash in 7.2 seconds and the standing kilometre in 27.7 seconds.
Maximum claimed speed is 236 km/h, or 147 mph, officially quoted fuel consumption is 8.1/5.1/6.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined EU5, and carbon dioxide emissions are 162.0 g/km.
2009 BMW 525d data
2009 BMW 525d F10 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2968 116.9
Track/tread (front) 1600 63
Track/tread (rear) 1627 64.1
Length 4899 192.9
Width 1860 73.2
Height 1464 57.6
Ground clearance 141 5.6
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1765 kg 3891 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.28
Frontal area 2.35
CdA 0.66
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code N57D30U0
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 204 PS (201 bhp) (150 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 67.2 bhp/litre
1.1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 450 Nm (332 ft·lb) (45.9 kgm)
at 1750-2500 rpm
Specific torque 150.35 Nm/litre
1.82 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 16.5:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1889.4 kPa (274 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 27.7 s
Maximum speed 236 km/h (147 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 115.46 PS/g
84.92 kW/g
113.88 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.78 kg/kW
19.67 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.1/5.1/6.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined EU5
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km8.1/5.1/6.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre12.3/19.6/16.1 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG34.9/55.4/45.6 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG29.0/46.1/37.9 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 162.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 164.30 g/km
VED band (UK) G
CO2 Effizienz (DE) C
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
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 348 mm
Rear brake diameter 330 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.66
Final drive ratio 3.15
general ID207482
Production total
Model code
Model family F10
RAC rating 26.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2009 BMW 525d added 2009-12-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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