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Used 2001 BMW 5 Series 540i Specs & Features

Overview
Overview
Starting MSRP
$53,480

Engine TypeGas
Transmission5-speed shiftable automatic
Drive TypeRear wheel drive
CylindersV8
Total Seating5
Basic Warranty4 yr./ 50,000 mi.
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
EPA city/highway MPG14/19 MPG
EPA combined MPG16 MPG
Range in miles (city/hwy)259.0/351.5 mi.
Fuel tank capacity18.5 gal.
Engine
Engine
Base engine size4.4 L
CylindersV8
Base engine typeGas
Horsepower282 hp @ 5,400 rpm
Torque324 lb-ft @ 3,600 rpm
Valves32
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (DOHC)
Valve timingVariable
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
Transmission5-speed shiftable automatic
Drive typeRear wheel drive
Suspension
Suspension
Four-wheel independent suspensionyes
Dimensions
Dimensions
Length188 in.
Overall width without mirrors70.9 in.
Height56.7 in.
Wheelbase111.4 in.
Turning circle37.4 ft.
Curb weight4,056 lbs.
Colors
Colors
Exterior Colors
  • Steel Blue Metallic
  • Sahara Beige Metallic
  • Slate Green Metallic
  • Siena Red Metallic
  • Orient Blue Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Royal Red Metallic
  • Oxford Green Metallic
  • Electric Red
  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Titanium Silver Metallic
  • Aspen Silver Metallic
  • Anthracite Metallic
  • Topaz Blue Metallic
  • Alpine White
Interior Colors
  • Gray
  • Sand Beige
  • Stone Green/Black
  • Black
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
Front head room37.4 in.
Front leg room41.7 in.
Front shoulder room56.8 in.
Leatheryes
Bucket front seatsyes
10-way power driver seatyes
10-way power passenger seatyes
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear head room37.4 in.
Rear leg room34.2 in.
Rear shoulder room55.9 in.
Split-folding rear seatbackyes
Folding center armrestyes
Safety
Safety
Post-collision safety systemyes
Dual front side-mounted airbagsyes
Front head airbagsyes
Child seat anchorsyes
Rear door child safety locksyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Front and rear ventilated disc brakesyes
Emergency braking assistyes
Electronic brakeforce distributionyes
Xenon high intensity discharge headlampyes
Daytime running lightsyes
Front fog/driving lightsyes
Front seatbelt pretensionersyes
Remote anti-theft alarm systemyes
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
AM/FM CD-controller stereoyes
10 total speakersyes
Diversity antennayes
Power Feature
Power Feature
4 one-touch power windowsyes
Remote keyless power door locksyes
Power mirrorsyes
Reverse tilt passenger mirror provides curb view when vehicle in reverseyes
Heated mirrorsyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
Tilt and telescopic steering wheelyes
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheelyes
Speed-proportional power steeringyes
Cruise controlyes
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)yes
Front and rear cupholdersyes
Front and rear door pocketsyes
Front seatback storageyes
Remote trunk releaseyes
Leather steering wheelyes
Dual zone front climate controlyes
Interior air filtrationyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyes
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirroryes
Wood trim on dashyes
Wood trim on center consoleyes
Leather and wood trim on doorsyes
Leather trim on shift knobyes
Front and rear reading lightsyes
Instrumentation
Instrumentation
Trip computeryes
External temperature displayyes
Tachometeryes
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
Alloy wheelsyes
16 x 7.0 in. wheelsyes
All season tiresyes
225/55R H tiresyes
Alloy spare wheelyes
Fullsize matching spare tireyes
Warranty
Warranty
Basic4 yr./ 50,000 mi.
Drivetrain4 yr./ 50,000 mi.
Rust6 yr./ unlimited mi.
Roadside4 yr./ 50,000 mi.
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