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BMW 5 Series E39 525tds Touring (03/1997 – 04/2000)

Equipped with straight 6 diesel engine with 2497 ccm capacity it produces 143 Hp and 105 kW power at 4600 rpm and 280 Nm torque at 2200 rpm with top claim speed 210 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 10,7 s

BMW 525tds Touring (03/1997 – 04/2000)

Body Style:

Estate (Wagon), 5 doors, 5 seats


Diesel, Straight 6, 2497 ccm


143 Hp @ 4600 rpm / 105 kW @ 4600 rpm


280 Nm @ 2200 rpm


10,7 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 210 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

Urban: 11,7 l/100km
Highway: 6,3 l/100km
Mixed: 8,3 l/100km

Base Price:

34154 Euro

This BMW 5 Series E39 525tds Touring model was produced in the period between 03/1997 and 04/2000 model years. Also, this BMW is 5 seats 5 doors upper middle class (e-class) estate (wagon).

General info

Brand BMW
Model series 5 Series (E39) Touring (03/97 – 09/00)
Model 525tds Touring 
Internal code E39
Model start 03/1997
Model end 04/2000
Model series start 03/1997
Model series end 09/2000
Body type Estate (Wagon)
Vehicle class Upper Middle Class (E-Class)
Number of doors 5
Number of seats 5

Performance and Emissions

Equipped with straight 6 diesel engine with 2497 ccm capacity it produces 143 Hp and 105 kW power at 4600 rpm and 280 Nm torque at 2200 rpm with top claim speed 210 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 10,7 s

Power 105 kW / 143 hp @ 4600 rpm
Torque 280 Nm @ 2200 rpm
Acceleration 10,7 s
Top speed 210 km/h
Fuel consumption city 11,7 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway 6,3 l/100km
Fuel consumption mixed 8,3 l/100km
CO2 emissions
Emissions category Euro 2 (bis 2500kg)*
Fuel tank size 70 l

Official fuel consumption is 11,7 l/100km in the city, 6,3 l/100km on the highway and 8,3 l/100km in the mixed circle. Emission category is Euro 2 (bis 2500kg)* with carbon dioxide emissions on the Diesel fuel type

Dimensions & Weights

Wheelbase 2830 mm
Length 4805 mm
Width 1800 mm
Height 1445 mm
Turning circle 11,3 m
Luggage volume 410 l
Curb weight 1695 kg
Gross weight 2205 kg
Payload 510 kg
Towing capacity braked 12% 1900 kg
Towing capacity unbracked 750 kg
Vertical load 90 kg
Roof load 100 kg


Engine type Diesel
Fuel type Diesel
Injection type Indirect injection
Fuel system
Aspiration Turbo
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2497 ccm
Valve gear
Valves total valves total, 2 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 205/65r15v front and rear.

Front suspension Schraube
Rear suspension Schraube
Front brakes Scheibe
Rear brake Scheibe
Tire size front 205/65R15V
Tire size rear
Tire pressure monitoring system
Tire pressure control designation
Runflat designation

Safety equipment

Airbag driver Standard
Airbag passenger Standard
Front side airbag Standard
Front side airbag designation
Rear side airbag 337 Euro
Rear side airbag designation
Front head airbag Standard
Front head airbag designation Head airbag separated
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 designation
Child seat integrated 256 Euro
ABS Standard
Brake assist
Brake assist designation
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
Driving dynamics control
Vehicle Dynamics Control – Trailer
Charging status check
Brake light dynamic
Brake light dynamic designation
Active steering
Fog lights 202 Euro
Variable light distribution
Xenon headlights 506 Euro
LED headlights
Laser headlights
Light sensor
Rain sensor Package
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 34154 Euro
Air conditioner Standard
Central locking system Standard
Window lifter electr. Front Standard
Window lifter electr. Rear Standard
Parking aid 358 Euro
Parking aid designation Rear
Parking assistant
Trailer assist
Hill start assist
Radio Standard
Radio designation Reverse RDS
Navigation designation
Emergency function
Alloy wheels 588 Euro
Leather interior 2153 Euro
Metallic paint 716 Euro

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