Used 2001 BMW 5 Series 540i Specs & Features

Overview
Overview
Starting MSRP
$53,480
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Engine TypeGas
Transmission5-speed shiftable automatic
Drive TypeRear wheel drive
CylindersV8
Combined MPG16
Total Seating5
Basic Warranty4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
Drive typeRear wheel drive
Transmission5-speed shiftable automatic
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)14/19 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)259.0/351.5 mi.
Fuel tank capacity18.5 gal.
Combined MPG16
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Engine
Engine
Torque324 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
Base engine size4.4 l
Horsepower282 hp @ 5400 rpm
Turning circle37.4 ft.
Valves32
Base engine typeGas
Valve timingVariable
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (dohc)
CylindersV8
Safety
Safety
electronic brakeforce distributionyes
front seatbelt pretensionersyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Rear door child safety locksyes
daytime running lightsyes
front fog/driving lightsyes
front head airbagsyes
post-collision safety systemyes
child seat anchorsyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyes
Emergency braking assistyes
remote anti-theft alarm systemyes
Front and rear ventilated disc brakesyes
xenon high intensity discharge headlampyes
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
diversity antennayes
AM/FM CD-controller stereoyes
10 total speakersyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
remote trunk releaseyes
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheelyes
front seatback storageyes
cruise controlyes
leather steering wheelyes
wood trim on center consoleyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyes
speed-proportional power steeringyes
front and rear cupholdersyes
electrochromatic inside rearview mirroryes
front and rear door pocketsyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyes
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)yes
Dual zone front climate controlyes
front and rear reading lightsyes
leather trim on shift knobyes
leather and wood trim on doorsyes
wood trim on dashyes
interior air filtrationyes
Power Feature
Power Feature
Power mirrorsyes
Reverse tilt passenger mirror provides curb view when vehicle in reverseyes
4 one-touch power windowsyes
remote keyless power door locksyes
Heated mirrorsyes
Instrumentation
Instrumentation
external temperature displayyes
trip computeryes
tachometeryes
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
10 -way power passenger seatyes
Front head room37.4 in.
bucket front seatsyes
Front shoulder room56.8 in.
Front leg room41.7 in.
10 -way power driver seatyes
leatheryes
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
Split-folding rear seatbackyes
Rear head room37.4 in.
Rear leg room34.2 in.
Rear shoulder room55.9 in.
folding center armrestyes
Dimensions
Dimensions
Height56.7 in.
Wheel base111.4 in.
Length188 in.
Width70.9 in.
Curb weight4056 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
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
225/55R H tiresyes
Alloy spare wheelyes
fullsize matching spare tireyes
16 x 7.0 in. wheelsyes
All season tiresyes
alloy wheelsyes
Suspension
Suspension
four-wheel independent suspensionyes
Warranty
Warranty
Free Maintenance3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Basic4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Drivetrain4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Rust6 yr./ unlimited mi.
Roadside4 yr./ 50000 mi.