Key facts

2011 BMW 525d F10 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4899 mm
How heavy?
1720 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1995 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
218 PS / 215 bhp / 160 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
450 Nm / 332 / 45.9 kgm @ 1500-2500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7 s
How fast?
243 km/h, 151 mph
How economical?
6.2/4.3/5.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
132.0 CO2 g/km


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2011 BMW 525d technical specifications


The 525d is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) road car with a front mounted engine, produced by BMW.
The BMW 525d belongs to the F10 range of cars from BMW.
Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 2 litres. This unit develops power and torque figures of 215 bhp (218 PS/160 kW) at 4400 rpm and 450 Nm (332 lbft/45.9 kgm) at 1500-2500 rpm respectively.
Power is transmitted to the wheels through a 6 speed manual transmission.
The stated kerb weight is 1720 kg.
It is claimed to attain a top speed of 243 km/h or 151 mph, claimed fuel consumption is 6.2/4.3/5.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 132.0 g/km.
2011 BMW 525d data
2011 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 1720 kg 3792 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.27
Frontal area 2.35
CdA 0.63
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer BMW
Engine code N47D20O1
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1995 cc
(121.742 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
16 valves in total
maximum power output 218 PS (215 bhp) (160 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output 107.8 bhp/litre
1.77 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 450 Nm (332 ft·lb) (45.9 kgm)
at 1500-2500 rpm
Specific torque 225.56 Nm/litre
2.73 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) 2834.5 kPa (411.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.75 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 27.5 s
Maximum speed 243 km/h (151 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 126.74 PS/g
93.21 kW/g
125 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.73 kg/kW
17.92 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.2/4.3/5.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.2/4.3/5.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre16.1/23.3/20.0 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG45.6/65.7/56.5 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG37.9/54.7/47.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 132.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 132.50 g/km
VED band (UK) E
CO2 Effizienz (DE) A
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 3.46
general ID252230
Production total
Model code
Model family F10
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 BMW 525d added 2011-08-16.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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