2011 BMW 5 Series - Road Test Specs

2011 BMW 5 Series Sedan

(3.0L 6-cyl. Turbo AWD 8-speed Automatic)
Vehicle
Model year2011
MakeBMW
Model535i
Style4dr Sedan RWD (3.0T, 6cyl, 8A)
Base MSRP$50,000 (est.)
Options on test vehicleSport Package
Drivetrain
Drive typerear wheel drive
Engine typeintercooled, turbocharged inline-6
Displacement (cc/cu-in)2,979/182
Block/head materialaluminum/aluminum
Valvetraindouble overhead camshaft, 4 valves per cylinder, variable timing and lift
Compression ratio (x:1)10.2
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)300 @ 5,800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)300 @ 1,200 - 5,000
Transmission type8-speed Automatic
Transmission and axle ratios (x:1)I=7.14; II=3.14; III=2.10: IV=1.67; V=1.29: VI=1.00; VII= 0.84; VIII=0.68; R=3.30; FD= 3.08
Chassis
Suspension, frontIndependent, double-wishbone control arms, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Suspension, rearIndependent, multi-link, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Steering typespeed-proportional power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)17.1
Tire brandDunlop
Tire modelSP Sport Maxx GT
Tire typeSummer performance
Tire size, front245/45R18 96Y
Tire size, rear245/45R18 96Y
Wheel size18 X 8.0 front - 18 X 8.0 rear
Wheel materialcast-aluminum/cast-aluminum
Brakes, front13.7-inch ventilated disc, single-piston sliding calipers
Brakes, rear13.6-inch ventilated disc, single-piston sliding calipers
Fuel Consumption
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)18.5
Dimensions & Capacities
Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)4,090
Length (in.)193.1
Width (in.)73.2
Height (in.)57.6
Wheelbase (in.)116.9
Track, front (in.)63.0
Track, rear (in.)64.1
Turning circle (ft.)39.2
Legroom, front (in.)41.4
Legroom, rear (in.)36.1
Headroom, front (in.)40.5
Headroom, rear (in.)38.3
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)14

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