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1981 BMW 5 Series (E28) 525i (150 Hp)

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Key specs

BMW 5 Series Sedan 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987

What is the body type?Sedan, 4 Doors, 5 Seats
What is the fuel economy?10.1 l/100 km
23.29 US mpg
27.97 UK mpg
How fast is the car?197 km/h | 122.41 mph
0-100 km/h: 9.9 sec
0-60 mph: 9.4 sec
How much power?150 hp, 215 Nm
158.58 lb.-ft.
What is the engine size?2.5 l
2494 cm3
152.19 cu. in.
How many cylinders?6, Inline
What is the drivetrain?Rear wheel drive
The ICE drives the rear wheels of the vehicle
How long is this vehicle?4620 mm
181.89 in.
How wide is the vehicle?1700 mm
66.93 in.
What is the curb weigh?1290 kg
2843.96 lbs.
What is the gross weigh?1800 kg
3968.32 lbs.
How much trunk (boot) space?460 l
16.24 cu. ft.
How many gears?5
What type is the gearbox?manual transmission

BMW 5 Series (E28) 525i (150 Hp) 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 Specs

General information
BrandBMW
Model 5 Series
Generation 5 Series (E28)
Modification (Engine) 525i (150 Hp)
Start of production 1981 year
End of production 1987 year
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body type Sedan
Seats 5
Doors 4
Performance specs
Fuel consumption (economy) - urban 14.1 l/100 km 16.68 US mpg
20.03 UK mpg
Fuel consumption (economy) - extra urban 7.2 l/100 km 32.67 US mpg
39.23 UK mpg
Fuel consumption (economy) - combined 10.1 l/100 km 23.29 US mpg
27.97 UK mpg
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h9.9 sec
Acceleration 0 - 62 mph9.9 sec
Acceleration 0 - 60 mph (Calculated by Auto-Data.net) 9.4 sec
Maximum speed 197 km/h 122.41 mph
Weight-to-power ratio 8.6 kg/hp
Engine specs
Power 150 hp @ 5500 rpm.
Power per litre 60.1 hp/l
Torque 215 Nm @ 4000 rpm. 158.58 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm.
Engine location Front, Longitudinal
Model Engine M30
Engine displacement 2494 cm3 152.19 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 6
Position of cylinders Inline
Cylinder Bore 86 mm 3.39 in.
Piston Stroke 71.6 mm 2.82 in.
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Fuel System Multi-point indirect injection
Engine oil capacity 5.8 l 6.13 US qt | 5.1 UK qt
Space, Volume and weights
Kerb Weight 1290 kg 2843.96 lbs.
Max. weight 1800 kg 3968.32 lbs.
Max load 510 kg 1124.36 lbs.
Trunk (boot) space - minimum 460 l 16.24 cu. ft.
Fuel tank capacity 70 l 18.49 US gal | 15.4 UK gal
Dimensions
Length 4620 mm 181.89 in.
Width 1700 mm 66.93 in.
Height 1415 mm 55.71 in.
Wheelbase 2625 mm 103.35 in.
Front track 1430 mm 56.3 in.
Rear (Back) track 1470 mm 57.87 in.
Ride height 140 mm 5.51 in.
Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs
Drivetrain Architecture The ICE drives the rear wheels of the vehicle
Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (manual transmission) 5
Front brakesDisc
Rear brakesDisc
Tires size 175/80 R14
Wheel rims size R14
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