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Here's how the 2003 BMW 530 and the 2001 BMW 540 measure up.
530iA 4dr Sdn 5-Spd Auto
$41,100
Starting MSRP
540iA 4dr Sdn Auto
$51,100
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

225.0-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

282.0-hp, 4.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
188.3" length, 56.6" height 188.3" length, 55.6" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Sand

Stone Green / Black

Gray

Black

Sand

Stone Green / Black

Gray

Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

5-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

5-Speed A/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact - -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Alloy - -
Front Wheel Material
Alloy - -
Front Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in - -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy - -
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in - -
Spare Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in - -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A - -

Engine

Displacement
3.0L/183 - -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
214 @ 3500 - -
Engine Type
Gas 6-Cyl - -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
225 @ 5900 - -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 MPG - -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 MPG - -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A - -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A - -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A - -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A - -
Cruising Range - Hwy
499.50 mi - -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A - -
Cruising Range - City
351.50 mi - -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
4-link Integral - -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Pivot - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower Arms - -

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted - -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes - -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel - -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A - -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A - -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes - -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A - -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A - -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.1 ft - -
Steering Type
Speed-sensitive pwr - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A - -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A - -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P225/55R16 - -
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR16 - -
Spare Tire Size
P255/55HR16 - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3549 lbs - -

Dimensions

Track Width, Front
60.0 in - -
Trunk Volume
11 ft³ - -
Front Leg Room
41.7 in - -
Second Head Room
37.2 in - -
Front Shoulder Room
56.8 in - -
Liftover Height
N/A - -
Second Hip Room
58.5 in - -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A - -
Front Hip Room
58.0 in - -
Track Width, Rear
60.0 in - -
Height, Overall
56.5 in - -
Front Head Room
37.4 in - -
Passenger Volume
93 ft³ - -
Length, Overall
188.0 in - -
Second Shoulder Room
55.9 in - -
Second Leg Room
34.2 in - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.9 in - -
Wheelbase
111.4 in - -
Passenger Capacity
5 - -

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