Specs

Research 2006 BMW 5 Series specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

525i Sedan

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Drum - Rear (Yes or )

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -

Electrical

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

Engine

Engine Order Code
Displacement 3.0L/183
Fuel System EFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 6250
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 2750
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in) 57.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7
Length, Overall (in) 191.1
Wheelbase (in) 113.7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5

Interior Dimensions

Second Leg Room (in) 36.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.9

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Steering Type Variable Pwr
Steering Type Active Variable Pwr

Summary

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P245/45R17
Front Tire Size P225/50R17
Rear Tire Size P245/45R17
Rear Tire Size P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size - TBD -

Trailering

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

Transmission

Trans Order Code 206
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Description Cont. Sequential Manual
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Order Code 205
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.94
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.32

Vehicle

EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3450
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3428

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy