Gas Tank Capacity of BMW 5 Series in Easy-to-Access Graphs

Average capacity for all generations



Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

    • Average capacity for generation: 65 L (14.3 gal)
    • Approximate driving range (full tank): 1220 km (758 miles)
    • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.6%
    • Fuel supply to each passanger: 13 L per 1 person
    • Weight of fuel (full tank): 105 kg
    • City fuel consupmtion: 7.3 L/100 km (32 mpg)
    • Emissions in city traffic: 133—146 g/km of CO2 (83—91 g/mile)
    • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 452 L
    • Top speed to fuel supply: 4 km/h to 1 L (2.5 mph to 1 L)
    • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 2017

  • 530i — 34x difference
  • 540i — 22.7x difference
  • 520d — 33x difference
  • 530d — 22x difference
  • M550i — 15.5x difference
  • 520i — 34x difference
  • 525d — 33x difference
  • 530e — 23x difference
  • 540d — 22x difference
  • M550d — 22x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 530i — 7.9% bigger
  • 540i — 7.9% bigger
  • 520d — 4.8% bigger
  • 530d — 4.8% bigger
  • M550i — 7.9% bigger
  • 520i — 7.9% bigger
  • 525d — 4.8% bigger
  • 530e — 27% smaller
  • 540d — 4.8% bigger
  • M550d — 4.8% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 530i — 3.7 hp/L
  • 540i — 5 hp/L
  • 520d — 2.9 hp/L
  • 530d — 4 hp/L
  • M550i — 7.8 hp/L
  • 520i — 2.7 hp/L
  • 525d — 3.5 hp/L
  • 530e — 4 hp/L
  • 540d — 4.8 hp/L
  • M550d — 6.1 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    530i 68 L (15 gal) 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    0.6 L Petrol (Gasoline) 7.4
    540i 68 L (15 gal) 996 km
    (619 miles)
    0.7 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.1
    520d 66 L (15 gal) 1493 km
    (928 miles)
    0.4 L Diesel 5.4
    530d 66 L (15 gal) 1234 km
    (767 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 6.5
    M550i 68 L (15 gal) 747 km
    (464 miles)
    1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.8
    520i 68 L (15 gal) 1234 km
    (767 miles)
    0.5 L Petrol (Gasoline) 6.5
    525d 66 L (15 gal) 1419 km
    (882 miles)
    0.4 L Diesel 5.7
    530e 46 L (10 gal) - 0.2 L petrol / electricity -
    540d 66 L (15 gal) 1234 km
    (767 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 6.5
    M550d 66 L (15 gal) 1051 km
    (653 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 7.7
    Vehicle 530i
    Fuel tank size 68 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.4
    Vehicle 540i
    Fuel tank size 68 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 996 km
    (619 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.1
    Vehicle 520d
    Fuel tank size 66 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1493 km
    (928 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.4 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 5.4
    Vehicle 530d
    Fuel tank size 66 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1234 km
    (767 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.5
    Vehicle M550i
    Fuel tank size 68 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 747 km
    (464 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.8
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 68 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1234 km
    (767 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.5
    Vehicle 525d
    Fuel tank size 66 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1419 km
    (882 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.4 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 5.7
    Vehicle 530e
    Fuel tank size 46 L (10 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.2 L
    Fuel type petrol / electricity
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 540d
    Fuel tank size 66 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1234 km
    (767 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.5
    Vehicle M550d
    Fuel tank size 66 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1051 km
    (653 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.7

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 67 L (14.7 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 993 km (617 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.5%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 13.4 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 105 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 6.9 L/100 km (34 mpg)
      • Emissions in city traffic: 144—158 g/km of CO2 (89—98 g/mile)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 503 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 4 km/h to 1 L (2.5 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 2017

  • 530d — 22x difference
  • 540i — 22.7x difference
  • 520d — 33x difference
  • 530i — 34x difference
  • 525d — 33x difference
  • 540d — 22x difference
  • M550d — 22x difference
  • 520i — 34x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 530d — 4.8% bigger
  • 540i — 7.9% bigger
  • 520d — 4.8% bigger
  • 530i — 7.9% bigger
  • 525d — 4.8% bigger
  • 540d — 4.8% bigger
  • M550d — 4.8% bigger
  • 520i — 7.9% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 530d — 4 hp/L
  • 540i — 5 hp/L
  • 520d — 2.9 hp/L
  • 530i — 3.7 hp/L
  • 525d — 3.5 hp/L
  • 540d — 4.8 hp/L
  • M550d — 6.1 hp/L
  • 520i — 2.7 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    530d 66 L (15 gal) 1158 km
    (720 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 6.9
    540i 68 L (15 gal) 930 km
    (578 miles)
    0.7 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.7
    520d 66 L (15 gal) 1290 km
    (802 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 6.2
    530i 68 L (15 gal) 1031 km
    (641 miles)
    0.7 L Petrol (Gasoline) 7.8
    525d 66 L (15 gal) 1319 km
    (820 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 6.1
    540d 66 L (15 gal) 1158 km
    (720 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 6.9
    M550d 66 L (15 gal) 962 km
    (598 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 8.4
    520i 68 L (15 gal) 1136 km
    (706 miles)
    0.6 L Petrol (Gasoline) 7.1
    Vehicle 530d
    Fuel tank size 66 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1158 km
    (720 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.9
    Vehicle 540i
    Fuel tank size 68 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 930 km
    (578 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.7
    Vehicle 520d
    Fuel tank size 66 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1290 km
    (802 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.2
    Vehicle 530i
    Fuel tank size 68 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1031 km
    (641 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.8
    Vehicle 525d
    Fuel tank size 66 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1319 km
    (820 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.1
    Vehicle 540d
    Fuel tank size 66 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1158 km
    (720 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.9
    Vehicle M550d
    Fuel tank size 66 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 962 km
    (598 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.4
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 68 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1136 km
    (706 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.1

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 67 L (14.7 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 875 km (544 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.5%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 13.4 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 0 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 6.1 L/100 km (39 mpg)
      • Emissions in city traffic: 149—164 g/km of CO2 (93—102 g/mile)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 308 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 4 km/h to 1 L (2.5 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 2013

  • ActiveHybrid 3.0 — 22.3x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • ActiveHybrid 3.0 — 6.3% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • ActiveHybrid 3.0 — 5.1 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    ActiveHybrid 3.0 67 L (15 gal) 861 km
    (535 miles)
    0.6 L petrol / electricity 9.3
    Vehicle ActiveHybrid 3.0
    Fuel tank size 67 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 861 km
    (535 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type petrol / electricity
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.3

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 1041 km (647 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.3%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 109.9 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 7.6 L/100 km (31 mpg)
      • Emissions in city traffic: 148—163 g/km of CO2 (92—101 g/mile)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 450 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 2013

  • 518d — 35x difference
  • 520d — 35x difference
  • 550i — 15.9x difference
  • 520i — 35x difference
  • 535i — 23.3x difference
  • 528i — 35x difference
  • 525d — 35x difference
  • 535d — 23.3x difference
  • 530d — 23.3x difference
  • M550d — 23.3x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 518d — 11.1% bigger
  • 520d — 11.1% bigger
  • 550i — 11.1% bigger
  • 520i — 11.1% bigger
  • 535i — 11.1% bigger
  • 528i — 11.1% bigger
  • 525d — 11.1% bigger
  • 535d — 11.1% bigger
  • 530d — 11.1% bigger
  • M550d — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 518d — 2.1 hp/L
  • 520d — 2.7 hp/L
  • 550i — 6.4 hp/L
  • 520i — 2.6 hp/L
  • 535i — 4.4 hp/L
  • 528i — 3.5 hp/L
  • 525d — 3.1 hp/L
  • 535d — 4.5 hp/L
  • 530d — 3.7 hp/L
  • M550d — 5.4 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    518d 70 L (15 gal) 1493 km
    (928 miles)
    0.4 L Diesel 5.4
    520d 70 L (15 gal) 1535 km
    (954 miles)
    0.4 L Diesel 5.2
    550i 70 L (15 gal) 800 km
    (497 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.1
    520i 70 L (15 gal) 1208 km
    (751 miles)
    0.6 L Petrol (Gasoline) 6.7
    535i 70 L (15 gal) 962 km
    (598 miles)
    0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.4
    528i 70 L (15 gal) 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    0.6 L Petrol (Gasoline) 7.4
    525d 70 L (15 gal) 1384 km
    (860 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 5.8
    535d 70 L (15 gal) 1158 km
    (720 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 6.9
    530d 70 L (15 gal) 1158 km
    (720 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 6.9
    M550d 70 L (15 gal) 1051 km
    (653 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 7.7
    Vehicle 518d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1493 km
    (928 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.4 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 5.4
    Vehicle 520d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1535 km
    (954 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.4 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 5.2
    Vehicle 550i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 800 km
    (497 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.1
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1208 km
    (751 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.7
    Vehicle 535i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 962 km
    (598 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.4
    Vehicle 528i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.4
    Vehicle 525d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1384 km
    (860 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 5.8
    Vehicle 535d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1158 km
    (720 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.9
    Vehicle 530d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1158 km
    (720 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.9
    Vehicle M550d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1051 km
    (653 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.7

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 991 km (616 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.3%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 109.9 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 7.8 L/100 km (30 mpg)
      • Emissions in city traffic: 152—167 g/km of CO2 (94—103 g/mile)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 490 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 2013

  • 520d — 35x difference
  • 518d — 35x difference
  • 520i — 35x difference
  • 528i — 35x difference
  • 535i — 23.3x difference
  • 525d — 35x difference
  • 550i — 15.9x difference
  • 530d — 23.3x difference
  • 535d — 23.3x difference
  • M550d — 23.3x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 520d — 11.1% bigger
  • 518d — 11.1% bigger
  • 520i — 11.1% bigger
  • 528i — 11.1% bigger
  • 535i — 11.1% bigger
  • 525d — 11.1% bigger
  • 550i — 11.1% bigger
  • 530d — 11.1% bigger
  • 535d — 11.1% bigger
  • M550d — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 520d — 2.7 hp/L
  • 518d — 2.1 hp/L
  • 520i — 2.6 hp/L
  • 528i — 3.5 hp/L
  • 535i — 4.4 hp/L
  • 525d — 3.1 hp/L
  • 550i — 6.4 hp/L
  • 530d — 3.7 hp/L
  • 535d — 4.5 hp/L
  • M550d — 5.4 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    520d 70 L (15 gal) 1384 km
    (860 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 5.8
    518d 70 L (15 gal) 1384 km
    (860 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 5.8
    520i 70 L (15 gal) 1136 km
    (706 miles)
    0.6 L Petrol (Gasoline) 7.1
    528i 70 L (15 gal) 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    0.6 L Petrol (Gasoline) 7.4
    535i 70 L (15 gal) 978 km
    (608 miles)
    0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.2
    525d 70 L (15 gal) 1158 km
    (720 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 6.9
    550i 70 L (15 gal) 822 km
    (511 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.8
    530d 70 L (15 gal) 1113 km
    (692 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 7.2
    535d 70 L (15 gal) 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 7.4
    M550d 70 L (15 gal) 1031 km
    (641 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 7.8
    Vehicle 520d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1384 km
    (860 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 5.8
    Vehicle 518d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1384 km
    (860 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 5.8
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1136 km
    (706 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.1
    Vehicle 528i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.4
    Vehicle 535i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 978 km
    (608 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.2
    Vehicle 525d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1158 km
    (720 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.9
    Vehicle 550i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 822 km
    (511 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.8
    Vehicle 530d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1113 km
    (692 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.2
    Vehicle 535d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.4
    Vehicle M550d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1031 km
    (641 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.8

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 843 km (524 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.3%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 109.9 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 9.1 L/100 km (26 mpg)
      • Emissions in city traffic: 180—198 g/km of CO2 (112—123 g/mile)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 430 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 2013

  • 530d — 23.3x difference
  • 520d — 35x difference
  • 535i — 23.3x difference
  • 550i — 15.9x difference
  • 535d — 23.3x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 530d — 11.1% bigger
  • 520d — 11.1% bigger
  • 535i — 11.1% bigger
  • 550i — 11.1% bigger
  • 535d — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 530d — 3.7 hp/L
  • 520d — 2.6 hp/L
  • 535i — 4.4 hp/L
  • 550i — 6.4 hp/L
  • 535d — 4.5 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    530d 70 L (15 gal) 1014 km
    (630 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 7.9
    520d 70 L (15 gal) 1136 km
    (706 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 7.1
    535i 70 L (15 gal) 848 km
    (527 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.5
    550i 70 L (15 gal) 737 km
    (458 miles)
    1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.9
    535d 70 L (15 gal) 996 km
    (619 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 8.1
    Vehicle 530d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1014 km
    (630 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.9
    Vehicle 520d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1136 km
    (706 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.1
    Vehicle 535i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 848 km
    (527 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.5
    Vehicle 550i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 737 km
    (458 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.9
    Vehicle 535d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 996 km
    (619 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.1

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 843 km (524 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.3%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 109.9 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 9.1 L/100 km (26 mpg)
      • Emissions in city traffic: 180—198 g/km of CO2 (112—123 g/mile)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 370 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 2009

  • 535i — 23.3x difference
  • 550i — 15.9x difference
  • 530d — 23.3x difference
  • 520d — 35x difference
  • 535d — 23.3x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 535i — 11.1% bigger
  • 550i — 11.1% bigger
  • 530d — 11.1% bigger
  • 520d — 11.1% bigger
  • 535d — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 535i — 4.4 hp/L
  • 550i — 6.4 hp/L
  • 530d — 3.7 hp/L
  • 520d — 2.6 hp/L
  • 535d — 4.3 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    535i 70 L (15 gal) 822 km
    (511 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.8
    550i 70 L (15 gal) 777 km
    (483 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.4
    530d 70 L (15 gal) 996 km
    (619 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 8.1
    520d 70 L (15 gal) 1136 km
    (706 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 7.1
    535d 70 L (15 gal) 930 km
    (578 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 8.7
    Vehicle 535i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 822 km
    (511 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.8
    Vehicle 550i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 777 km
    (483 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.4
    Vehicle 530d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 996 km
    (619 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.1
    Vehicle 520d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1136 km
    (706 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.1
    Vehicle 535d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 930 km
    (578 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.7

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 891 km (554 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.3%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 109.9 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 8.9 L/100 km (26 mpg)
      • Emissions in city traffic: 166—183 g/km of CO2 (103—113 g/mile)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 450 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 2010

  • 528i — 35x difference
  • 530i — 23.3x difference
  • 523i — 23.3x difference
  • 520d — 35x difference
  • 525d — 35x difference
  • 530d — 23.3x difference
  • 535i — 23.3x difference
  • 535d — 23.3x difference
  • 520i — 35x difference
  • 550i — 15.9x difference
  • M550d — 23.3x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 528i — 11.1% bigger
  • 530i — 11.1% bigger
  • 523i — 11.1% bigger
  • 520d — 11.1% bigger
  • 525d — 11.1% bigger
  • 530d — 11.1% bigger
  • 535i — 11.1% bigger
  • 535d — 11.1% bigger
  • 520i — 11.1% bigger
  • 550i — 11.1% bigger
  • M550d — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 528i — 3.5 hp/L
  • 530i — 3.9 hp/L
  • 523i — 2.9 hp/L
  • 520d — 2.6 hp/L
  • 525d — 3.1 hp/L
  • 530d — 3.7 hp/L
  • 535i — 4.4 hp/L
  • 535d — 4.5 hp/L
  • 520i — 2.6 hp/L
  • 550i — 5.8 hp/L
  • M550d — 5.4 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    528i 70 L (15 gal) 996 km
    (619 miles)
    0.7 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.1
    530i 70 L (15 gal) 930 km
    (578 miles)
    0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.7
    523i 70 L (15 gal) 962 km
    (598 miles)
    0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.4
    520d 70 L (15 gal) 1456 km
    (905 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 5.5
    525d 70 L (15 gal) 1234 km
    (767 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 6.5
    530d 70 L (15 gal) 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 7.4
    535i 70 L (15 gal) 874 km
    (543 miles)
    0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.2
    535d 70 L (15 gal) 1183 km
    (735 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 6.8
    520i 70 L (15 gal) 1031 km
    (641 miles)
    0.7 L Petrol (Gasoline) 7.8
    550i 70 L (15 gal) 719 km
    (447 miles)
    1.1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 11.2
    M550d 70 L (15 gal) 978 km
    (608 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 8.2
    Vehicle 528i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 996 km
    (619 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.1
    Vehicle 530i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 930 km
    (578 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.7
    Vehicle 523i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 962 km
    (598 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.4
    Vehicle 520d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1456 km
    (905 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 5.5
    Vehicle 525d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1234 km
    (767 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.5
    Vehicle 530d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.4
    Vehicle 535i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 874 km
    (543 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.2
    Vehicle 535d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1183 km
    (735 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.8
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1031 km
    (641 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.8
    Vehicle 550i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 719 km
    (447 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 11.2
    Vehicle M550d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 978 km
    (608 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.2

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 867 km (539 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.3%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 109.9 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 9.4 L/100 km (25 mpg)
      • Emissions in city traffic: 172—189 g/km of CO2 (107—118 g/mile)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 490 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 2010

  • 535i — 23.3x difference
  • 523i — 23.3x difference
  • 530d — 23.3x difference
  • 525d — 35x difference
  • 530i — 23.3x difference
  • 528i — 35x difference
  • 520i — 35x difference
  • 535d — 23.3x difference
  • 520d — 35x difference
  • 550i — 15.9x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 535i — 11.1% bigger
  • 523i — 11.1% bigger
  • 530d — 11.1% bigger
  • 525d — 11.1% bigger
  • 530i — 11.1% bigger
  • 528i — 11.1% bigger
  • 520i — 11.1% bigger
  • 535d — 11.1% bigger
  • 520d — 11.1% bigger
  • 550i — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 535i — 4.4 hp/L
  • 523i — 2.9 hp/L
  • 530d — 3.7 hp/L
  • 525d — 3.1 hp/L
  • 530i — 3.9 hp/L
  • 528i — 3.5 hp/L
  • 520i — 2.6 hp/L
  • 535d — 4.5 hp/L
  • 520d — 2.6 hp/L
  • 550i — 5.8 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    535i 70 L (15 gal) 848 km
    (527 miles)
    0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.5
    523i 70 L (15 gal) 930 km
    (578 miles)
    0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.7
    530d 70 L (15 gal) 1113 km
    (692 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 7.2
    525d 70 L (15 gal) 1261 km
    (784 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 6.4
    530i 70 L (15 gal) 901 km
    (560 miles)
    0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.9
    528i 70 L (15 gal) 962 km
    (598 miles)
    0.7 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.4
    520i 70 L (15 gal) 996 km
    (619 miles)
    0.7 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.1
    535d 70 L (15 gal) 1072 km
    (666 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 7.5
    520d 70 L (15 gal) 1261 km
    (784 miles)
    0.5 L Diesel 6.4
    550i 70 L (15 gal) 737 km
    (458 miles)
    1.1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.9
    Vehicle 535i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 848 km
    (527 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.5
    Vehicle 523i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 930 km
    (578 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.7
    Vehicle 530d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1113 km
    (692 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.2
    Vehicle 525d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1261 km
    (784 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.4
    Vehicle 530i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 901 km
    (560 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.9
    Vehicle 528i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 962 km
    (598 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.4
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 996 km
    (619 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.1
    Vehicle 535d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1072 km
    (666 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.5
    Vehicle 520d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1261 km
    (784 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.5 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.4
    Vehicle 550i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 737 km
    (458 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.9

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 793 km (493 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.3%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 109.9 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 10.4 L/100 km (23 mpg)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 430 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 2007

  • 550i — 14.6x difference
  • 523i — 28x difference
  • 520i — 35x difference
  • 525d — 23.3x difference
  • 525xd — 28x difference
  • 525xi — 23.3x difference
  • 525i — 23.3x difference
  • 520d — 35x difference
  • 530d — 23.3x difference
  • 530xd — 23.3x difference
  • 530xi — 23.3x difference
  • 535d — 23.3x difference
  • 530i — 23.3x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 550i — 11.1% bigger
  • 523i — 11.1% bigger
  • 520i — 11.1% bigger
  • 525d — 11.1% bigger
  • 525xd — 11.1% bigger
  • 525xi — 11.1% bigger
  • 525i — 11.1% bigger
  • 520d — 11.1% bigger
  • 530d — 11.1% bigger
  • 530xd — 11.1% bigger
  • 530xi — 11.1% bigger
  • 535d — 11.1% bigger
  • 530i — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 550i — 5.2 hp/L
  • 523i — 2.7 hp/L
  • 520i — 2.4 hp/L
  • 525d — 2.8 hp/L
  • 525xd — 2.8 hp/L
  • 525xi — 3.1 hp/L
  • 525i — 3.1 hp/L
  • 520d — 2.5 hp/L
  • 530d — 3.4 hp/L
  • 530xd — 3.4 hp/L
  • 530xi — 3.9 hp/L
  • 535d — 4.1 hp/L
  • 530i — 3.9 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    550i 70 L (15 gal) 727 km
    (452 miles)
    1.1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 11.1
    523i 70 L (15 gal) 946 km
    (588 miles)
    0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.5
    520i 70 L (15 gal) 1014 km
    (630 miles)
    0.7 L Petrol (Gasoline) 7.9
    525d 70 L (15 gal) 1051 km
    (653 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 7.7
    525xd 70 L (15 gal) 1014 km
    (630 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 7.9
    525xi 70 L (15 gal) 874 km
    (543 miles)
    0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.2
    525i 70 L (15 gal) 962 km
    (598 miles)
    0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.4
    520d 70 L (15 gal) 1208 km
    (751 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 6.7
    530d 70 L (15 gal) 1072 km
    (666 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 7.5
    530xd 70 L (15 gal) 978 km
    (608 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 8.2
    530xi 70 L (15 gal) 887 km
    (551 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.1
    535d 70 L (15 gal) 1014 km
    (630 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 7.9
    530i 70 L (15 gal) 946 km
    (588 miles)
    0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.5
    Vehicle 550i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 727 km
    (452 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 11.1
    Vehicle 523i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 946 km
    (588 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.5
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1014 km
    (630 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.9
    Vehicle 525d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1051 km
    (653 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.7
    Vehicle 525xd
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1014 km
    (630 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.9
    Vehicle 525xi
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 874 km
    (543 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.2
    Vehicle 525i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 962 km
    (598 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.4
    Vehicle 520d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1208 km
    (751 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.7
    Vehicle 530d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1072 km
    (666 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.5
    Vehicle 530xd
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 978 km
    (608 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.2
    Vehicle 530xi
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 887 km
    (551 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.1
    Vehicle 535d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1014 km
    (630 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.9
    Vehicle 530i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 946 km
    (588 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.5

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 767 km (477 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.3%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 109.9 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 11 L/100 km (21 mpg)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 450 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 2007

  • 530i — 23.3x difference
  • 530xi — 23.3x difference
  • 523i — 28x difference
  • 530xd — 23.3x difference
  • 520i — 35x difference
  • 525xd — 23.3x difference
  • 525xi — 23.3x difference
  • 525i — 23.3x difference
  • 530d — 23.3x difference
  • 550i — 14.6x difference
  • 525d — 23.3x difference
  • 535d — 23.3x difference
  • 520d — 35x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 530i — 11.1% bigger
  • 530xi — 11.1% bigger
  • 523i — 11.1% bigger
  • 530xd — 11.1% bigger
  • 520i — 11.1% bigger
  • 525xd — 11.1% bigger
  • 525xi — 11.1% bigger
  • 525i — 11.1% bigger
  • 530d — 11.1% bigger
  • 550i — 11.1% bigger
  • 525d — 11.1% bigger
  • 535d — 11.1% bigger
  • 520d — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 530i — 3.9 hp/L
  • 530xi — 3.9 hp/L
  • 523i — 2.7 hp/L
  • 530xd — 3.4 hp/L
  • 520i — 2.4 hp/L
  • 525xd — 2.8 hp/L
  • 525xi — 3.1 hp/L
  • 525i — 3.1 hp/L
  • 530d — 3.4 hp/L
  • 550i — 5.2 hp/L
  • 525d — 2.8 hp/L
  • 535d — 4.1 hp/L
  • 520d — 2.5 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    530i 70 L (15 gal) 861 km
    (535 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.3
    530xi 70 L (15 gal) 767 km
    (477 miles)
    1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.5
    523i 70 L (15 gal) 962 km
    (598 miles)
    0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.4
    530xd 70 L (15 gal) 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 7.4
    520i 70 L (15 gal) 756 km
    (470 miles)
    1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.6
    525xd 70 L (15 gal) 1031 km
    (641 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 7.8
    525xi 70 L (15 gal) 901 km
    (560 miles)
    0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.9
    525i 70 L (15 gal) 811 km
    (504 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.9
    530d 70 L (15 gal) 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 7.4
    550i 70 L (15 gal) 727 km
    (452 miles)
    1.1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 11.1
    525d 70 L (15 gal) 1031 km
    (641 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 7.8
    535d 70 L (15 gal) 1051 km
    (653 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 7.7
    520d 70 L (15 gal) 1208 km
    (751 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 6.7
    Vehicle 530i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 861 km
    (535 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.3
    Vehicle 530xi
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 767 km
    (477 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.5
    Vehicle 523i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 962 km
    (598 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.4
    Vehicle 530xd
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.4
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 756 km
    (470 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.6
    Vehicle 525xd
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1031 km
    (641 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.8
    Vehicle 525xi
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 901 km
    (560 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.9
    Vehicle 525i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 811 km
    (504 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.9
    Vehicle 530d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.4
    Vehicle 550i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 727 km
    (452 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 11.1
    Vehicle 525d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1031 km
    (641 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.8
    Vehicle 535d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1051 km
    (653 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.7
    Vehicle 520d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1208 km
    (751 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.7

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 817 km (508 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.3%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 109.9 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 12 L/100 km (20 mpg)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 430 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 2004

  • 525d — 28x difference
  • 525i — 28x difference
  • 545i — 15.9x difference
  • 530d — 23.3x difference
  • 550i — 14.6x difference
  • 520d — 35x difference
  • 523i — 28x difference
  • 525 Xi — 28x difference
  • 530i — 23.3x difference
  • 530 Xd — 23.3x difference
  • 530 Xi — 23.3x difference
  • 535d — 23.3x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 525d — 11.1% bigger
  • 525i — 11.1% bigger
  • 545i — 11.1% bigger
  • 530d — 11.1% bigger
  • 550i — 11.1% bigger
  • 520d — 11.1% bigger
  • 523i — 11.1% bigger
  • 525 Xi — 11.1% bigger
  • 530i — 11.1% bigger
  • 530 Xd — 11.1% bigger
  • 530 Xi — 11.1% bigger
  • 535d — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 525d — 2.5 hp/L
  • 525i — 3.1 hp/L
  • 545i — 4.8 hp/L
  • 530d — 3.3 hp/L
  • 550i — 5.2 hp/L
  • 520d — 2.3 hp/L
  • 523i — 2.5 hp/L
  • 525 Xi — 3.1 hp/L
  • 530i — 3.7 hp/L
  • 530 Xd — 3.3 hp/L
  • 530 Xi — 3.7 hp/L
  • 535d — 3.9 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    525d 70 L (15 gal) 1208 km
    (751 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 6.7
    525i 70 L (15 gal) 835 km
    (519 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 9.6
    545i 70 L (15 gal) 822 km
    (511 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.8
    530d 70 L (15 gal) 1051 km
    (653 miles)
    - Diesel 7.7
    550i 70 L (15 gal) 684 km
    (425 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 11.8
    520d 70 L (15 gal) 1183 km
    (735 miles)
    - Diesel 6.8
    523i 70 L (15 gal) 848 km
    (527 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 9.5
    525 Xi 70 L (15 gal) 737 km
    (458 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 10.9
    530i 70 L (15 gal) 822 km
    (511 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 9.8
    530 Xd 70 L (15 gal) 901 km
    (560 miles)
    - Diesel 8.9
    530 Xi 70 L (15 gal) 727 km
    (452 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 11.1
    535d 70 L (15 gal) 874 km
    (543 miles)
    - Diesel 9.2
    Vehicle 525d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1208 km
    (751 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.7
    Vehicle 525i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 835 km
    (519 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.6
    Vehicle 545i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 822 km
    (511 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.8
    Vehicle 530d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1051 km
    (653 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.7
    Vehicle 550i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 684 km
    (425 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 11.8
    Vehicle 520d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1183 km
    (735 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.8
    Vehicle 523i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 848 km
    (527 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.5
    Vehicle 525 Xi
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 737 km
    (458 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.9
    Vehicle 530i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 822 km
    (511 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.8
    Vehicle 530 Xd
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 901 km
    (560 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.9
    Vehicle 530 Xi
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 727 km
    (452 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 11.1
    Vehicle 535d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 874 km
    (543 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.2

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 595 km (370 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.3%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 109.9 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 12.6 L/100 km (19 mpg)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 450 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 2003

  • 520i — 31.8x difference
  • 525i — 28x difference
  • 530d — 23.3x difference
  • 530i — 23.3x difference
  • 540i — 17.5x difference
  • 545i — 15.9x difference
  • 550i — 14.6x difference
  • 520d — 35x difference
  • 525d — 28x difference
  • 523i — 28x difference
  • 525 Xi — 28x difference
  • 530 Xd — 23.3x difference
  • 530 i — 23.3x difference
  • 530 Xi — 23.3x difference
  • 535 d — 23.3x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 520i — 11.1% bigger
  • 525i — 11.1% bigger
  • 530d — 11.1% bigger
  • 530i — 11.1% bigger
  • 540i — 11.1% bigger
  • 545i — 11.1% bigger
  • 550i — 11.1% bigger
  • 520d — 11.1% bigger
  • 525d — 11.1% bigger
  • 523i — 11.1% bigger
  • 525 Xi — 11.1% bigger
  • 530 Xd — 11.1% bigger
  • 530 i — 11.1% bigger
  • 530 Xi — 11.1% bigger
  • 535 d — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 520i — 2.4 hp/L
  • 525i — 3.1 hp/L
  • 530d — 3.3 hp/L
  • 530i — 3.3 hp/L
  • 540i — 4.4 hp/L
  • 545i — 4.8 hp/L
  • 550i — 5.2 hp/L
  • 520d — 2.3 hp/L
  • 525d — 2.5 hp/L
  • 523i — 2.5 hp/L
  • 525 Xi — 3.1 hp/L
  • 530 Xd — 3.3 hp/L
  • 530 i — 3.7 hp/L
  • 530 Xi — 3.7 hp/L
  • 535 d — 3.9 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    520i 70 L (15 gal) 835 km
    (519 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.6
    525i 70 L (15 gal) 874 km
    (543 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 9.2
    530d 70 L (15 gal) 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    - Diesel 7.4
    530i 70 L (15 gal) 811 km
    (504 miles)
    1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.9
    540i 70 L (15 gal) 710 km
    (441 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 11.3
    545i 70 L (15 gal) 719 km
    (447 miles)
    1.1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 11.2
    550i 70 L (15 gal) 710 km
    (441 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 11.3
    520d 70 L (15 gal) 1208 km
    (751 miles)
    - Diesel 6.7
    525d 70 L (15 gal) 1072 km
    (666 miles)
    - Diesel 7.5
    523i 70 L (15 gal) 887 km
    (551 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 9.1
    525 Xi 70 L (15 gal) 737 km
    (458 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 10.9
    530 Xd 70 L (15 gal) 930 km
    (578 miles)
    - Diesel 8.7
    530 i 70 L (15 gal) 861 km
    (535 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 9.3
    530 Xi 70 L (15 gal) 767 km
    (477 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 10.5
    535 d 70 L (15 gal) 901 km
    (560 miles)
    - Diesel 8.9
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 835 km
    (519 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.6
    Vehicle 525i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 874 km
    (543 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.2
    Vehicle 530d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.4
    Vehicle 530i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 811 km
    (504 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.9
    Vehicle 540i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 710 km
    (441 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 11.3
    Vehicle 545i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 719 km
    (447 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 11.2
    Vehicle 550i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 710 km
    (441 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 11.3
    Vehicle 520d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1208 km
    (751 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.7
    Vehicle 525d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1072 km
    (666 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.5
    Vehicle 523i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 887 km
    (551 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.1
    Vehicle 525 Xi
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 737 km
    (458 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.9
    Vehicle 530 Xd
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 930 km
    (578 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.7
    Vehicle 530 i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 861 km
    (535 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.3
    Vehicle 530 Xi
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 767 km
    (477 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.5
    Vehicle 535 d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 901 km
    (560 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.9

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 644 km (400 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.3%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 109.9 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 12.3 L/100 km (19 mpg)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 340 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 2000

  • 520i 24V — 31.8x difference
  • 525i — 28x difference
  • 530d 24V — 24.1x difference
  • 530i 24V — 23.3x difference
  • 540i — 15.9x difference
  • 525d — 28x difference
  • 520d — 35x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 520i 24V — 11.1% bigger
  • 525i — 11.1% bigger
  • 530d 24V — 11.1% bigger
  • 530i 24V — 11.1% bigger
  • 540i — 11.1% bigger
  • 525d — 11.1% bigger
  • 520d — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 520i 24V — 2.4 hp/L
  • 525i — 2.7 hp/L
  • 530d 24V — 2.8 hp/L
  • 530i 24V — 3.3 hp/L
  • 540i — 4.1 hp/L
  • 525d — 2.3 hp/L
  • 520d — 1.9 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    520i 24V 70 L (15 gal) 756 km
    (470 miles)
    1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.6
    525i 70 L (15 gal) 737 km
    (458 miles)
    1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.9
    530d 24V 70 L (15 gal) 962 km
    (598 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 8.4
    530i 24V 70 L (15 gal) 737 km
    (458 miles)
    1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.9
    540i 70 L (15 gal) 637 km
    (396 miles)
    1.2 L Petrol (Gasoline) 12.6
    525d 70 L (15 gal) 1014 km
    (630 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 7.9
    520d 70 L (15 gal) 1136 km
    (706 miles)
    - Diesel 7.1
    Vehicle 520i 24V
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 756 km
    (470 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.6
    Vehicle 525i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 737 km
    (458 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.9
    Vehicle 530d 24V
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 962 km
    (598 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.4
    Vehicle 530i 24V
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 737 km
    (458 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.9
    Vehicle 540i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 637 km
    (396 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.2 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 12.6
    Vehicle 525d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1014 km
    (630 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.9
    Vehicle 520d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1136 km
    (706 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.1

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 719 km (447 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.3%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 109.9 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 12.1 L/100 km (19 mpg)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 390 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 2000

  • 520i — 31.8x difference
  • 525i 24V — 28x difference
  • 530d — 24.1x difference
  • 530i 24V — 23.3x difference
  • 540i — 15.9x difference
  • 525d — 28x difference
  • 520d — 35x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 520i — 11.1% bigger
  • 525i 24V — 11.1% bigger
  • 530d — 11.1% bigger
  • 530i 24V — 11.1% bigger
  • 540i — 11.1% bigger
  • 525d — 11.1% bigger
  • 520d — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 520i — 2.4 hp/L
  • 525i 24V — 2.7 hp/L
  • 530d — 2.8 hp/L
  • 530i 24V — 3.3 hp/L
  • 540i — 4.1 hp/L
  • 525d — 2.3 hp/L
  • 520d — 1.9 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    520i 70 L (15 gal) 800 km
    (497 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.1
    525i 24V 70 L (15 gal) 788 km
    (490 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.2
    530d 70 L (15 gal) 1014 km
    (630 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 7.9
    530i 24V 70 L (15 gal) 767 km
    (477 miles)
    1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.5
    540i 70 L (15 gal) 631 km
    (392 miles)
    1.2 L Petrol (Gasoline) 12.8
    525d 70 L (15 gal) 1072 km
    (666 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 7.5
    520d 70 L (15 gal) 1234 km
    (767 miles)
    0.6 L Diesel 6.5
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 800 km
    (497 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.1
    Vehicle 525i 24V
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 788 km
    (490 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.2
    Vehicle 530d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1014 km
    (630 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.9
    Vehicle 530i 24V
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 767 km
    (477 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.5
    Vehicle 540i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 631 km
    (392 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.2 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 12.8
    Vehicle 525d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1072 km
    (666 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.5
    Vehicle 520d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1234 km
    (767 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.6 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6.5

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 644 km (400 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.3%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 109.9 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 13.1 L/100 km (18 mpg)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 390 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 1995

  • 520i — 35x difference
  • 523i — 28x difference
  • 525 tds — 28x difference
  • 528i — 25x difference
  • 530d — 24.1x difference
  • 535i — 20x difference
  • 540i — 15.9x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 520i — 11.1% bigger
  • 523i — 11.1% bigger
  • 525 tds — 11.1% bigger
  • 528i — 11.1% bigger
  • 530d — 11.1% bigger
  • 535i — 11.1% bigger
  • 540i — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 520i — 2.1 hp/L
  • 523i — 2.4 hp/L
  • 525 tds — 2 hp/L
  • 528i — 2.8 hp/L
  • 530d — 2.6 hp/L
  • 535i — 3.4 hp/L
  • 540i — 4.1 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    520i 70 L (15 gal) 822 km
    (511 miles)
    1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.8
    523i 70 L (15 gal) 788 km
    (490 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 10.2
    525 tds 70 L (15 gal) 916 km
    (569 miles)
    - Diesel 8.8
    528i 70 L (15 gal) 788 km
    (490 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 10.2
    530d 70 L (15 gal) 996 km
    (619 miles)
    0.8 L Diesel 8.1
    535i 70 L (15 gal) - 1 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    540i 70 L (15 gal) 637 km
    (396 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 12.6
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 822 km
    (511 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.8
    Vehicle 523i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 788 km
    (490 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.2
    Vehicle 525 tds
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 916 km
    (569 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.8
    Vehicle 528i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 788 km
    (490 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.2
    Vehicle 530d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 996 km
    (619 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.1
    Vehicle 535i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 540i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 637 km
    (396 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 12.6

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 4.3%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 109.9 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 13.3 L/100 km (18 mpg)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 340 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 1997

  • 523i — 28x difference
  • 520i — 35x difference
  • 528i — 25x difference
  • 530d — 24.1x difference
  • 540i — 15.9x difference
  • 525 tds — 28x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 523i — 11.1% bigger
  • 520i — 11.1% bigger
  • 528i — 11.1% bigger
  • 530d — 11.1% bigger
  • 540i — 11.1% bigger
  • 525 tds — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 523i — 2.4 hp/L
  • 520i — 2.1 hp/L
  • 528i — 2.8 hp/L
  • 530d — 2.6 hp/L
  • 540i — 4.1 hp/L
  • 525 tds — 2 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    523i 70 L (15 gal) 737 km
    (458 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 10.9
    520i 70 L (15 gal) 788 km
    (490 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 10.2
    528i 70 L (15 gal) 756 km
    (470 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 10.6
    530d 70 L (15 gal) 962 km
    (598 miles)
    - Diesel 8.4
    540i 70 L (15 gal) 624 km
    (388 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 12.9
    525 tds 70 L (15 gal) 930 km
    (578 miles)
    - Diesel 8.7
    Vehicle 523i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 737 km
    (458 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.9
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 788 km
    (490 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.2
    Vehicle 528i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 756 km
    (470 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.6
    Vehicle 530d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 962 km
    (598 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.4
    Vehicle 540i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 624 km
    (388 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 12.9
    Vehicle 525 tds
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 930 km
    (578 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.7

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 80 L (17.6 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 737 km (458 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 3.8%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 16 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 125.6 kg
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 380 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 1991

  • 518i — 44.4x difference
  • 525i — 32x difference
  • 525 td — 32x difference
  • 520i — 40x difference
  • 530i V8 — 26.7x difference
  • 525 Xi — 32x difference
  • 525 tds — 32x difference
  • 540i — 20x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 518i — 27% bigger
  • 525i — 27% bigger
  • 525 td — 27% bigger
  • 520i — 27% bigger
  • 530i V8 — 27% bigger
  • 525 Xi — 27% bigger
  • 525 tds — 27% bigger
  • 540i — 27% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 518i — 1.4 hp/L
  • 525i — 2.4 hp/L
  • 525 td — 1.4 hp/L
  • 520i — 1.9 hp/L
  • 530i V8 — 2.7 hp/L
  • 525 Xi — 2.4 hp/L
  • 525 tds — 1.8 hp/L
  • 540i — 3.6 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    518i 80 L (18 gal) - 0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    525i 80 L (18 gal) - 1 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    525 td 80 L (18 gal) - 0.8 L Diesel -
    520i 80 L (18 gal) - 0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    530i V8 80 L (18 gal) - 1.2 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    525 Xi 80 L (18 gal) - 1 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    525 tds 80 L (18 gal) - 0.7 L Diesel -
    540i 80 L (18 gal) - 1.3 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    Vehicle 518i
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 525i
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 525 td
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 530i V8
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.2 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 525 Xi
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 525 tds
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 540i
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.3 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 80 L (17.6 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 793 km (493 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 3.8%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 16 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 125.6 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 13.7 L/100 km (17 mpg)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 380 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 1988

  • 524 td — 33.3x difference
  • 535i — 23.5x difference
  • 540i V8 — 20x difference
  • 520i — 40x difference
  • 518i — 44.4x difference
  • 520i 24V — 40x difference
  • 525i — 32x difference
  • 525i 24V X — 32x difference
  • 525i 24V — 32x difference
  • 525 td — 32x difference
  • 525 tds — 32x difference
  • 530i — 26.7x difference
  • 530i V8 — 26.7x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 524 td — 27% bigger
  • 535i — 27% bigger
  • 540i V8 — 27% bigger
  • 520i — 27% bigger
  • 518i — 27% bigger
  • 520i 24V — 27% bigger
  • 525i — 27% bigger
  • 525i 24V X — 27% bigger
  • 525i 24V — 27% bigger
  • 525 td — 27% bigger
  • 525 tds — 27% bigger
  • 530i — 27% bigger
  • 530i V8 — 27% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 524 td — 1.4 hp/L
  • 535i — 2.6 hp/L
  • 540i V8 — 3.6 hp/L
  • 520i — 1.6 hp/L
  • 518i — 1.4 hp/L
  • 520i 24V — 1.9 hp/L
  • 525i — 2.1 hp/L
  • 525i 24V X — 2.4 hp/L
  • 525i 24V — 2.4 hp/L
  • 525 td — 1.4 hp/L
  • 525 tds — 1.8 hp/L
  • 530i — 2.4 hp/L
  • 530i V8 — 2.7 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    524 td 80 L (18 gal) 1335 km
    (830 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 6
    535i 80 L (18 gal) 851 km
    (529 miles)
    1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.5
    540i V8 80 L (18 gal) - 1.1 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    520i 80 L (18 gal) 740 km
    (460 miles)
    - Petrol (Gasoline) 10.9
    518i 80 L (18 gal) - 0.8 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    520i 24V 80 L (18 gal) 959 km
    (596 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.4
    525i 80 L (18 gal) - - Petrol (Gasoline) -
    525i 24V X 80 L (18 gal) - 1 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    525i 24V 80 L (18 gal) - 0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    525 td 80 L (18 gal) - 0.7 L Diesel -
    525 tds 80 L (18 gal) - 0.7 L Diesel -
    530i 80 L (18 gal) - - Petrol (Gasoline) -
    530i V8 80 L (18 gal) - 1.1 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    Vehicle 524 td
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range 1335 km
    (830 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 6
    Vehicle 535i
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range 851 km
    (529 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.5
    Vehicle 540i V8
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range 740 km
    (460 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.9
    Vehicle 518i
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 520i 24V
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range 959 km
    (596 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.4
    Vehicle 525i
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 525i 24V X
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 525i 24V
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 525 td
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 525 tds
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 530i
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 530i V8
    Fuel tank size 80 L (18 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 669 km (416 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 2.9%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 109.9 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 12.1 L/100 km (19 mpg)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 390 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 1981

  • 535i — 20.6x difference
  • 528i — 25x difference
  • 520i — 35x difference
  • 524 td — 29.2x difference
  • 525i — 28x difference
  • 525e 2.7 — 25.9x difference
  • 518 — 38.9x difference
  • 518i — 38.9x difference
  • 524d — 29.2x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 535i — 11.1% bigger
  • 528i — 11.1% bigger
  • 520i — 11.1% bigger
  • 524 td — 11.1% bigger
  • 525i — 11.1% bigger
  • 525e 2.7 — 11.1% bigger
  • 518 — 11.1% bigger
  • 518i — 11.1% bigger
  • 524d — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 535i — 3.1 hp/L
  • 528i — 2.6 hp/L
  • 520i — 1.8 hp/L
  • 524 td — 1.6 hp/L
  • 525i — 2.1 hp/L
  • 525e 2.7 — 1.7 hp/L
  • 518 — 1.3 hp/L
  • 518i — 1.5 hp/L
  • 524d — 1.2 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    535i 70 L (15 gal) 777 km
    (483 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.4
    528i 70 L (15 gal) 811 km
    (504 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.9
    520i 70 L (15 gal) 747 km
    (464 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.8
    524 td 70 L (15 gal) 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    0.7 L Diesel 7.4
    525i 70 L (15 gal) 788 km
    (490 miles)
    1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.2
    525e 2.7 70 L (15 gal) - - Petrol (Gasoline) -
    518 70 L (15 gal) 811 km
    (504 miles)
    1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 9.9
    518i 70 L (15 gal) 930 km
    (578 miles)
    0.9 L Petrol (Gasoline) 8.7
    524d 70 L (15 gal) 1014 km
    (630 miles)
    0.8 L Diesel 7.9
    Vehicle 535i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 777 km
    (483 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.4
    Vehicle 528i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 811 km
    (504 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.9
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 747 km
    (464 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.8
    Vehicle 524 td
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1091 km
    (678 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.7 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.4
    Vehicle 525i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 788 km
    (490 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.2
    Vehicle 525e 2.7
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km -
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 518
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 811 km
    (504 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 9.9
    Vehicle 518i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 930 km
    (578 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.9 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 8.7
    Vehicle 524d
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 1014 km
    (630 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 0.8 L
    Fuel type Diesel
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 7.9

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 570 km (354 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 2.9%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 51.1 kg
      • City fuel consupmtion: 14.3 L/100 km (16 mpg)
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 370 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 1976

  • 520i — 35x difference
  • 520 — 35x difference
  • 525 — 28x difference
  • 528 — 25x difference
  • 528i — 25x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 520i — 11.1% bigger
  • 520 — 11.1% bigger
  • 525 — 11.1% bigger
  • 528 — 11.1% bigger
  • 528i — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 520i — 1.8 hp/L
  • 520 — 1.7 hp/L
  • 525 — 2.1 hp/L
  • 528 — 2.4 hp/L
  • 528i — 2.5 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    520i 70 L (15 gal) - 1 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    520 70 L (15 gal) - 1 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    525 70 L (15 gal) 767 km
    (477 miles)
    1.1 L Petrol (Gasoline) 10.5
    528 70 L (15 gal) - 1.1 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    528i 70 L (15 gal) - 1.1 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 520
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 525
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range 767 km
    (477 miles)
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles 10.5
    Vehicle 528
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 528i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -

    Quick notes on BMW 5 Series fuel tank size

      • Average capacity for generation: 70 L (15.4 gal)
      • Approximate driving range (full tank): 570 km (354 miles)
      • Tank size to engine capacity: 2.9%
      • Fuel supply to each passanger: 14 L per 1 person
      • Weight of fuel (full tank): 51.1 kg
      • Difference between tank and trunks capacities: 370 L
      • Top speed to fuel supply: 3 km/h to 1 L (1.9 mph to 1 L)
      • Tankheim rating: 10 / 10

    Engine size to tank capacity for BMW 5 Series 1972

  • 520 — 35x difference
  • 518 — 38.9x difference
  • 520i — 35x difference
  • 525 — 28x difference
  • 528 — 25x difference
  • Difference from world average

  • 520 — 11.1% bigger
  • 518 — 11.1% bigger
  • 520i — 11.1% bigger
  • 525 — 11.1% bigger
  • 528 — 11.1% bigger
  • Tank size to power ratio

  • 520 — 1.6 hp/L
  • 518 — 1.3 hp/L
  • 520i — 1.9 hp/L
  • 525 — 2.1 hp/L
  • 528 — 2.4 hp/L


  • Vehicle Fuel tank size Max driving range Fuel consumption per 10 km Fuel type Full tanks per 5000 miles
    520 70 L (15 gal) - 1.1 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    518 70 L (15 gal) - 1 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    520i 70 L (15 gal) - 1 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    525 70 L (15 gal) - 1.1 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    528 70 L (15 gal) - 1.1 L Petrol (Gasoline) -
    Vehicle 520
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 518
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 520i
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 525
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -
    Vehicle 528
    Fuel tank size 70 L (15 gal)
    Max driving range -
    Fuel consumption per 10 km 1.1 L
    Fuel type Petrol (Gasoline)
    Full tanks per 5000 miles -