BMW 520d Launch In India Soon – Detailed Specifications Features & Price


Sedans have always been a preference for most of the upper middle class families as they are spacious enough to accommodate a normal family of 5 persons and have their very own distinctive road presence. It is not that sedans are always too expensive. A lot of sedans existing in the Indian market are cheap and can fit anybody’s pocket extremely well.

Apart from upcoming and existing sedans like Fiat Linea, Volkswagen Vento , Maruti Suzuki Kizashi, Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Passat etc which are affordable and are a good value for money, there are a few brands like Mercedes-Benz, Audi and BMW whose cars are a bit too expensive.


Inspite of being expensive these cars offer a lot more than what you can expect from an ordinary family sedan and once its in your garage, visitors wont take their eyes of them. BMW presently sells two cars under its BMW 5 Series, 525d and 530d which cost a buyer somewhere around Rs 40 lakh or even more, but now it is considering of bringing in BMW 520d which is said to be the cheapest of them all.

Being cheap doesn’t mean it will come at the cost of a Linea of Vento and will lack the numerous feature, but it is way less expensive than its siblings and yet delivers a handful.

Specifications Of BMW 520d

Body Type Sedan
Classification Medium Car
Configuration Front-Engined
Cylinders 4 In-Line
Capacity 1995cc
Bore – Stroke 84mm x 90mm
Compression Ratio 1:16
Cooling Liquid-Cooled
Fuel System Diesel
Induction System Turbo
Max Power 185BHP @ 4000rpm
Max Torque 350Nm @ 1750rpm
0-100km 8.4 seconds (claimed)
Kerb weight 1520kg
Economy 5.6 l/100km (claimed)
CO2 Emissions 149g/km
Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
Drive Type Rear-Wheel-Drive
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 litres
Suspension Front MacPherson strut with coil springs, stabiliser bar
Suspension Rear Multi-link independent suspension coil springs and stabiliser bar
Brakes Ventilated discs, sliding calipers
Wheels 16-inch alloy, steel space saver spare
Tyres 225/55R16 Pirelli P7
Wheelbase 2888mm
Track Front 1558mm
Track Rear 1551mm
Seating Seats 5
Luggage Space 520 litres

Features Of BMW 520d

Cupholders 4
Towing Capacity braked 1800kg
Towing Capacity Un-Braked 750kg
Active safety features ABS, EBD, brake assist, stability control, traction control
Passive Safety Features Dual front airbags, side airbags for front and rear, full-length curtain airbags, three-point seatbelts on all seats, pretensioners on front seatbelts,
Euro NCAP Rating 4 star
Options Fitted To Test Vehicle Professional Package
Interior Trim Type Leather
Audio System 6-disc CD audio system with MP3 compatibility and auxiliary USB input
Navigation System Yes
Headlight Type Halogen, Xenon optional
Cruise Control Type Manual Cruise Control

Price Of BMW 520d In India

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