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BMW 520i Towing Capacity

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BMW 520i

The towing capacity of the BMW 520i supports up to 2000kg. This is a braked figure, while the maximum load for any vehicle without using trailer brakes is 750kg, if rated to tow that much in the first place. Kilograms can also be expressed as kilos, and if you want to know the tow rating in tonnes, just divide the kg figure by 1000. But, before you try towing with any car, ute, van, SUV or 4x4, be sure to check with the manufacturer or your owner's manual to ensure your BMW 520i matches the example listed here.

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BMW 520i braked* towing capacity

Year Braked capacity from Braked capacity to
2022 2000kg 2000kg
2021 2000kg 2000kg
2020 2000kg 2000kg
2019 2000kg 2000kg
2018 2000kg 2000kg
2017 2000kg 2000kg
2016 2000kg 2000kg
2015 2000kg 2000kg
2014 2000kg 2000kg
2013 2000kg 2000kg
2012 2000kg 2000kg
2011 2000kg 2000kg
1996 1400kg 1400kg
1995 1400kg 1400kg
1994 1400kg 1400kg
1993 1400kg 1400kg
1992 1400kg 1400kg
1991 1400kg 1400kg
1990 1400kg 1400kg
1985 1200kg 1200kg
1984 1200kg 1200kg
1983 1200kg 1200kg
1978 1200kg 1200kg
1977 1200kg 1200kg
1976 1200kg 1200kg
1975 1200kg 1200kg
1974 1200kg 1200kg
1973 1200kg 1200kg

* Requires braking on both wheels on at least one axle of the towed load.

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