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BMW 5 Series (E39) 523i (170 Hp) Automatic Specs

Key specs

BMW 5 Series Sedan 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998

What is the body type?Sedan, 4 Doors, 5 Seats
What is the fuel economy?7.5 l/100 km
31.36 US mpg
37.66 UK mpg
How fast is?226 km/h
9.7 sec 0-100 km/h
9.2 sec 0-60 mph
How much power?170 hp, 245 Nm
180.7 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
How long is this vehicle?4775 mm
187.99 in.
How wide is the vehicle?1800 mm
70.87 in.
What is the curb weigh?1475 kg
3251.82 lbs.
What is the gross weigh?1985 kg
4376.18 lbs.
How much trunk (boot) space?460 - 0 l
339.28 lb.-ft.
How many gears?5
What type is the gearbox?automatic transmission
BMW 5 Series (E39) 523i (170 Hp) Automatic - Technical Specs, Fuel consumption, Dimensions

General information

BrandBMW
Model 5 Series
Generation 5 Series (E39)
Modification (Engine) 523i (170 Hp) Automatic
Start of production 1995 year
End of production 1998 year
Body type Sedan
Seats 5
Doors 4

Performance specs

Fuel consumption (economy) - urban 15.0 l/100 km 15.68 US mpg
18.83 UK mpg
Fuel consumption (economy) - extra urban 7.5 l/100 km 31.36 US mpg
37.66 UK mpg
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h 9.7 sec
0 - 60 mph (Calculated by Auto-Data.net) 9.2 sec
Maximum speed 226 km/h 140.43 mph

Engine specs

Power 170 hp @ 5500 rpm.
Torque 245 Nm @ 3950 rpm. 180.7 lb.-ft. @ 3950 rpm.
Position of engine Front, longitudinal
Engine displacement 2494 cm3 152.19 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 6
Position of cylinders Inline
Cylinder Bore 84 mm 3.31 in.
Piston Stroke 75 mm 2.95 in.
Compression ratio 10.5
Number of valves per cylinder 4
Fuel System Multi-point injection
Valvetrain DOHC

Space, Volume and weights

Kerb Weight 1475 kg 3251.82 lbs.
Max. weight 1985 kg 4376.18 lbs.
Trunk (boot) space - minimum 460 l 16.24 cu. ft.
Fuel tank volume 70 l 18.49 US gal | 15.4 UK gal

Dimensions

Length 4775 mm 187.99 in.
Width 1800 mm 70.87 in.
Height 1435 mm 56.5 in.
Wheelbase 2830 mm 111.42 in.
Front track 1516 mm 59.69 in.
Rear (Back) track 1530 mm 60.24 in.

Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs

Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (automatic transmission) 5
Front suspension Wishbone
Rear suspension Several levers and rods
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear brakesDisc
ABS yes
Steering type Steering rack
Power steering Hydraulic Steering
Tires size 205/65 VR15
Wheel rims size R15
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