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