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M5 Sedan


Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.7
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.6
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.7


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 249


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 10.4


Displacement 4.4 L/268
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 553 @ 1800
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 600 @ 6000
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 117.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.8
Track Width, Front (in) 64
Height, Overall (in) 58
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.9
Length, Overall (in) 195.5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.1

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 41.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.8
Passenger Capacity 5


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21


Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.3


Vehicle Name BMW M5
Body Style Sedan


Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link


Rear Tire Size P285/40YR19
Spare Tire Size
Rear Tire Size P285/35YR20
Front Tire Size P275/40YR19
Front Tire Size P275/35YR20
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code


Trans Order Code 2TB
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.64
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.17
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.72
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.20
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 8
Drivetrain All Wheel
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82


EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4370


Spare Wheel Material
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 X 10.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 X 10.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 X 9.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 X 9.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 X 9.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 X 10.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum