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Compare BMW 5 Series Touring E61

Reviews

Neoscore
66%
Pros
  • Good I6 petrol a
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Variants

520d
523i
525d
525d AT
525i M54
525i M54 AT
525i N52
525xi
530d
530d 2005+
530d AT
530i
530xd
530xi
535d
545i
545i AT
550i
550i AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
500 L / 17.7 cu-ft ~ 1650 L / 58.3 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
520d9.8 L / 10.4 qt
523i9.8 L / 10.4 qt
525d9.8 L / 10.4 qt
525d AT9.8 L / 10.4 qt
525i M549.8 L / 10.4 qt
525i M54 AT9.8 L / 10.4 qt
525i N529.8 L / 10.4 qt
525xi9.8 L / 10.4 qt
530d9.8 L / 10.4 qt
530d 2005+9.8 L / 10.4 qt
530d AT9.8 L / 10.4 qt
530i9.8 L / 10.4 qt
530xd9.8 L / 10.4 qt
530xi10.0 L / 10.6 qt
535d9.8 L / 10.4 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
520d5.5 L / 5.8 qt
523i6.5 L / 6.9 qt
525d8.2 L / 8.7 qt
525d AT8.2 L / 8.7 qt
525i M546.5 L / 6.9 qt
525i M54 AT6.5 L / 6.9 qt
525i N526.5 L / 6.9 qt
525xi6.5 L / 6.9 qt
530d8.2 L / 8.7 qt
530d 2005+8.2 L / 8.7 qt
530d AT8.2 L / 8.7 qt
530i6.5 L / 6.9 qt
530xd8.2 L / 8.7 qt
530xi6.5 L / 6.9 qt
535d8.5 L / 9.0 qt
545i8.0 L / 8.5 qt
545i AT8.0 L / 8.5 qt
550i8.0 L / 8.5 qt
550i AT8.0 L / 8.5 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
Passengers
5
Payload
520d595 kg / 1312 lbs
523i595 kg / 1312 lbs
525d525 kg / 1157 lbs
525d AT525 kg / 1157 lbs
525i M54525 kg / 1157 lbs
525i M54 AT525 kg / 1157 lbs
525i N52595 kg / 1312 lbs
525xi595 kg / 1312 lbs
530d525 kg / 1157 lbs
530d 2005+615 kg / 1356 lbs
530d AT525 kg / 1157 lbs
530i595 kg / 1312 lbs
530xd575 kg / 1268 lbs
530xi595 kg / 1312 lbs
535d555 kg / 1224 lbs
545i485 kg / 1069 lbs
545i AT485 kg / 1069 lbs
550i555 kg / 1224 lbs
550i AT555 kg / 1224 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
520dDisc
523iVentilated discs
525dVentilated discs
525d ATVentilated discs
525i M54Ventilated discs
525i M54 ATVentilated discs
525i N52Ventilated discs
525xiVentilated discs
530dVentilated discs
530d 2005+Disc
530d ATVentilated discs
530iVentilated discs
530xdDisc
530xiVentilated discs
535dVentilated discs
545iVentilated discs
545i ATVentilated discs
550iDisc
550i ATDisc
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Tire Size
520d225/55 R16
523i225/55 R16 W
525d225/55 R16 W
525d AT225/55 R16 W
525i M54225/55 R16 W
525i M54 AT225/55 R16 W
525i N52225/55 R16 W
525xi225/55 R16 W
530d225/55 R16 W
530d 2005+225/55 R16
530d AT225/55 R16 W
530i225/55 R16 W
530xd225/55 R16
530xi225/50 R17 W
535d225/50 R17
545i225/50 R17 Y
545i AT225/50 R17 Y
550i225/50 R17
550i AT225/50 R17

Construction

Body Style
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Size | Height
1491 mm / 58.7 in
Size | Length
4843 mm / 190.7 in
Size | Width
1846 mm / 72.7 in
Track Width | Front
1558.0 mm / 61.3 in
Track Width | Rear
520d1582.0 mm / 62.3 in
523i1581.0 mm / 62.2 in
525d1581.0 mm / 62.2 in
525d AT1581.0 mm / 62.2 in
525i M541581.0 mm / 62.2 in
525i M54 AT1581.0 mm / 62.2 in
525i N521581.0 mm / 62.2 in
525xi1581.0 mm / 62.2 in
530d1581.0 mm / 62.2 in
530d 2005+1542.0 mm / 60.7 in
530d AT1581.0 mm / 62.2 in
530i1581.0 mm / 62.2 in
530xd1542.0 mm / 60.7 in
530xi1581.0 mm / 62.2 in
535d1581.0 mm / 62.2 in
545i1581.0 mm / 62.2 in
545i AT1581.0 mm / 62.2 in
550i1582.0 mm / 62.3 in
550i AT1582.0 mm / 62.3 in
Weight
520d1605.0 kg / 3538.4 lbs
523i1565.0 kg / 3450.2 lbs
525d1750.0 kg / 3858.1 lbs
525d AT1750.0 kg / 3858.1 lbs
525i M541655.0 kg / 3648.7 lbs
525i M54 AT1655.0 kg / 3648.7 lbs
525i N521570.0 kg / 3461.3 lbs
525xi1690.0 kg / 3725.8 lbs
530d1760.0 kg / 3880.1 lbs
530d 2005+1665.0 kg / 3670.7 lbs
530d AT1760.0 kg / 3880.1 lbs
530i1585.0 kg / 3494.3 lbs
530xd1760.0 kg / 3880.1 lbs
530xi1690.0 kg / 3725.8 lbs
535d1760.0 kg / 3880.1 lbs
545i1795.0 kg / 3957.3 lbs
545i AT1795.0 kg / 3957.3 lbs
550i1755.0 kg / 3869.1 lbs
550i AT1755.0 kg / 3869.1 lbs
Wheel Size
520d16 in
523i7J x 16
525d7J x 16
525d AT7J X 16
525i M547J x 16
525i M54 AT7J X 16
525i N527J x 16
525xi7J x 16
530d7J x 16
530d 2005+16 in
530d AT7J X 16
530i7J x 16
530xd16 in
530xi17 in
535d17 in
545i7.5J x 17
545i AT7.5J X 17
550i17 in
550i AT17 in
Wheelbase
2886 mm / 113.6 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
520d8.9 sec
523i8.8 sec
525d8.3 sec
525d AT8.5 sec
525i M548.2 sec
525i M54 AT8.8 sec
525i N527.8 sec
525xi8.5 sec
530d7.2 sec
530d 2005+6.9 sec
530d AT7.4 sec
530i6.6 sec
530xd6.8 sec
530xi7.0 sec
535d6.6 sec
545i5.9 sec
545i AT6.0 sec
550i5.6 sec
550i AT5.7 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
520d8.5 sec
523i8.4 sec
525d7.9 sec
525d AT8.1 sec
525i M547.8 sec
525i M54 AT8.4 sec
525i N527.4 sec
525xi8.1 sec
530d6.8 sec
530d 2005+6.6 sec
530d AT7.0 sec
530i6.3 sec
530xd6.5 sec
530xi6.7 sec
535d6.3 sec
545i5.6 sec
545i AT5.7 sec
550i5.3 sec
550i AT5.4 sec
Fuel Economy
520d8.3 L/100km / 28.3 MPG (urban) | 4.8 L/100km / 49.0 MPG (highway)
523i12.1 L/100km / 19.4 MPG (urban) | 6.7 L/100km / 35.1 MPG (highway)
525d5.8 L/100km / 40.6 MPG (combined) | 8.0 L/100km / 29.4 MPG (urban) | 4.7 L/100km / 50.0 MPG (highway)
525d AT6.6 L/100km / 35.6 MPG (combined) | 8.3 L/100km / 28.3 MPG (urban) | 5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (highway)
525i M548.2 L/100km / 28.7 MPG (combined) | 11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 6.1 L/100km / 38.6 MPG (highway)
525i M54 AT8.5 L/100km / 27.7 MPG (combined) | 12.2 L/100km / 19.3 MPG (urban) | 6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (highway)
525i N5212.5 L/100km / 18.8 MPG (urban) | 6.8 L/100km / 34.6 MPG (highway)
525xi13.7 L/100km / 17.2 MPG (urban) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (highway)
530d6.0 L/100km / 39.2 MPG (combined) | 8.2 L/100km / 28.7 MPG (urban) | 4.8 L/100km / 49.0 MPG (highway)
530d 2005+9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (urban) | 5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (highway)
530d AT6.6 L/100km / 35.6 MPG (combined) | 9.2 L/100km / 25.6 MPG (urban) | 5.3 L/100km / 44.4 MPG (highway)
530i13.1 L/100km / 18.0 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)
530xd10.6 L/100km / 22.2 MPG (urban) | 6.3 L/100km / 37.3 MPG (highway)
530xi14.1 L/100km / 16.7 MPG (urban) | 7.8 L/100km / 30.2 MPG (highway)
535d11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (urban) | 6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (highway)
545i9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (combined) | 13.7 L/100km / 17.2 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)
545i AT9.3 L/100km / 25.3 MPG (combined) | 13.2 L/100km / 17.8 MPG (urban) | 6.8 L/100km / 34.6 MPG (highway)
550i17.0 L/100km / 13.8 MPG (urban) | 8.3 L/100km / 28.3 MPG (highway)
550i AT16.6 L/100km / 14.2 MPG (urban) | 8.2 L/100km / 28.7 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
520d218.0 km/h / 135.5 mph
523i227.0 km/h / 141.1 mph
525d225.0 km/h / 139.8 mph
525d AT224.0 km/h / 139.2 mph
525i M54233.0 km/h / 144.8 mph
525i M54 AT230.0 km/h / 142.9 mph
525i N52240.0 km/h / 149.1 mph
525xi232.0 km/h / 144.2 mph
530d243.0 km/h / 151.0 mph
530d 2005+244.0 km/h / 151.6 mph
530d AT241.0 km/h / 149.8 mph
530i250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
530xd235.0 km/h / 146.0 mph
530xi245.0 km/h / 152.2 mph
535d250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
545i250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
545i AT250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
550i250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
550i AT250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
520dFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
523iFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
525dFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
525d ATFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
525i M54Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
525i M54 ATFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
525i N52Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
525xiFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
530dFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
530d 2005+Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
530d ATFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
530iFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
530xdFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
530xiFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
535dFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
545iFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
545i ATFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
550iFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
550i ATFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Engine
520dM47D20
523iN52B25
525dM57D25
525d ATM57D25
525i M54M54B25
525i M54 ATM54B25
525i N52N52B25
525xiN52B25
530dM57D30
530d 2005+M57D30
530d ATM57D30
530iN52B30
530xdM57D30
530xiN52B30
535dM57D30
545iN62B44
545i ATN62B44
550iN62B48
550i ATN62B48
Engine | Bore
520d84.0 mm / 3.3 in
523i82.0 mm / 3.2 in
525d82.0 mm / 3.2 in
525d AT82.0 mm / 3.2 in
525i M5484.0 mm / 3.3 in
525i M54 AT84.0 mm / 3.3 in
525i N5282.0 mm / 3.2 in
525xi82.0 mm / 3.2 in
530d84.0 mm / 3.3 in
530d 2005+84.0 mm / 3.3 in
530d AT84.0 mm / 3.3 in
530i85.0 mm / 3.3 in
530xd84.0 mm / 3.3 in
530xi85.0 mm / 3.3 in
535d84.0 mm / 3.3 in
550i93.0 mm / 3.7 in
550i AT93.0 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
520d17.0:1
523i11.0:1
525d17.0:1
525d AT17.0:1
525i M5410.5:1
525i M54 AT10.5:1
525i N5211.0:1
525xi11.0:1
530d17.0:1
530d 2005+17.0:1
530d AT17.0:1
530i10.7:1
530xd17.0:1
530xi10.7:1
535d16.5:1
545i10.0:1
545i AT10.0:1
550i10.5:1
550i AT10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
520d2.0 L / 121.7 cu-in / 1995.0 cc
523i2.5 L / 152.4 cu-in / 2497.0 cc
525d2.5 L / 152.4 cu-in / 2497.0 cc
525d AT2.5 L / 152.4 cu-in / 2497.0 cc
525i M542.5 L / 152.2 cu-in / 2494.0 cc
525i M54 AT2.5 L / 152.2 cu-in / 2494.0 cc
525i N522.5 L / 152.4 cu-in / 2497.0 cc
525xi2.5 L / 152.4 cu-in / 2497.0 cc
530d3.0 L / 182.6 cu-in / 2993.0 cc
530d 2005+3.0 L / 182.6 cu-in / 2993.0 cc
530d AT3.0 L / 182.6 cu-in / 2993.0 cc
530i3.0 L / 182.8 cu-in / 2996.0 cc
530xd3.0 L / 182.6 cu-in / 2993.0 cc
530xi3.0 L / 182.8 cu-in / 2996.0 cc
535d3.0 L / 182.6 cu-in / 2993.0 cc
545i4.4 L / 268.4 cu-in / 4398.0 cc
545i AT4.4 L / 268.4 cu-in / 4398.0 cc
550i4.8 L / 292.9 cu-in / 4799.0 cc
550i AT4.8 L / 292.9 cu-in / 4799.0 cc
Engine | Power
520d163.0 hp / 121.5 kW @ 4000 rpm
523i177.0 hp / 132.0 kW @ 5800 rpm
525d177.0 hp / 132.0 kW @ 4000 rpm
525d AT177.0 hp / 132.0 kW @ 4000 rpm
525i M54192.0 hp / 143.2 kW @ 6000 rpm
525i M54 AT192.0 hp / 143.2 kW @ 6000 rpm
525i N52218.0 hp / 162.6 kW @ 6500 rpm
525xi218.0 hp / 162.6 kW @ 6500 rpm
530d218.0 hp / 162.6 kW @ 4000 rpm
530d 2005+231.0 hp / 172.3 kW @ 4000 rpm
530d AT218.0 hp / 162.6 kW @ 4000 rpm
530i258.0 hp / 192.4 kW @ 6600 rpm
530xd231.0 hp / 172.3 kW @ 4000 rpm
530xi258.0 hp / 192.4 kW @ 6600 rpm
535d272.0 hp / 202.8 kW @ 4000 rpm
545i333.0 hp / 248.3 kW @ 6100 rpm
545i AT333.0 hp / 248.3 kW @ 6100 rpm
550i367.0 hp / 273.7 kW @ 6300 rpm
550i AT367.0 hp / 273.7 kW @ 6300 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
520d81.7 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
523i70.9 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
525d70.9 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
525d AT70.9 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
525i M5477.0 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
525i M54 AT77.0 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
525i N5287.3 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
525xi87.3 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
530d72.8 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
530d 2005+77.2 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
530d AT72.8 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
530i86.1 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
530xd77.2 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
530xi86.1 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
535d90.9 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
545i75.7 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
545i AT75.7 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
550i76.5 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
550i AT76.5 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
520d90.0 mm / 3.5 in
523i78.8 mm / 3.1 in
525d78.8 mm / 3.1 in
525d AT78.8 mm / 3.1 in
525i M5475.0 mm / 3.0 in
525i M54 AT75.0 mm / 3.0 in
525i N5278.8 mm / 3.1 in
525xi78.8 mm / 3.1 in
530d90.0 mm / 3.5 in
530d 2005+90.0 mm / 3.5 in
530d AT90.0 mm / 3.5 in
530i88.0 mm / 3.5 in
530xd90.0 mm / 3.5 in
530xi88.0 mm / 3.5 in
535d90.0 mm / 3.5 in
550i88.3 mm / 3.5 in
550i AT88.3 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
520d340 Nm / 250.8 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
523i230 Nm / 169.6 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
525d400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
525d AT400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
525i M54245 Nm / 180.7 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
525i M54 AT245 Nm / 180.7 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
525i N52250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm
525xi250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm
530d500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
530d 2005+500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
530d AT500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
530i300 Nm / 221.3 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
530xd500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
530xi300 Nm / 221.3 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
535d560 Nm / 413.0 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
545i450 Nm / 331.9 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
545i AT450 Nm / 331.9 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
550i490 Nm / 361.4 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm
550i AT490 Nm / 361.4 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm
Engine | Type
520dTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
523iNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
525dTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
525d ATTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
525i M54Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
525i M54 ATNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
525i N52Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
525xiNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
530dTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
530d 2005+Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
530d ATTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
530iNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
530xdTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
530xiNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
535dTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
545iNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
545i ATNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
550iTurbocharged multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
550i ATTurbocharged multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
Transmission | Type
520dManual
523iManual
525dManual
525d ATAutomatic
525i M54Manual
525i M54 ATAutomatic
525i N52Manual
525xiManual
530dManual
530d 2005+Manual
530d ATAutomatic
530iManual
530xdManual
530xiManual
535dAutomatic
545iManual
545i ATAutomatic
550iManual
550i ATAutomatic

Production

Availability
520d2005 ~ 2007
523i2005 ~ 2007
525d2004 ~ 2007
525d AT2004 ~ 2007
525i M542004 ~ 2005
525i M54 AT2004 ~ 2005
525i N522005 ~ 2007
525xi2005 ~ 2007
530d2004 ~ 2005
530d 2005+2005 ~ 2007
530d AT2004 ~ 2005
530i2005 ~ 2007
530xd2005 ~ 2007
530xi2005 ~ 2007
535d2005 ~ 2007
545i2004 ~ 2005
545i AT2004 ~ 2005
550i2005 ~ 2007
550i AT2005 ~ 2007
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