BMW 5 Series ›› 2008 ›› 2008 BMW 5 Series Specs

2008 BMW 5 Series

Select another year: 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989
Select another model: 1 Series 3 Series 5 Series 6 Series 7 Series X3 X5 X6 Z4

Specs

Research 2008 BMW 5 Series specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

528i Sedan

Brakes

Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 1.18
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -

Engine

Displacement 3.0L/183
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 200 @ 2750
Engine Type Gas I6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 230 @ 6500
Fuel System - TBD -
Engine Order Code

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2
Track Width, Front (in) 61.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.8
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

Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.1
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2
Second Leg Room (in) 36.0
Second Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 39.1

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 10.8-18.0
Steering Type Servotronic Variable Pwr
Steering Type Active Servotronic Pwr
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -

Summary

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Size P225/50VR17
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P245/40WR18
Front Tire Size P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Size P245/40WR18
Spare Tire Size

Trailering

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

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.32
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Trans Order Code 2TB
Trans Order Code 205
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
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) 0.87
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66

Vehicle

EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3505
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3571

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Spare Wheel Material
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy