2008 BMW 5-Series Specifications

4-Door Sedan 528i RWD

MSRP: $44,600
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan 528i RWD
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Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 17 mpg City/27 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I6, 3.0L
EPA Class Mid-Size
Style Name Sedan
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 6-speed manual transmission w/OD

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3505
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.1
Second Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 39.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.0
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 113.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2
Height, Overall (in) 57.8
Length, Overall (in) 191.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 61.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 200 @ 2750
Fuel System - TBD -
Engine Type Gas I6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 230 @ 6500
Displacement 3.0L/183
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.32
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.38
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.46
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.94
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 0.79
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 1.18
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering
Steering Type Servotronic Variable Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Size P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Double-Pivot
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Suspension Type - Rear 4-link Integral
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -

Safety Features

Safety
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 Yes
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 Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Intelligent Safety & Info System (ISIS) for deployment of safety...
Driver/front passenger dual-threshold dual-stage airbags...
Front/rear Head Protection System (AHPS II) curtain airbags
Front side-impact airbags
Front safety belts-inc: pretensioners, force limiters
All-passenger automatic locking retractor (ALR)
LATCH attachments for rear seats
Child safety rear door locks
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)-inc: dynamic traction control...
Interlocking door anchoring system
Daytime running lights
Battery safety terminal
Impact sensor (automatically turns on hazard/interior lights,...

Warranty

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

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
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Passenger Capacity
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