1999 BMW 5-Series 4-Door Sedan Automatic 528iA Specs

4-Door Sedan Automatic 528iA
MSRP based on 528IA 4-Door Sedan Automatic

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 18 mpg City/26 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I6, 2.8L
EPA Class Compact
Style Name Sedan Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD


EPA Classification Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3549
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.8
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.2
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 59.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 111.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.5
Length, Overall (in) 188.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.1

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26

Performance Specs

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 193 @ 5500
Displacement 2.8L/170
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 206 @ 3500
Fuel System EFI
Engine Type Gas I6
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.00
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10
Trans Order Code NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 0.87
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 0.79
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.2
Rear Tire Size P225/60HR15
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size P225/60HR15
Front Tire Size P225/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar
Suspension Type - Rear Four-link

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Driver/front passenger airbag system w/dual-threshold deployment...
Front seat-mounted side-impact airbags
Integrated deployment-inc: safety belt tensioners, airbags, post...
3-point seatbelts w/automatic locking retractors, front...
Front seat side impact tube-deployed head protection system (HPS)
All season traction control
9-MPH body-color hydraulic energy-absorbing bumpers
Side impact interlocking door anchoring system


Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 6
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 50,000
Roadside Assistance Years 4

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -