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BMW 530d xDrive (2015)

by Adrian
BMW 530d xDrive (source - ThrottleChannel.com)

BMW 5 Series is one of the most important cars of BMW’s lineup and here we have a very popular turbo diesel engine mated with an 8-speed automatic transmission, sourced from ZF, and xDrive (all wheel drive). The BMW 530d featured here has a very low mileage (a little over 3,000 km) and it is the facelifted version of the sixth generation of BMW 5 Series that is being produced since 2010 (with facelift starting 2014). BMW 5 Series competes on the market against models like Audi A6 and Mercedes-Benz E Class.


Make: BMW

Model: BMW 5 Series / BMW 5 Series Sedan / BMW 530d xDrive

Production: 2010- (with facelift starting 2014)

Body type: sedan, 4 doors, 5 seats

VIN: WBA5D31000GV80672

Price without VAT: 67,900 Euro

Engine: 3.0-litre (2,993 cc) longitudinal 6-cylinder turbocharged engine, with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology (turbocharger with variable geometry, common rail direct injection with piezo injectors, max. injection pressure 1,800 bar). The engine features Start/Stop technology, Brake Energy Regeneration. The maximum output is 190 kW / 258 PS/hp at 4,000 rpm and peak torque is 540 Nm (approx. 398 lb-ft), available between 1,500 and 3,000 rpm.

Gearbox: 8-speed automatic with Steptronic

Tyres: Michelin Primacy HP 245/40 R19 94Y (front) and 275/35 R19 96Y (rear)

Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 5.7 seconds

Top speed: 250 km/h

Declared average fuel consumption: 5.8 liters of diesel per 100 km

Emissions: EU6, 152 CO2/km

Fuel tank (l): 70

Dimensions (mm): L 4,907 / w 1,860 / h 1,464

Luggage compartment capacity (l): 520

Wheelbase (mm): 2,968

Weight (DIN/EU): 1,810 kg/1,885 kg

Cd: 0.26

Front suspension: Double track control arm with separate lower track arm level, aluminium, small steering roll radius, anti-dive.

Rear suspension: Integral-V multi-arm axle, aluminium, anti-squat and anti-dive, double acoustic separation.

Main standard equipment

Sport Automatic Transmission with Steptronic; frontal airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, curtain airbags for front and rear seats; three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats with belt latch tensioner and belt force limiter at the front; Tyre Defect Indicator. Als0 DSC, including ABS and DTC (Dynamic Traction Control), CBC (Cornering Brake Control), DBC (Dynamic Brake Control), Dry Braking function, Fading Compensation, Start-Off Assistant; driving experience switch; headlight washer system; automatic air conditioning; brake energy regeneration; LED fog lights.

Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)

Callisto Grey Metallic Paint (831); exclusive leather Nappa Mocha with exclusive stitching (594); Sport automatic transmission (191); Soft Close for doors (544); automatic operation of luggage compartment (475); Adaptive Drive (3,106); Business Package (2,980) consisting Professional Infotainment System with Navigation, convenience telephony with extended smartphone connectivity and multifunctional instrument display; Backup Camera (382); Innovation Package (2,242) consisting Head-Up Display and Speed Limit Info; Driving Assistant Plus (373); HiFi loudspeaker system (501); BMW Apps (127); Comfort front seats (1,919); ambient interior lighting (178); Advantage Package (1,181) consisting interior rear-view mirror with anti-dazzle function, skibag, through loading system, heated front seats, front and rear Park Distance Control (PDC); Sight (475) with adaptive headlights and high-beam assistant; 19-inch light alloy wheels (1,061).


+ very comfortable
+ very good dynamics
+ silent suspension
+ good torsional rigidity and no torsion noise
+ very good (engine and transmission) performance
+ nice multifunction instrument cluster
+ good fuel economy

– little noisy suspension with the optional 19-inch alloy-wheels

Driven by Adrian M. for 259 km, 10.4 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 3,162 km total mileage of the car.

Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni

BMW 530d xDrive photos

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