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BMW 525 tds {E39}


type 4/5S SAL
doors 4

Engine information

Bore × stroke 80.00 mm × 83.00 mm 3.15 in × 3.27 in
Cylinders S-6
Displace 2.5 litre 2498 cc (152.437 cu in)
Engine type SOHC
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 12 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 22.00:1
Fuel system Bosch DDE diesel inj.
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph 10.10 s
0-100 mph 29.00 s
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed 211 km/h (131 mph)
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 91.49 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 1403.5 kPa (203.6 psi)
Specific torque 111.69 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings 7
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 0.96
Unitary capacity 416.33 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor type
Catalytic converter Y

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2830 mm
wheelbase 111.4 in
Length (milimeters) 4775 mm
Length (inches) 188 in
Width (milimeters) 1800 mm
Width (inches) 70.9 in
Height (milimeters) 1435 mm
Height (inches) 56.5 in
L:W ratio 1.69
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms) 1563 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 3446 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 70 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 15.4 UK Ga
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 18.5 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Steering recirculating ball PAS
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 5M
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio

General information

RAC rating 23.8
Number made
Model code
Model family E39
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1996 BMW 525 tds {E39} PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1996

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