Comparison between:
• BMW 5er Touring (E61) 530d Automatic (diesel, 2004)
• BMW 5er Touring (E61) 545i Automatic (petrol, 2004)
• BMW 5er (E60, Facelift 2007) 550i Automatic (petrol, 2007)
• BMW 5er Gran Turismo (F07) 530d Steptronic (diesel, 2009)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ManufacturerBMWBMWBMWBMW
Series5er5er5er5er
ModelTouring (E61) 530d AutomaticTouring (E61) 545i Automatic(E60, Facelift 2007) 550i AutomaticGran Turismo (F07) 530d Steptronic
First year of production2004200420072009
Last year of production2005200520102012

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typestation wagon (estate, combi)station wagon (estate, combi)sedan (saloon)hatchback (liftback, fastback)
Number of doors5 (five)5 (five)4 (four)5 (five)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2886.00 mm (millimeters)
9.47 ft (feet)
113.62 in (inches)
2.8860 m (meters)
2886.00 mm (millimeters)
9.47 ft (feet)
113.62 in (inches)
2.8860 m (meters)
2888.00 mm (millimeters)
9.48 ft (feet)
113.70 in (inches)
2.8880 m (meters)
3070.00 mm (millimeters)
10.07 ft (feet)
120.87 in (inches)
3.0700 m (meters)
Front track1558.00 mm (millimeters)
5.11 ft (feet)
61.34 in (inches)
1.5580 m (meters)
1558.00 mm (millimeters)
5.11 ft (feet)
61.34 in (inches)
1.5580 m (meters)
1558.00 mm (millimeters)
5.11 ft (feet)
61.34 in (inches)
1.5580 m (meters)
1611.00 mm (millimeters)
5.29 ft (feet)
63.43 in (inches)
1.6110 m (meters)
Rear track1581.00 mm (millimeters)
5.19 ft (feet)
62.24 in (inches)
1.5810 m (meters)
1581.00 mm (millimeters)
5.19 ft (feet)
62.24 in (inches)
1.5810 m (meters)
1581.00 mm (millimeters)
5.19 ft (feet)
62.24 in (inches)
1.5810 m (meters)
1654.00 mm (millimeters)
5.43 ft (feet)
65.12 in (inches)
1.6540 m (meters)
Length4843.00 mm (millimeters)
15.89 ft (feet)
190.67 in (inches)
4.8430 m (meters)
4843.00 mm (millimeters)
15.89 ft (feet)
190.67 in (inches)
4.8430 m (meters)
4841.00 mm (millimeters)
15.88 ft (feet)
190.59 in (inches)
4.8410 m (meters)
4998.00 mm (millimeters)
16.40 ft (feet)
196.77 in (inches)
4.9980 m (meters)
Width1846.00 mm (millimeters)
6.06 ft (feet)
72.68 in (inches)
1.8460 m (meters)
1846.00 mm (millimeters)
6.06 ft (feet)
72.68 in (inches)
1.8460 m (meters)
1846.00 mm (millimeters)
6.06 ft (feet)
72.68 in (inches)
1.8460 m (meters)
1901.00 mm (millimeters)
6.24 ft (feet)
74.84 in (inches)
1.9010 m (meters)
Height1491.00 mm (millimeters)
4.89 ft (feet)
58.70 in (inches)
1.4910 m (meters)
1491.00 mm (millimeters)
4.89 ft (feet)
58.70 in (inches)
1.4910 m (meters)
1468.00 mm (millimeters)
4.82 ft (feet)
57.80 in (inches)
1.4680 m (meters)
1559.00 mm (millimeters)
5.11 ft (feet)
61.38 in (inches)
1.5590 m (meters)
Ground clearance--142.00 mm (millimeters)
0.47 ft (feet)
5.59 in (inches)
0.1420 m (meters)
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Minimum trunk/boot space capacity500.0 l (liters)
17.66 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.50 m3 (cubic meters)
500000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
500.0 l (liters)
17.66 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.50 m3 (cubic meters)
500000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
520.0 l (liters)
18.36 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.52 m3 (cubic meters)
520000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
440.0 l (liters)
15.54 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.44 m3 (cubic meters)
440000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity1650.0 l (liters)
58.27 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.65 m3 (cubic meters)
1650000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1650.0 l (liters)
58.27 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.65 m3 (cubic meters)
1650000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
-1700.0 l (liters)
60.03 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.70 m3 (cubic meters)
1700000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1760 kg (kilograms)
3880.14 lbs (pounds)
1795 kg (kilograms)
3957.30 lbs (pounds)
1660 kg (kilograms)
3659.67 lbs (pounds)
1960 kg (kilograms)
4321.06 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2285 kg (kilograms)
5037.56 lbs (pounds)
2280 kg (kilograms)
5026.54 lbs (pounds)
2220 kg (kilograms)
4894.26 lbs (pounds)
2590 kg (kilograms)
5709.97 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank70.0 l (liters)
15.40 UK gal (UK gallons)
18.49 US gal (US gallons)
70.0 l (liters)
15.40 UK gal (UK gallons)
18.49 US gal (US gallons)
70.0 l (liters)
15.40 UK gal (UK gallons)
18.49 US gal (US gallons)
70.0 l (liters)
15.40 UK gal (UK gallons)
18.49 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fueldieselpetrolpetroldiesel
Type of fuel systemcommon railmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)common rail
Engine modelM57D30N62B44--
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement2993 cc (cubic centimeters)4398 cc (cubic centimeters)4799 cc (cubic centimeters)2993 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)--
Type of aspirationturbonaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratedturbo
Compression ratio17.00 : 110.00 : 110.50 : 116.50 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineV engineV engineinline/straight engine
Number of cylinders6 (six)8 (eight)8 (eight)6 (six)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)84.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.31 in (inches)
0.0840 m (meters)
-93.00 mm (millimeters)
0.31 ft (feet)
3.66 in (inches)
0.0930 m (meters)
84.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.31 in (inches)
0.0840 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)90.00 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.54 in (inches)
0.0900 m (meters)
-88.30 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.48 in (inches)
0.0883 m (meters)
90.00 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.54 in (inches)
0.0900 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power218 hp (horse power)
162.6 kW (kilowatts)
221.0 ps (metric horsepower)
333 hp (horse power)
248.3 kW (kilowatts)
337.6 ps (metric horsepower)
367 hp (horse power)
273.7 kW (kilowatts)
372.1 ps (metric horsepower)
245 hp (horse power)
182.7 kW (kilowatts)
248.4 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)6100 rpm (revolutions per minute)6300 rpm (revolutions per minute)4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque500 Nm (newton meters)
51.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
368.8 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
450 Nm (newton meters)
45.9 kgm (kilogram meters)
331.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
490 Nm (newton meters)
50.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
361.4 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
540 Nm (newton meters)
55.1 kgm (kilogram meters)
398.3 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at2000 rpm (revolutions per minute)3600 rpm (revolutions per minute)3400 rpm (revolutions per minute)1750 - 3000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM----
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h7.40 s (seconds)6.00 s (seconds)5.30 s (seconds)6.90 s (seconds)
Maximum speed241 km/h (kilometers per hour)
149.75 mph (miles per hour)
250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
240 km/h (kilometers per hour)
149.13 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient---0.3

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)9.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.02 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.43 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
25.57 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.75 mpl (miles per liter)
10.87 km/l (kilometers per liter)
13.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.90 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.49 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
17.82 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.71 mpl (miles per liter)
7.58 km/l (kilometers per liter)
15.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.50 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
4.20 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
14.79 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.91 mpl (miles per liter)
6.29 km/l (kilometers per liter)
8.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.78 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.14 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.04 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.67 mpl (miles per liter)
12.35 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)5.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.17 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.40 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
44.38 mpg (miles per gallon)
11.72 mpl (miles per liter)
18.87 km/l (kilometers per liter)
6.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.50 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.80 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
34.59 mpg (miles per gallon)
9.14 mpl (miles per liter)
14.71 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.72 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.06 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
30.16 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.97 mpl (miles per liter)
12.82 km/l (kilometers per liter)
5.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.23 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.48 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
42.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
11.10 mpl (miles per liter)
17.86 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)6.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.45 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.74 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
35.64 mpg (miles per gallon)
9.41 mpl (miles per liter)
15.15 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.05 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.46 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
25.29 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.68 mpl (miles per liter)
10.75 km/l (kilometers per liter)
11.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.42 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.91 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
21.38 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.65 mpl (miles per liter)
9.09 km/l (kilometers per liter)
6.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.43 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.72 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
36.19 mpg (miles per gallon)
9.56 mpl (miles per liter)
15.38 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standard--EURO IVEURO V
Catalytic converter----
CO2 emissions---173 g/km (grammes per kilometer)

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model---8 Steptronic
Type of transmissionautomaticautomaticautomaticautomatic
Number of automatic gears6 (six)6 (six)6 (six)8 (eight)
Number of manual gears----
Final drive ratio----
Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)

Steering

Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steering--hydraulicelectric
Turning circle diameter---12.20 m (meters)
40.03 ft (feet)
480.31 in (inches)

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - coil springs - coil springs - independent suspension
- coil springs
- MacPherson strut
- anti-roll bar/sway bar/stabilizer bar
- double wishbones
Type of rear suspension - coil springs - coil springs - independent suspension
- coil springs
- independent suspension
- multi-link suspension

Brakes

Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesdiscsdiscsdiscsventilated discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYesYes

Wheels

Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size7J X 167.5J X 17R178J X 18
Tyre code225/55 R16 W225/50 R17 Y225/50 R17245/50 R18