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2003 BMW 540 540iA specs & colors

$51,800
Starting MSRP
Current listing price
2003 BMW 540 540iA

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Key specs

Color options

Interior

Sand


Stone Green / Black


Gray


Black


Packages

$4,100

Starting MSRP

  • 12-way pwr front sport bucket seats w/adjustable thigh support
  • multi-function leather-wrapped sport steering wheel
  • high-gloss shadowline trim

SPORT PKG

Specifications

EPA Classification Compact
Front Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) N/A
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 324 @ 3600
Displacement 4.4L/268
Engine Type Gas V8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 5400
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 24 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 18 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Cruising Range - City 333.00 mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 444.00 mi
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.81
Trans Type 5
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.51
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.10
Suspension Type - Rear 4-link Integral
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower Arms
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Not Available
Suspension Type - Front Double-Pivot
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness N/A in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness N/A in
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 18.5 gal
Steering Type Speed-sensitive pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall N/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 37.4 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Base Curb Weight 3803 lbs
Wheelbase 111.4 in
Second Shoulder Room 55.9 in
Front Leg Room 41.7 in
Second Hip Room 58.5 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 70.9 in
Min Ground Clearance N/A in
Liftover Height N/A in
Length, Overall 188.0 in
Second Leg Room 34.2 in
Track Width, Rear 60.0 in
Second Head Room 37.2 in
Height, Overall 56.5 in
Front Shoulder Room 56.8 in
Passenger Volume 93 ft³
Track Width, Front 60.0 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Trunk Volume 11 ft³
Front Hip Room 58.0 in
Front Head Room 37.4 in
Halogen free-form fog lights Standard
Front seat side-impact Head Protection System (HPS) Standard
Drop-down tool kit in trunk Standard
3-point safety belts w/front automatic height adjusters, front tensioners & force limiters Standard
4-wheel ventilated disc brakes w/Dynamic Brake Control Standard
Adaptive transmission control Standard
Glovebox w/rechargeable take-out flashlight Standard
Anti-theft AM/FM stereo w/compact disc player-inc: (10) speakers, Radio Data System (RDS), auto-store, cassette function, 4-channel FM diversity antenna Standard
Cruise control Standard
Front map/rear reading lights Standard
Remote keyless entry w/remote trunk/rear door release, panic button alarm Standard
Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) w/dual stage, dual-threshold deployment sensors Standard
Pwr windows-inc: 1-touch open/close, anti-trapping pinch protection & retained accessory pwr Standard
Crash sensor (automatically turns on hazard/interior lights & unlocks doors) Standard
Multi-function steering wheel w/audio/cruise/air recirculation controls & pwr tilt telescoping w/auto-tilt-up Standard
Pre-wiring for CD changer/cellular phone Standard
4.4L (268) DOHC 32-valve V8 engine w/variable valve timing Standard
Automatic locking safety belt device for child seat w/tether anchor restraint Standard
Rain sensing windshield wipers Optional
Coded driveaway protection (prevents engine from starting without proper key) Standard
Fully carpeted trunk w/luggage straps Standard
Direct ignition system Standard
All-season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) Standard
Xenon headlights w/automatic headlight control Optional
White indicator lenses Standard
City 18/hwy 24 (4.4L engine/5-speed auto trans) Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors Standard
Automatic fuel cut-off (triggered by airbag deployment) Standard
Dual body-color pwr heated mirrors w/reverse gear activated passenger mirror auto-tilt-down Standard
Twin-tube gas pressure shock absorbers Standard
16" x 7.0" radial-spoke alloy wheels Optional
Service interval indicator w/miles-to-service readout Standard
Front dual zone automatic climate control w/micro-filter-inc: automatic recirculation, residual/rest heat features & max A/C button Standard
Engine-speed-sensitive pwr steering Standard
10-way pwr front bucket seats w/pwr headrests Optional
Heated driver door lock cylinder Standard
4-link integral rear suspension Standard
Exterior temp display w/audio freeze warning Standard
Auto-dimming rearview mirror Optional
Rear head airbags Standard
All-season traction control w/Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) Standard
Front/rear door storage compartments Standard
Child safety rear door locks Standard
Side-impact interlocking door anchoring system Standard
Central locking system w/center console button & double-lock anti-theft system (leaves gas filler door unlocked) Standard
Front/rear stabilizer bars Standard
Burr walnut wood trim Optional
Battery safety terminal Standard
LEV certified (4.4L engine/5-speed auto trans) Standard
4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) Standard
Rear wheel drive Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
3-memory settings for driver seat position, safety belt height, steering wheel & exterior mirrors Standard
Leather-wrapped hand brake boot/grip & shift boot Standard
P225/55R16 all-season SBR tires Standard
Double-pivot strut-type front suspension w/coil springs, aluminum lower arms Standard
Pwr tilt/slide moonroof w/1-touch open/close, sliding sunshade Standard
Front door-mounted side-impact airbags Standard
Multi information display-inc: audio/accessory phone controls, upgraded on- board computer & Check Control vehicle monitoring system Optional
Courtesy lights w/theater-dimming feature Standard
Vehicle & key memory Standard
5-speed automatic transmission w/OD Standard
Montana leather upholstery/door trim Optional
Rear window defroster Standard
Dual front cup holders & coin holders Standard
Instrumentation-inc: elect analog speedometer, tachometer, digital main & trip odometer Standard
Universal garage door opener Optional
4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) Standard
Digital Motor Electronics System (DME) Standard
Variable intermittent wipers-inc: vehicle-speed sensitive wiping interval, single-wipe control, heated washer jets Standard
Full-size spare tire w/alloy wheel Standard

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