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2012 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo - Features & Specs

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550i 4dr Hatchback

(4.4L V8 Twin-turbo 8-speed Automatic)

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  • FUEL ECONOMY (CTY/HWY) 15/22 mpg
  • CAR TYPE Hatchback
  • TRANSMISSION 8-speed Shiftable Automatic
  • BASIC WARRANTY 4 Yr./ 50000 Mi.
  • DRIVE TRAIN Rear Wheel Drive
  • CONSUMER RATING Not Available


Exterior Colors

Alpine White Black Sapphire Metallic Carbon Black Metallic Damask Red Metallic Dark Graphite Metallic II Deep Sea Blue Metallic Imperial Blue Metallic Jet Black Milano Beige Metallic Neptune Blue Metallic Orion Silver Metallic Space Gray Metallic Titanium Silver Metallic

Interior Colors

Black Dakota, leather Black Nappa, premium leather Cinnamon Brown Dakota, leather Cinnamon Brown Nappa, premium leather Everest Gray Dakota, leather Ivory White Dakota, leather Ivory White/Black Dakota, leather Ivory White/Black Nappa, premium leather Venetian Beige Dakota, leather
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LENGTH 16ft 4.8in
WIDTH 6ft 2.8in
5ft 1.4in
Body style illustration may not reflect the actual shape of this vehicle.

Exterior Measurements

6 ft. 2.8 in. (74.8 in.) 5 ft. 1.4 in. (61.4 in.)
16 ft. 4.8 in. (196.8 in.) 5 ft. 3.4 in. (63.4 in.)
5 ft. 5.1 in. (65.1 in.) 10 ft. 0.9 in. (120.9 in.)

Interior Measurements

41.4 in. 59.3 in.
40.6 in. 59.3 in.
57.7 in. 39.0 in.
41.8 in. 57.7 in.


Gas Premium unleaded (required)
18.5 gal. 277.5/407.0 mi.
15/22 mpg

Weights and Capacities

4630 lbs. 122.5 cu.ft.
5975 lbs. 0.32 Cd
4894 lbs. 15.5 cu.ft.
60.0 cu.ft.
** When adequately equipped, which may require engine and/or other drivetrain upgrades.


Rear wheel drive 8-speed shiftable automatic

Engine & Performance

4.4 L Double overhead cam (DOHC)
V8 32
Variable 450 ft-lbs. @ 1750 rpm
400 hp @ 5500 rpm 40.0 ft.


  • Double wishbone front suspension
  • Multi-link rear suspension
  • Four-wheel independent suspension
  • Front and rear stabilizer bar


4 yr./ 50000 mi. 4 yr./ 50000 mi.
4 yr./ 50000 mi.

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Interior Features

Front Seats

  • 14 -way power passenger seat
  • 14 -way power driver seat
  • Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
  • Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Height adjustable passenger seat
  • Leather
  • Bucket front seats

Rear Seats

  • Split-folding rear seatback
  • Reclining rear seats
  • Folding with storage center armrest
  • Rear ventilation ducts with fan control

Power Features

  • Remote keyless power door locks
  • Reverse tilt passenger mirror provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
  • Power mirrors
  • Heated mirrors
  • 4 one-touch power windows
  • Remote window operation


  • Clock
  • Tachometer
  • Trip computer
  • External temperature display
  • Low fuel level warning
  • Compass


  • Cruise control
  • Cargo net
  • Front and rear cupholders
  • Front and rear door pockets
  • Remote trunk release
  • Retained accessory power
  • Front seatback storage
  • Electric speed-proportional power steering
  • Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
  • 12V rear and 12V cargo area power outlet(s)
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
  • Rear view camera


  • Interior active charcoal air filter
  • Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger
  • Extended cabin heating
  • Cargo area light
  • Alloy and leather trim on center console
  • Alloy and wood trim on dash
  • Alloy, leather and wood trim on doors
  • Front and rear reading lights
  • Alloy trim on shift knob
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Rear floor mats
  • Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
  • Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Memorized settings

  • Memorized settings includes audio system
  • Memorized settings includes climate control
  • Memorized settings for 2 drivers
  • Memorized settings includes steering wheel

In Car Entertainment

  • Diversity antenna
  • 12 total speakers
  • 205 watts stereo output
  • AM/FM stereo
  • Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
  • 2 subwoofer(s)
  • Radio data system
  • USB connection


  • Navigation with voice activation navigation system
  • Pre-wired for phone
  • BMW Assist telecommunications service
  • Bluetooth wireless data link for hands-free phone
  • Real time traffic


Exterior Features

Roof and Glass

  • Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
  • Rear defogger
  • Fixed glass rear sunroof
  • Power glass sunroof
  • Remote sunroof operation

Tires and Wheels

  • Alloy wheels
  • 18 x 8.0 in. wheels
  • 245/50R18 100W tires
  • Run flat tires

Towing and Hauling

  • Cargo tie downs

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Front and rear head airbags
  • Dual front side-mounted airbags
  • Child seat anchors
  • Remote anti-theft alarm system
  • Emergency braking assist
  • Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Cornering lights
  • Daytime running lights
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Front fog/driving lights
  • High pressure washers headlamps
  • Auto delay off headlamps
  • Dusk sensing headlamps
  • Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
  • 2 front headrests
  • 3 rear headrests
  • Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
  • Rear center 3-point belt
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Stability control
  • Traction control
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution
  • Emergency interior trunk release
  • Rear height adjustable headrests
  • Post-collision safety system
  • Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
  • Emergency braking preparation
  • Adaptive headlights
  • Self-leveling headlights
  • Tire pressure monitoring
  • Brake drying
  • Side and Top View Camera
  • Night Vision w/Pedestrian Detection
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  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Sport Package
  • Value Package
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Convenience Package
  • Luxury Seating Package
  • Dynamic Handling Package
  • Luxury Rear Seating Package
  • M Sport Package

Exterior Options

  • Sport Package Wheel/Tire Upgrade
  • M Sport Package Wheel/Tire Upgrade

Interior Options

  • BMW Apps
  • Comfort Access Keyless Entry
  • Ceramic Controls
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Active Cruise Control
  • Ski Bag
  • Head-Up Display
  • Satellite Radio w/1 Year Subscription
  • Rear Seat Entertainment System

Mechanical Options

  • Integral Active Steering
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