2001 BMW 5-Series 4-Door Sedan Automatic 530iA Specs

4-Door Sedan Automatic 530iA
MSRP based on 530iA 4-Door Sedan Automatic

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 18 mpg City/26 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas 6-Cyl, 3.0L
EPA Class Compact
Style Name Sedan Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 5-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission w/OD-inc: sport mode, StepTronic clutchless manual shift control


EPA Classification Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3549
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.0
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.5
Length, Overall (in) 188.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 111.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.0

Fuel Economy

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

Performance Specs

Fuel System EFI
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 5900
Displacement 3.0L/183
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 214 @ 3500
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.22
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.03
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.60
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Front Tire Size P255/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P255/55HR16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size P255/55HR16
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Material Alloy
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear 4-link Integral
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 MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -

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 Yes
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 Yes
Other Features 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Driver/front passenger airbag system w/dual-threshold/stage...
Front door-mounted side-impact airbags
3-point seatbelts w/front automatic height adjusters, front...
Automatic locking device for child seat
Child safety rear door locks
Front seat side impact tube-deployed head protection system (HPS)
All-season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
Crash sensor deployed hazard/interior lights, door unlocking
Automatic fuel cut-off (triggered by airbag deployment)
Side impact interlocking door anchoring system
Daytime running lights


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

Other Specs

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