Specs

Research 2009 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

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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -

Electrical

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

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5

Engine

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

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

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

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Steering Type Servotronic Variable Pwr
Steering Type Active Servotronic Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 10.0-18.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -

Summary

Body Style 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name BMW 5 Series

Suspension

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

Tires

Rear Tire Size P225/50R17
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P245/40R18
Front Tire Size P225/50R17
Rear Tire Size P245/40R18
Spare Tire Size - TBD -

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)
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
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.46

Vehicle

EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

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

Wheels

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