2014 BMW 530d First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2014 BMW 5 Series - Road Test Specs

2014 BMW 5 Series Sedan

(2.0L 4-cyl. Turbo 8-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2014 BMW 530d
Vehicle Type4dr sedan
Assembly locationDingolfing, Germany


ConfigurationLongitundinal, front engine, rear-wheel drive
Engine typeTurbocharged diesel inline-6
Displacement (cc/cu-in)2,993/183
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainCommon-rail direct injection, four valves per cylinder
Compression ratio (x:1)16.5:1
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)254 @ 4,400 rpm
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)414 @ 1,500-2,500
Fuel typeDiesel
Transmission typeEight-speed automatic with paddle shift
Transmission ratios (x:1)1=0.714, 2=3.143, 3=2.106, 4=1.667, 5=1.285, 6=1.000, 7=0.839, 8=0.667, R=3.317
Final-drive ratio (x:1)2.647


Suspension, frontIndependent MacPherson strut, lower L-arms, coil springs, shock absorbers, sway bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs, shock absorbers, sway bar
Steering typeElectric speed-proportional power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)17
Tire make and modelMichelin Primacy
Tire typeSummer
Tire size, front245/45R18
Tire size, rear275/40R18
Wheel size, front18-by-8 inches
Wheel size, rear18-by-9 inches
Wheel materialAluminum alloy
Brakes, front13.0 ventilated discs
Brakes, rear13.0 ventilated discs

Fuel Consumption

Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)18.5

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo descriptionSatellite digital audio receiver system with HD radio
iPod/digital media compatibilityYes
Satellite radioYes
Rear seat video and entertainmentNo
Bluetooth phone connectivityYes
Navigation systemOptional
Telematics (OnStar, etc.)Optional BMW Assist
Smart entry/StartNo
Parking aidsRear parking camera, optional surround view with side and top view
Blind-spot detectionOptional
Adaptive cruise controlOptional
Lane-departure monitoringOptional
Collision warning/avoidanceYes
Night VisionOptional
Driver coaching displayYes

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,817
Length (in.)193.2
Width (in.)73.2 excluding mirrors
Height (in.)57.6
Wheelbase (in.)116.9
Track, front (in.)63
Track, rear (in.)64.1
Turning circle (ft.)17.95
Legroom, front (in.)41.4
Legroom, rear (in.)36.1
Headroom, front (in.)40.5
Headroom, rear (in.)38.3
Shoulder room, front (in.)58.3
Shoulder room, rear (in.)56.2
Seating capacity5
Trunk volume (cu-ft)18.4
Max cargo volume behind 1st row (cu-ft)56.5


Bumper-to-bumper4 years/50,000 miles
Powertrain4 years/50,000 miles
Corrosion12 years/Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance4 years/Unlimited miles
Free scheduled maintenance4 years/50,000 miles

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