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1997 BMW 540i Sedan Specs

'97 BMW 5-Series 540i Sedan Specs

 

1997 5-Series 540i Sedan Engine & Performance Specs

 
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4,429 cc 4.4 liters 90° V 8 front longitudinal engine with 92 mm bore, 82.8 mm stroke, 10 compression ratio, light alloy block, light alloy head, double overhead cam, automatic valve adjustment and four valves per cylinder
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Premium unleaded fuel
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Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 18 and country/highway (mpg): 24
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Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 24 and EPA city (mpg): 18
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Multi-point injection full management control system fuel system
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18.5 gallon main fuel tank
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Power: 210 kW , 282 HP @ 5,700 rpm; 310 ft lb @ 3,900 rpm
 

1997 5-Series 540i Sedan Braking & Suspension Specs

 
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Four-wheel ABS
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2.81:1 axle ratio
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Four disc brakes including four ventilated discs
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Electronic traction control via engine management
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Immobilizer
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Fullsize alloy rim internal spare wheel
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Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , multi-link rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs
 

1997 5-Series 540i Sedan Lights & Exterior Specs

 
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Black/grey medium body side molding with colored inserts
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Body color impact absorbing front bumpers with rubbing strip and colored insert , body color impact absorbing rear bumpers with rubbing strip
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Chrome/bright trim around side windows, on side of body and on bumpers
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Coefficient of drag: 0.31
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Driver power heated body color door mirrors , passenger power heated body color door mirrors with automatic
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External dimensions: overall length (inches): 188, overall width (inches): 70.9, overall height (inches): 56.5, wheelbase (inches): 111.4, front track (inches): 59.5, rear track (inches): 60.1 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 37.3
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Front fog lights
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Twin projector beam lens halogen bulb headlights
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Heated door locks or key
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Luxury trim wood/woodgrain on gearknob, leather on shift lever skirt, wood/woodgrain on center floor console, wood/woodgrain on doors and wood/woodgrain on dashboard
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Multi-coat gloss paint , multi-coat metallic paint , multi-coat black paint
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Fixed rear window with defogger
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Glass electric tilting sliding front sunroof with sunshade and one-touch opening
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Tinted glass
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Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 4,817, curb weight (lbs) 3,803, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 0 and gross trailer weight unbraked (lbs) 0
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Two-speed windshield wipers with W/S wiper mist setting and variable intermittent wipe
 

1997 5-Series 540i Sedan Interior Features & Specs

 
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CFC free liquid air conditioning with climate control
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Diversity antenna
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Remote control anti-theft protection
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Illuminated front ashtray , rear ashtray
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Audio anti-theft protection: code
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Manufacturer's own stereo 20 watts/channel two-band audio system with AM/FM, cassette, automatic reverse, search/repeat, scan, front/rear fader and tape logic deck
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Automatic drive indicator on dashboard
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Cargo area light
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Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 16.2, rear seat down; to lower window (cu ft): 0, rear seat down (cu ft): 0, all seats in place (cu ft): 16.2 and all seats removed (cu ft): 0
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Illuminated front seats and rear seats cigar lighter
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Digital clock
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Ten functions computer with average speed, average fuel consumption, range for remaining fuel and stop watch
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Full dashboard and floor console with open storage box
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Delayed/fade courtesy lights with four switches in footwell
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Steering wheel mounted cruise control
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Front seats cup holders
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Door ajar warning
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Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
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External temperature digital display
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Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet in load area
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Driver and passenger front airbag
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Bucket reclining electrically adjustable driver seat with fore/aft adjustment, height adjustment, lumbar adjustment and five adjustments , bucket reclining electrically adjustable passenger seat with fore/aft adjustment, height adjustment and five adjustments
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Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners
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Adjustable folding front seat center armrest
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Lockable illuminated glove compartment with lid
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Height adjustable electric adjustable head restraints on front seats with rotational adjustment
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Heated washer
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Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 37.4, rear headroom (inches): 37.5, front leg room (inches): 41.7, rear leg room (inches): 34.2, front shoulder room (inches): 58, rear shoulder room (inches): 58.5 and interior volume (cu ft): 91.3
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Low fuel level warning
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Low washer fluid level warning
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Memorized adjustment with three settings on door mirror position and steering wheel position with three driver's seat positions
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Remote power locks with internal switch includes trunk/hatch, includes fuel filler door, includes sunroof, includes power windows, includes dead bolt and operates from passenger door
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Vehicle speed proportional power steering
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Front and rear power windows with two one-touch, console mounted switches and safety operation
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Front and rear reading lights
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3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side, passenger side and center side
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Folding rear seat center armrest
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Three fixed bench front facing rear seats with zero adjustments
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Automatic operation rear view mirror
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Steering wheel mounted remote audio controls
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Electric remote trunk/hatch release
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Front seat back storage
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Seating: five seats
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Leather seat upholstery with additional vinyl
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Service interval indicator
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Front side airbag
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Ten speaker(s)
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Leather covered electrically adjustable steering wheel with tilt adjustment and telescopic adjustment
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Tachometer
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Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror with cover
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Ventilation system with digital controls, push button heater controls, variable fan speeds, recirculation setting, rear seat heater ducts and micro filter
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