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BMW 535i 2012

The 2012 BMW 535i range of configurations is currently priced from $14,400. Our most recent review of the 2012 BMW 535i resulted in a score of 6 out of 10 for that particular example. You can read the full review here.

The 2012 BMW 535i carries a braked towing capacity of up to 2100 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

BMW 535i 2012 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the BMW 535i here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • BMW 535 2011: Using fuel additives

    I can’t see any reason for using a fuel additive, particularly as you use high-octane fuel.

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  • Spare tyre for 535i?

    The best option for you is probably to ditch the run-flats and fit regular radials. You can then run a regular spare and you could buy a jack from your local auto accessory store.

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  • Shuddering worry

    YOU have one great car there. The 535i was the sporting flagship of the regular 5 Series until the V8s appeared in 1993. They are great to drive and pretty reliable. I would suspect your vibration is caused by one or more of the drive-shaft joints. Have it checked by a BMW specialist. As for fuel consumption, you do have a sporty car that is renowned for using more fuel than those with smaller engines. The fuel consumption you're getting is about right for the 535i. As for possible problems you may encounter, the 535i is prone to head-gasket problems at the sort of mileage yours has reached, and if not caught this can lead to more expensive damage to the cylinder head. They are also prone to radiator failure. These cost about $700 to replace and can lead to gasket failure if not fixed when you first notice a higher than normal temperature.

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BMW 5 Series 2012 Price and Specs

The BMW 5 Series 2012 is currently available from $14,400 for the 5 Series 535i up to $54,340 for the 5 Series 535i Touring Sport.

Pricing guides

$26,970
Based on 18 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$19,990
Highest Price
$29,888
BMW 5 Series Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
520d Gran Turismo Hatchback 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $16,400 $22,770
530d Gran Turismo Hatchback 3.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $24,900 $33,000
535i Gran Turismo Hatchback 3.0L PULP 8 SP AUTO $26,300 $34,870
520d Sedan 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $14,400 $20,240
520i Sedan 2.0L PULP 8 SP AUTO $18,300 $25,520
528i Sedan 2.0L PULP 8 SP AUTO $11,800 $17,270
535d Sedan 3.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $18,200 $25,300
520d Touring Wagon 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $22,500 $30,580
520d Touring Sport Wagon 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $27,400 $36,300
535i Touring Wagon 3.0L PULP 8 SP AUTO $40,800 $52,140
535i Touring Sport Wagon 3.0L PULP 8 SP AUTO $42,500 $54,340
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BMW 535i 2012 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2012 BMW 535i are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1901mm x 1559mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the BMW 535i 2012 Dimensions  include 1559mm height, 1901mm width, 4998mm length.
BMW 535i Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
535i Gran Turismo Hatchback 1559x1901x4998 mm 145 mm
535i Sedan 1464x1860x4899 mm 140 mm
535i Touring Wagon 1462x1860x4907 mm 140 mm
535i Touring Sport Wagon 1447x1860x4907 mm 125 mm
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BMW 535i 2012 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2012 BMW 535i is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The BMW 535i currently offers fuel consumption from 7.7 to 8.9L/100km. The BMW 535i is available with the following fuel type: PULP.

BMW 535i Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
535i Gran Turismo Hatchback 3.0L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 8.9L/100km
535i Sedan 3.0L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 7.7L/100km
535i Touring Wagon 3.0L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 8.5L/100km
535i Touring Sport Wagon 3.0L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 8.5L/100km
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BMW 535i 2012 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2012 BMW 535i 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 535i vary from 18x8 inches to 20x8.5 inches.

BMW 535i Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
535i Gran Turismo Hatchback 245x40 R20 20x8.5 inches 275x35 R20 20x10 inches
535i Gran Turismo Hatchback 245x45 R19 19x8.5 inches 275x40 R19 19x9.5 inches
535i Sedan 245x45 R18 18x8 inches 275x40 R18 18x9 inches
535i Touring Wagon 245x45 R18 18x8 inches 245x45 R18 18x8 inches
535i Touring Sport Wagon 245x40 R19 19x8 inches 245x40 R19 19x8 inches
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BMW 535i 2012 Towing capacity

The BMW 535i’s towing capacity ranges from 2000kg to 2100kg. 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 535i Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
535i Gran Turismo Hatchback 3.0L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 2100kg
535i Sedan 3.0L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 2000kg
535i Touring Wagon 3.0L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 2000kg
535i Touring Sport Wagon 3.0L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 2000kg
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