Now Reading
BMW 5 Series E60 525i Automatic (04/2005 – 03/2007)

This BMW 5 Series E60 525i Automatic model was produced in the period between 04/2005 and 03/2007 model years. Also, this BMW is 5 seats 4 doors upper middle class (e-class) sedan (saloon).

BMW 525i Automatic (04/2005 – 03/2007)

Body Style:

Sedan (Saloon), 4 doors, 5 seats


Petrol (Gasoline), Straight 6, 2497 ccm


218 Hp @ 6500 rpm / 160 kW @ 6500 rpm


250 Nm @ 2750 rpm


7,9 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 242 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

Urban: 13,5 l/100km
Highway: 7,0 l/100km
Mixed: 9,4 l/100km

Base Price:

42778 Euro

Equipped with straight 6 petrol (gasoline) engine with 2497 ccm capacity it produces 218 Hp and 160 kW power at 6500 rpm and 250 Nm torque at 2750 rpm with top claim speed 242 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 7,9 s

General info

Brand BMW
Model series 5 Series (E60) Limousine (07/03 – 03/07)
Model 525i Automatic
Internal code E60
Model start 04/2005
Model end 03/2007
Model series start 07/2003
Model series end 03/2007
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 petrol (gasoline) engine with 2497 ccm capacity it produces 218 Hp and 160 kW power at 6500 rpm and 250 Nm torque at 2750 rpm with top claim speed 242 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 7,9 s

Power 160 kW / 218 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque 250 Nm @ 2750 rpm
Acceleration 7,9 s
Top speed 242 km/h
Fuel consumption city 13,5 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway 7,0 l/100km
Fuel consumption mixed 9,4 l/100km
CO2 emissions
Emissions category Euro 4
Fuel tank size 70 l

Official fuel consumption is 13,5 l/100km in the city, 7,0 l/100km on the highway and 9,4 l/100km in the mixed circle. Emission category is Euro 4 with carbon dioxide emissions on the Super fuel type

Dimensions & Weights

Wheelbase 2888 mm
Length 4841 mm
Width 1846 mm
Height 1468 mm
Turning circle 11,4 m
Luggage volume 520 l
Curb weight 1570 kg
Gross weight 2055 kg
Payload 485 kg
Towing capacity braked 12% 2000 kg
Towing capacity unbracked 750 kg
Vertical load 90 kg
Roof load 100 kg


Engine type Petrol (Gasoline)
Fuel type Super
Injection type Indirect injection
Fuel system
Aspiration Naturally aspirated
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2497 ccm
Valve gear
Valves total valves total, 4 per cylinder


Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Gearbox type Automatic transmission, 6 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 225/55r16w front and rear.

Front suspension Schraube
Rear suspension Schraube
Front brakes Scheibe
Rear brake Scheibe
Tire size front 225/55R16W
Tire size rear
Tire pressure monitoring system Standard
Tire pressure control designation Direct measurement (Sensor)
Runflat Additional price
Runflat designation Runflat System Component (BMW)

Safety equipment

Airbag driver Standard
Airbag passenger Standard
Front side airbag Standard
Front side airbag designation
Rear side airbag 328 Euro
Rear side airbag designation
Front head airbag Standard
Front head airbag designation Windowbag
Rear head airbag Standard
Rear head airbag designation Windowbag
Airbag Other
Airbag Other designation
Airbag deactivation Package
Airbag deactivation designation Key switch
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 Package
Isofix Standard
Isofix designation Only back
Child seat integrated
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 Dynamic Traction Control
Electronic stability program Standard
Driving dynamics control Dynamic Stability Control
Vehicle Dynamics Control – Trailer Package
Charging status check
Brake light dynamic Standard
Brake light dynamic designation Illuminated area enlargement (Bremslicht)
Active steering 1200 Euro
Fog lights Standard
Headlights 441 Euro
Variable light distribution
Xenon headlights 1036 Euro
LED headlights
Laser headlights
Light sensor Standard
Rain sensor Standard
Auto distance control 1539 Euro
Automatic distance control designation Only automatic cruise control
Traffic jam assistant
Night view assist 1950 Euro
Pedestrian detection Package
Drowsiness detection
Lane departure
Lane change assistant
Emergency assistant
Intersection assistant
Intersection assistant
Pedestrian protection system
Traffic sign recognition
Head-up display (HUD) 1300 Euro
Speed ​​limiter
High-beam assistant 130 Euro


Warranty (vehicle) No
Paint warranty 3 Years
Rust warranty 12 Years
Additional warranty Mobilitätsgarantie: unbegrenzt und europaweit für Ersthalter bei Einhaltung aller Inspektionen; ab 01/06: 5 Jahre europaweit für alle Erst- und Folgehalter ab Erstzulassung

Prices and additional equipment

Base price 42778 Euro
Air conditioner Standard
Central locking system Standard
Window lifter electr. Front Standard
Window lifter electr. Rear Standard
Parking aid 800 Euro
Parking aid designation Front and rear
Parking assistant
Trailer assist
Hill start assist
Radio Standard
Radio designation Business CD
Navigation 1847 Euro
Navigation designation Color display
Emergency function Package
Alloy wheels Standard
Leather interior 2210 Euro
Metallic paint 923 Euro

Rate this car
User Rating
Rate Here
Community Rating

Don't forget to rate this car!

Overall community rating
You have rated this
What's your reaction?
Love it
Hated It
About The Author
BMW Guide
Leave a response

Leave a Response