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Compare BMW 5 Series Touring E39 LCI [520d] vs Saab 9-5 Wagon facelift [2.2 TiD]

Reviews

Neo score
53%
67%
Pros
  • Good inline-6 engines
  • Clean and elegant design
  • Manual transmission widely available
  • Still gorgeous (though less so than the pre-facelift model)
  • Upgraded engine lineup
Cons
  • Unreliable automatic transmission
  • MacPherson front suspension
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Price

Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

520d
520i
520i AT
525d
525d AT
525i
525i AT
530d
530d AT
530i
530i AT
540i
540i AT
2.2 TiD
2.3t
2.3T
2.3t AT
2.3T AT
3.0 V6TiD

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
410 L / 14.5 cu-ft ~ 1525 L / 53.9 cu-ft
415 L / 14.7 cu-ft ~ 1490 L / 52.6 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
8.4 L / 8.9 qt
7.2 L / 7.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
6.0 L / 6.3 qt
5.5 L / 5.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
625 kg / 1378 lbs
620 kg / 1367 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
205/65R15 V
205/65 R15

Construction

Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
120 mm / 4.7 in
Size | Height
1440 mm / 56.7 in
1492 mm / 58.7 in
Size | Length
4805 mm / 189.2 in
4808 mm / 189.3 in
Size | Width
1800 mm / 70.9 in
1792 mm / 70.6 in
Track Width | Front
1512.0 mm / 59.5 in
1522.0 mm / 59.9 in
Track Width | Rear
1526.0 mm / 60.1 in
1522.0 mm / 59.9 in
Weight
1595.0 kg / 3516.4 lbs
1510.0 kg / 3329.0 lbs
Wheel Size
15 in
15 in
Wheelbase
2830 mm / 111.4 in
2703 mm / 106.4 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
10.9 sec
11.5 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
10.4 sec
10.9 sec
Fuel Economy
8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (urban) | 5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (highway)
6.7 L/100km / 35.1 MPG (combined) | 9.3 L/100km / 25.3 MPG (urban) | 5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
204.0 km/h / 126.8 mph
195.0 km/h / 121.2 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Engine
M47D20
D223L
Engine | Bore
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
19.0:1
19.5:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 119.1 cu-in / 1951.0 cc
2.2 L / 132.5 cu-in / 2172.0 cc
Engine | Power
136.0 hp / 101.4 kW @ 4000 rpm
120.0 hp / 89.5 kW @ 4300 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
69.7 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
55.2 hp/L / 0.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
88.0 mm / 3.5 in
98.0 mm / 3.9 in
Engine | Torque
280 Nm / 206.5 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
280 Nm / 206.5 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
5-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2000 ~ 2003
2002 ~ 2005
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