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On this page, select the BMW 5-Series Touring trim that you're looking for below. Each trim has multiple variations and with this info, you can find the full details about the BMW 5-Series Touring.

Standard Trim specs

Engine Power
(bhp)
0-60 mph
(secs)
Miles Per Pound*
What is MPP?
MPG
Close(x)
The test system that gave the mpg figures shown was phased out from 2017. These figures are less likely to be achievable in real world driving than figures obtained under the newer test (called WLTP). You should only ever compare these older figures to other pre-WLTP figures.
MPG
Close(x)
The test system that gave the mpg figures shown (called WLTP) was introduced in 2017, and generally gives a more realistic indication of a car's mpg then the previous test, which tended to overstate mpg. You should only ever compare these figures to other WLTP figures.
Insurance
Group
Road Tax
(per annum)
Length
(mm)
Full
specs
520i Petrol 150 - 170 9.2 - 11.5 N/A 26 - 29 N/A 29 - 31 £270 - £330 4,805
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Full
specs
523i Petrol 170 8.6 - 9.7 N/A 26 - 28 N/A 31 £270 4,805
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Full
specs
525 TDS Diesel 143 10.4 - 11.0 N/A 32 - 35 N/A 29 £270 4,805
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Full
specs
525d Diesel 163 9.1 - 9.3 N/A 34 - 40 N/A 31 £270 - £330 4,805
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Full
specs
525i Petrol 192 8.2 - 9.0 N/A 26 - 28 N/A 33 £270 - £330 4,805
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Full
specs
540i Petrol 286 6.1 - 6.5 N/A 22 N/A 36 £270 - £330 4,805

SE specs

Engine Power
(bhp)
0-60 mph
(secs)
Miles Per Pound*
What is MPP?
MPG
Close(x)
The test system that gave the mpg figures shown was phased out from 2017. These figures are less likely to be achievable in real world driving than figures obtained under the newer test (called WLTP). You should only ever compare these older figures to other pre-WLTP figures.
MPG
Close(x)
The test system that gave the mpg figures shown (called WLTP) was introduced in 2017, and generally gives a more realistic indication of a car's mpg then the previous test, which tended to overstate mpg. You should only ever compare these figures to other WLTP figures.
Insurance
Group
Road Tax
(per annum)
Length
(mm)
Full
specs
520i Petrol 150 - 170 9.2 - 11.5 N/A 26 - 29 N/A 29 - 31 £270 - £330 4,724 - 4,805
Full
specs
523i Petrol 170 8.6 - 9.7 N/A 26 - 28 N/A 31 £270 4,805
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Full
specs
525 TDS Diesel 143 10.4 - 11.0 N/A 32 - 35 N/A 29 £270 4,805
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Full
specs
525d Diesel 163 9.1 - 9.3 N/A 34 - 40 N/A 31 £270 - £330 4,805
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Full
specs
525i Petrol 192 8.2 - 9.0 N/A 26 - 28 N/A 33 £270 - £330 4,805
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Full
specs
528i Petrol 193 7.6 - 8.8 N/A 26 - 28 N/A 33 £270 4,805
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Full
specs
530d Diesel 184 - 193 7.8 - 8.6 N/A 33 - 38 N/A 33 £270 - £330 4,805
Full
specs
530i Petrol 231 7.3 - 7.6 N/A 25 - 28 N/A 34 £270 - £330 4,805
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Sport specs

Engine Power
(bhp)
0-60 mph
(secs)
Miles Per Pound*
What is MPP?
MPG
Close(x)
The test system that gave the mpg figures shown was phased out from 2017. These figures are less likely to be achievable in real world driving than figures obtained under the newer test (called WLTP). You should only ever compare these older figures to other pre-WLTP figures.
MPG
Close(x)
The test system that gave the mpg figures shown (called WLTP) was introduced in 2017, and generally gives a more realistic indication of a car's mpg then the previous test, which tended to overstate mpg. You should only ever compare these figures to other WLTP figures.
Insurance
Group
Road Tax
(per annum)
Length
(mm)
Full
specs
520i Petrol 170 9.2 - 10.2 N/A 28 - 29 N/A 31 £330 4,805
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
525d Diesel 163 9.1 - 9.3 N/A 34 - 40 N/A 31 £305 - £330 4,805
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
525i Petrol 192 8.2 - 9.0 N/A 26 - 28 N/A 33 £330 4,805
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
530d Diesel 193 7.8 - 8.0 N/A 33 - 38 N/A 33 £305 - £330 4,805
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
530i Petrol 231 7.3 - 7.6 N/A 25 - 28 N/A 34 £330 4,805
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Full
specs
540i Petrol 286 6.1 - 6.5 N/A 22 N/A 38 £330 4,805
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* Low Miles Per Pound figures relate to the least economical version; high to the most economical. Based on WLTP combined fuel economy for versions of this car made since September 2017 only, and typical current fuel or electricity costs.

Equipment List

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the BMW 5-Series Touring (97-04).

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

Equipment included on some trim levels
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Central locking
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking sensors
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Service indicator
  • Side airbags
  • Sports seats
  • Steel wheels
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control

Standard Trim equipment

Standard Trim standard equipment
  • Driver`s airbag
Standard Trim optional equipment
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Central locking
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking sensors
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Service indicator
  • Side airbags
  • Sports seats
  • Steel wheels
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control

SE equipment

SE standard equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
SE optional equipment
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Central locking
  • Cruise control
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Leather seat trim
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking sensors
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Service indicator
  • Side airbags
  • Sports seats
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control

Sport equipment

Sport standard equipment
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Central locking
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Parking sensors
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Service indicator
  • Side airbags
  • Sports seats
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control
Sport optional equipment
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Electric sunroof
  • Headlight washers
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint

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