BMW 5 Series Touring 540i
Model Year 2000 (BMW E39 restyle), E - Segment (Luxury car)

drivers'

3.0

rating

wagon
wagon
x 5
x 5
Rear
Rear
4.4 V8 32v
Nat. Asp.
Nat. Asp.
Petrol
Petrol

Basic info on BMW 5 Series Touring 540i

The German car was first shown in year 2000 and powered by a 8 - cylinder nat. asp. petrol unit, produced by BMW. The engine offers a displacement of 4.4 litre matched to a rear wheel drive system and a automatic gearbox with 5 gears. Vehicle in question is a luxury car with the top speed of 250km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 6.7s and consuming around 12.8 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
displacement:
4398
cc
configuration:
8 - V config
 
valves:
32, 4 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Nat. Asp.
 
fuel type:
Petrol
 
power:
286
hp
torque:
440
Nm
Vehicle information - BMW 5 Series
~70% score
produced:
2000. - 2003.
 
body style:
wagon
5 door
length:
4805
mm
width:
1800
mm
height:
1445
mm
boot:
410 - 1525
l
fuel tank:
70
l

Marketing

Performance

Automatic gearbox performance

emission

G

category

automatic

5 gears

average

12.8

l/100km

weight:
1770
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
6.7
s
top speed:
250
km/h
cons. (urban):
18.9
l/100km
cons. (highway):
9.2
l/100km
cons. (average):
12.8
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
307
g/km

Pros & Cons compared to direct rivals

safety
comfort
practicality
performance
economy
boot space
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Safety results for BMW 5 Series

EuroNCAP: ~70% occupant safety

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