BMW 5 Series 523i
Model Year 2003 (BMW E60), E - Segment (Luxury car)

drivers'

3.0

rating

sedan
sedan
x 4
x 4
Rear
Rear
2.5 L6 24v
Nat. Asp.
Nat. Asp.
Petrol
Petrol

Basic info on BMW 5 Series 523i

The German car was first shown in year 2003 and powered by a 6 - cylinder nat. asp. petrol unit, produced by BMW. The engine offers a displacement of 2.5 litre matched to a rear wheel drive system and a manual gearbox with 6 or a automatic gearbox with 5 gears. Vehicle in question is a luxury car with the top speed of 230km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 9.0s and consuming around 9.0 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
displacement:
2497
cc
configuration:
6 - Inline
 
valves:
24, 4 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Nat. Asp.
 
fuel type:
Petrol
 
power:
174
hp
torque:
230
Nm
Vehicle information - BMW 5 Series
~70% score
produced:
2003. - 2007.
 
body style:
sedan
4 door
length:
4841
mm
width:
1846
mm
height:
1468
mm
boot:
520
l
fuel tank:
70
l

Marketing

Performance

Manual gearbox performance

emission

F

category

manual gearbox

6 gears

average

9.0

l/100km

weight:
1460
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
9.0
s
top speed:
230
km/h
cons. (urban):
13.0
l/100km
cons. (highway):
6.8
l/100km
cons. (average):
9.0
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
219
g/km
Automatic gearbox performance

emission

F

category

automatic

5 gears

average

9.8

l/100km

weight:
1470
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
9.9
s
top speed:
226
km/h
cons. (urban):
13.9
l/100km
cons. (highway):
7.5
l/100km
cons. (average):
9.8
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
237
g/km

Pros & Cons compared to direct rivals

safety
comfort
practicality
performance
economy
boot space

Safety results for BMW 5 Series

EuroNCAP: ~70% occupant safety

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