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2003 BMW 5-Series Comparisons

525i Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $37,600.00 $38,725.00 $35,850.00
Destination $695.00 $575.00 $660.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.5L I6 3.0L I6 3.0L V6
Horsepower 184 @ 6000 RPM 220 @ 5800 RPM 220 @ 6300 RPM
Torque 175 @ 3500 RPM 220 @ 3800 RPM 221 @ 3200 RPM
Valves 4 4 5
Displacement (cc) 2494 2997 2976
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.3 X 3.0 3.4 X 3.4 3.2 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.5:1 10.1:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 20 18 20
Highway (mpg) 29 25 27

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3450.2 3648.7 3516.4
Wheelbase (in.) 111.4 110.2 108.6
Length (in.) 188.0 189.2 192.0
Width (in.) 70.9 70.9 71.3
Height (in.) 56.5 56.7 57.2
Track Front (in.) 59.5 60.4 60.6
Track Rear (in.) 60.1 59.4 61.8
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 37.4 37.6 39.3
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.2 36.4 37.9
Front Legroom (in.) 41.7 44.5 41.3
Rear Legroom (in.) 34.2 34.3 37.3
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 56.8 57.7 56.2
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 55.9 56.6 55.7
Front Hip Room (in.) 58.0 55.0 N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) 58.5 56.1 N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 92.5 100.0 98.3

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut wishbone multi-link
Rear Suspension multi-link wishbone torsion
Tires 225/55R16 225/55R16 205/55R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A Yes Yes
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A Yes Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof Std. Std. N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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