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BMW 5 Series E39 525d Edition Lifestyle (09/2001 – 07/2003)

Equipped with straight 6 diesel engine with 2497 ccm capacity it produces 163 Hp and 120 kW power at 4000 rpm and 350 Nm torque at 2000 rpm with top claim speed 219 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 8,9 s

BMW 525d Edition Lifestyle (09/2001 – 07/2003)

Body Style:

Sedan (Saloon), 4 doors, 5 seats


Diesel, Straight 6, 2497 ccm


163 Hp @ 4000 rpm / 120 kW @ 4000 rpm


350 Nm @ 2000 rpm


8,9 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 219 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

Urban: 9,2 l/100km
Highway: 5,3 l/100km
Mixed: 6,7 l/100km

Base Price:

38670 Euro

This BMW 5 Series E39 525d Edition Lifestyle model was produced in the period between 09/2001 and 07/2003 model years. Also, this BMW is 5 seats 4 doors upper middle class (e-class) sedan (saloon).

General info

Brand BMW
Model series 5 Series (E39) Limousine (09/00 – 07/03)
Model 525d Edition Lifestyle
Internal code E39
Model start 09/2001
Model end 07/2003
Model series start 09/2000
Model series end 07/2003
Body type Sedan (Saloon)
Vehicle class Upper Middle Class (E-Class)
Number of doors 4
Number of seats 5

Performance and Emissions

Equipped with straight 6 diesel engine with 2497 ccm capacity it produces 163 Hp and 120 kW power at 4000 rpm and 350 Nm torque at 2000 rpm with top claim speed 219 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 8,9 s

Power 120 kW / 163 hp @ 4000 rpm
Torque 350 Nm @ 2000 rpm
Acceleration 8,9 s
Top speed 219 km/h
Fuel consumption city 9,2 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway 5,3 l/100km
Fuel consumption mixed 6,7 l/100km
CO2 emissions
Emissions category Euro 3
Fuel tank size 70 l

Official fuel consumption is 9,2 l/100km in the city, 5,3 l/100km on the highway and 6,7 l/100km in the mixed circle. Emission category is Euro 3 with carbon dioxide emissions on the Diesel fuel type

Dimensions & Weights

Wheelbase 2830 mm
Length 4775 mm
Width 1800 mm
Height 1435 mm
Turning circle 11,3 m
Luggage volume 460 l
Curb weight 1670 kg
Gross weight 2135 kg
Payload 465 kg
Towing capacity braked 12% 1800 kg
Towing capacity unbracked 750 kg
Vertical load 90 kg
Roof load 100 kg


Engine type Diesel
Fuel type Diesel
Injection type Direct injection
Fuel system
Aspiration Turbo
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2497 ccm
Valve gear
Valves total valves total, 4 per cylinder


Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Gearbox type Manual transmission, 5 speed
Start / stop system
Shift indicator

Suspension, brakes and tyres

For the better road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort in the chassis construction it has schraube front suspension and schraube rear suspension with scheibe brakes on the front axle and scheibe on the rear. Stock tire sizes are 235/45r17 front and rear.

Front suspension Schraube
Rear suspension Schraube
Front brakes Scheibe
Rear brake Scheibe
Tire size front 235/45R17
Tire size rear
Tire pressure monitoring system 420 Euro
Tire pressure control designation Direct measurement (Sensor)
Runflat designation

Safety equipment

Airbag driver Standard
Airbag passenger Standard
Front side airbag Standard
Front side airbag designation
Rear side airbag 500 Euro
Rear side airbag designation
Front head airbag Standard
Front head airbag designation Windowbag
Rear head airbag
Rear head airbag designation
Airbag Other
Airbag Other designation
Airbag deactivation
Airbag deactivation designation
Pre-crash system
Pre-Crash system designation
3-point belt rear center Standard
3-point belt rear center – designation 3-Point harness
Rear headrests Standard
Rear head restraints Standard
Active headrests
Isofix Standard
Isofix designation
Child seat integrated 280 Euro
ABS Standard
Brake assist Standard
Brake assist designation Dynamic Brake Control
City emergency brake assist
Emergency brake Assist
Collision warning
Cornering brake control
Traction control Standard
Drive slip regulation ASC+T (Automatic stability control with traction control)
Electronic stability program Standard
Driving dynamics control Dynamic Stability Control
Vehicle Dynamics Control – Trailer
Charging status check
Brake light dynamic
Brake light dynamic designation
Active steering
Fog lights Standard
Variable light distribution
Xenon headlights 860 Euro
LED headlights
Laser headlights
Light sensor Package
Rain sensor 110 Euro
Auto distance control
Automatic distance control designation
Traffic jam assistant
Night view assist
Pedestrian detection
Drowsiness detection
Lane departure
Lane change assistant
Emergency assistant
Intersection assistant
Intersection assistant
Pedestrian protection system
Traffic sign recognition
Head-up display (HUD)
Speed ​​limiter
High-beam assistant


Warranty (vehicle) No
Paint warranty No
Rust warranty 6 Years
Additional warranty

Prices and additional equipment

Base price 38670 Euro
Air conditioner Standard
Central locking system Standard
Window lifter electr. Front Standard
Window lifter electr. Rear Standard
Parking aid 750 Euro
Parking aid designation Front and rear
Parking assistant
Trailer assist
Hill start assist
Radio Standard
Radio designation Reverse
Navigation 3230 Euro
Navigation designation Color display
Emergency function Package
Alloy wheels Standard
Leather interior 1300 Euro
Metallic paint Standard

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