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BMW 5 Series 2008

The 2008 BMW 5 Series range of configurations is currently priced from $9,999. Our most recent review of the 2008 BMW 5 Series resulted in a score of 7 out of 10 for that particular example. You can read the full review here.

This is what Ewan Kennedy liked most about this particular version of the BMW 5 Series: Naturally aspirated engines provide great performance., Wagon availability., Handling is superb across all models.

The 2008 BMW 5 Series carries a braked towing capacity of up to 2000 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

BMW 5 Series 2008 Price and Specs

The BMW 5 Series 2008 is currently available from $9,999 for the 5 Series 520d up to $18,990 for the 5 Series 523i.

Pricing guides

$14,645
Based on 15 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$9,999
Highest Price
$18,990
BMW 5 Series Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
520d Sedan 2.0L Diesel 6 SP AUTO $9,400 $14,190
523i Sedan 2.5L PULP 6 SP AUTO $10,800 $15,840
525i Sedan 2.5L PULP 6 SP AUTO $12,300 $17,820
525i Sport Sedan 2.5L PULP 6 SP AUTO $12,900 $18,700
530i Touring Wagon 3.0L PULP 6 SP AUTO $16,200 $22,550
530i Touring Sport Wagon 3.0L PULP 6 SP AUTO $16,700 $23,320
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BMW 5 Series 2008 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the BMW 5 Series 2008 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Blown turbo in BMW 520d

    BMW Australia spokeswoman Lenore Fletcher replies: "We have managed to reduce the initial repair bill to $6323.40. In addition we will also be providing the customer with a VIP loan vehicle for the duration of the repairs."

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  • Good price for a 520d?

    The mileage is at the lower end of the expected range for a 2008 model, so that's good, and assuming your description of its condition is accurate I would expect that you would get $23,000-$25,000 on a private sale.

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  • Flat chat

    YOU won't have any degradation in safety by switching to a conventional tyre, and the ride will be much better. You'll have to carry a spare of some sort, but that's not a huge issue on your car. Or you could carry a can of foam repairer to get you out of trouble if you have a puncture.

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BMW 5 Series 2008 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2008 BMW 5 Series are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1849mm x 1491mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the BMW 5 Series 2008 Dimensions  include 1468mm height, 1846mm width, 4841mm length.
BMW 5 Series Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
520d Sedan 1468x1846x4841 mm 148 mm
523i Sedan 1468x1849x4841 mm 112 mm
525i Sedan 1468x1846x4841 mm 148 mm
525i Sport Sedan 1468x1846x4841 mm 148 mm
530i Touring Wagon 1491x1846x4843 mm 112 mm
530i Touring Sport Wagon 1491x1846x4843 mm 112 mm
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BMW 5 Series 2008 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2008 BMW 5 Series is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The BMW 5 Series currently offers fuel consumption from 5.6 to 10.4L/100km. The BMW 5 Series is available with the following fuel types: Diesel and PULP.

BMW 5 Series Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
520d Sedan 2.0L,Diesel,6 SP AUTO 6.1L/100km
523i Sedan 2.5L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 9.3L/100km
530i Touring Wagon 3.0L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 9.5L/100km
530i Touring Sport Wagon 3.0L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 9.5L/100km
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BMW 5 Series 2008 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2008 BMW 5 Series will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the BMW 5 Series vary from 16x7 inches to 18x8 inches.

BMW 5 Series Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
520d Sedan 225x55 R16 16x7 inches 225x55 R16 16x7 inches
523i Sedan 225x55 R16 16x7 inches 225x55 R16 16x7 inches
525i Sedan 225x50 R17 17x7.5 inches 225x50 R17 17x7.5 inches
525i Sport Sedan 245x40 R18 18x8 inches 245x40 R18 18x8 inches
530i Touring Wagon 225x50 R17 17x7.5 inches 225x50 R17 17x7.5 inches
530i Touring Sport Wagon 245x40 R18 18x8 inches 245x40 R18 18x8 inches
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BMW 5 Series 2008 Towing capacity

The BMW 5 Series’s towing capacity ranges from 1900kg to 2000kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

BMW 5 Series Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
520d Sedan 2.0L,Diesel,6 SP AUTO 2000kg
523i Sedan 2.5L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 2000kg
525i Sedan 2.5L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 2000kg
525i Sport Sedan 2.5L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 2000kg
530i Touring Wagon 3.0L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 2000kg
530i Touring Sport Wagon 3.0L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 2000kg
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