Specs

Research 2003 BMW 5 Series specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

525i Sedan Manual

Brakes

Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 11

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -

Engine

Fuel System EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl
Displacement 2.5L (152)
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 111.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9
Length, Overall (in) 188.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9
Second Hip Room (in) 58.5
Front Hip Room (in) 58.0
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93
Second Leg Room (in) 34.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.2

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Type Speed-sensitive pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -

Summary

Body Style 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear 4-link Integral
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Arms
Suspension Type - Front Double-Pivot

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P235/45WR17
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Size P235/45WR17
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P235/45WR17
Spare Tire Size P225/55HR16

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Trans Order Code 202
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3450

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8