2018 BMW 5 Series
540d xDrive AWD Sedan

26 / 36
261 HP

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Green Scores

Federal Tier 3 Bin 125

Air Pollution


Greenhouse Gas

California LEV-III ULEV125

Air Pollution


Greenhouse Gas

NHTSA Crash Test Ratings

No Crash Test Ratings Available


Front Brake Diameter 13.7
Rear Brake Diameter 13.6
Axle Ratio 2.56
Exterior Dimensions
Length 194.60
Height 58.20
Ground Clearance 5.5
Width 83.7
Front Track Width 63.0
Rear Track Width 63.9
Wheelbase 117.1
Interior Dimensions
Cargo Volume 14.00
Passenger Volume 98.8
Head Room 1st Row 38.8
Head Room 2nd Row/Rear 37.5
Shoulder Room 1st Row 58.7
Shoulder Room 2nd Row/Rear 55.9
Leg Room 1st Row 41.4
Leg Room 2nd Row/Rear 36.5
Standard Seating 5
Max Seating 5
Seating Rows 2
Weights and Capacities
Curb Weight 4209
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.4
Wheels and Tires
Front Tire Description 245/45R18
Rear Tire Description 245/45R18
Front Wheel Size 18.0 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Size 18.0 x 8.0
Front Wheel Diameter 18.0
Front Wheel Width 8.0
Rear Wheel Diameter 18.0
Rear Wheel Width 8.0
Tire Type All Season
Exterior Dimensions
Turning Circle 40.1
Width without Mirrors 73.5
Performance Specifications
Acceleration (0-60MPH) 4.50
Steering Ratio 16.3

Installed Equipment

Air Conditioning
Air filtration: active charcoal
Front air conditioning: automatic climate control
Front air conditioning zones: dual
Rear vents: second row
Airbag deactivation: occupant sensing passenger
Front airbags: dual
Knee airbags: dual front
Side airbags: front
Side curtain airbags: front, rear
Side-curtain airbag rollover sensor
Audio System
Antenna type: diversity, mast
Auxiliary audio input: Bluetooth, USB, iPod/iPhone, jack
Hard drive: 20GB
In-Dash CD: MP3 Playback, single disc
Radio: AM/FM, HD radio, touch screen display, voice operated
Radio data system
Satellite radio: SiriusXM ready
Speed sensitive volume control
Total speakers: 12
Watts: 205
ABS: 4-wheel
Brake drying
Braking assist
Cornering brake control
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Electronic parking brake: auto off
Emergency braking preparation
Front brake type: ventilated disc
Power brakes
Rear brake type: ventilated disc
Regenerative braking system
Comfort Features
Armrests: rear center with cupholders, rear folding
Cargo area floor mat
Cargo area floor mat material: carpet
Center console trim: wood
Dash trim: wood
Door trim: wood
Floor mat material: carpet
Floor material: carpet
Floor mats: front, rear
Interior accents: woodgrain
Shift knob trim: leather
Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features
Ambient lighting: color-adjustable
Assist handle: front, rear
Cargo area light
Center console: front console with armrest and storage
Courtesy lights: door
Cruise control
Cupholders: front, rear
Dimming rearview mirror: auto
Easy entry: power steering wheel
Footwell lights
Memorized settings: 2 driver, audio system, climate control, driver seat, side mirrors, steering wheel
Multi-function remote: keyless entry, panic alarm, trunk release, vehicle and key memory
One-touch windows: 4
Power outlet(s): 12V cargo area, 12V front and rear
Power steering: variable/speed-proportional
Power windows: lockout button
Push-button start
Reading lights: front, rear
Retained accessory power
Steering wheel: power tilt and telescopic
Steering wheel mounted controls: audio, cruise control, multi-function, navigation, paddle shifter, phone, voice control
Storage: door pockets, front seatback
Touch-sensitive controls
Universal remote transmitter: garage door opener
Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating
4WD type: full time
Center differential: mechanical
Drive mode selector
Auto start/stop
Battery: maintenance-free
Exterior Features
Door handle color: body-color
Exhaust: dual tip
Exhaust tip color: chrome
Front bumper color: body-color
Grille color: black, chrome surround
Mirror color: body-color
Rear bumper color: body-color
Window trim: chrome
In Car Entertainment
Connected in-car apps: Facebook, Google search, Twitter, news, parked car finder, service and maintenance, sports, stocks, vehicle diagnostics, weather
Infotainment screen size: 10.2 in.
Digital odometer
Driver information system
External temperature display
Fuel economy display: MPG
Gauge: tachometer
Multi-function display
Trip computer
Trip odometer
Warnings and reminders: lamp failure, low fuel, engine oil, coolant, maintenance due, tire fill alert
Daytime running lights: LED
Front fog lights: LED
Headlights: LED, auto delay off, auto on/off, wiper activated
Taillights: LED, adaptive
Side mirror adjustments: power, power folding, reverse gear tilt
Side mirrors: driver side auto-dimming, heated, integrated turn signals
Moonroof / Sunroof: anti-trapping, one-touch open/close, power glass, power sunshade, sliding sunshade, tilt/slide
Moonroof / Sunroof wind deflector
Body side reinforcements: side impact door beams
Camera system: rearview
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors: LATCH system
Crumple zones: front
Emergency interior trunk release
Energy absorbing steering column
Impact absorbing bumpers
Impact sensor: alert system, battery disconnect, door unlock, fuel cut-off, post-collision safety system
Rearview monitor: in dash
Emergency locking retractors: front, rear
Front seatbelts: 3-point
Rear seatbelts: 3-point
Seatbelt force limiters: front
Seatbelt pretensioners: front
Seatbelt warning sensor: front
Driver seat power adjustments: 4-way power lumbar, height, reclining, 16
Front headrests: adjustable, 2
Front seat type: sport
Passenger seat power adjustments: 4-way power lumbar, height, reclining, 16
Rear headrests: adjustable, 3
Rear seat folding: split
Rear seat type: 40-20-40 split bench
Upholstery: leather
2-stage unlocking doors
Anti-theft system: alarm with remote, audio security system, engine immobilizer
Power door locks: auto-locking
Security app: remote locking, horn and light
Stability and Traction
Hill holder control
Stability control
Traction control
Front shock type: twin-tube gas
Front spring type: coil
Front stabilizer bar
Front struts
Front suspension classification: independent
Front suspension type: double wishbone
Rear shock type: twin-tube gas
Rear spring type: coil
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear suspension classification: independent
Rear suspension type: multi-link
Driver assistance app: roadside assistance
Electronic messaging assistance: voice operated
Navigation system: hard drive, touch screen display, voice operated
Phone: hands free
Real time traffic
Satellite communications: BMW Assist
Wireless data link: Bluetooth
Tires and Rims
Run flat tires
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Wheels: alloy
Front wipers: rain sensing, speed sensitive, variable intermittent
Power windows: safety reverse
Window defogger: rear

Optional Equipment

M Sport Brakes
Comfort Features
Ceramic Controls
Fineline Cove Matte Finish Wood Interior Trim
Gray Poplar Wood Interior Trim
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather Dashboard
Plum Brown Wood Trim
Convenience Features
Wireless Charging: Includes wifi hotspot and enhanced usb and bluetooth.
Exterior Features
Almandine Brown Metallic Paint
Atlas Cedar Metallic Paint
Azurite Black Metallic Paint
Black Sapphire Metallic Paint
Bluestone Metallic Paint
Carbon Black Metallic Paint
Cashmere Silver Metallic Paint
Champagne Quartz Metallic Paint
Dark Graphite Metallic Paint
Glacier Silver Metallic Paint
Imperial Blue Metallic Paint
Jatoba Brown Metallic Paint
Mediterranean Blue Metallic Paint
Mineral White Metallic Paint
Rhodonite Silver Metallic Paint
In Car Entertainment
Apple CarPlay Compatibility
Bowers and Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System: Includes 1400-watt bowers and wilkins surround sound system w/ 16 speakers including 2 subwoofers.
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System: Includes 600-watt harman/kardon surround sound system w/ 16 speakers including 2 bass speakers located under the front seats.
Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional: Includes rear-seat entertainment system w/ two 9.2-inch color screens integrated into the back of the front seats and remote control.
Head-Up Display
Aluminum Rhombicle Interior Trim
Anthracite Alcantara Headliner
Burl Walnut Wood Interior Trim
Fineline Ridge Wood Interior Trim
Nappa Leather Upholstery
Piano Black Interior Trim
SensaTec Dashboard
Marketing Package
Driving Assistance Package: Includes active driving assistant or driving assistance plus package, head-up display, active blind spot detection, and lane departure warning.
Driving Assistance Plus Package: Includes active driving assistant plus, active cruise control with stop and go, active lane keeping assistant with side collision avoidance, traffic jam assistant, evasion aid, and cross-traffic alert front.
Dynamic Handling Package: Includes adaptive drive, active roll stabilization, and dynamic damper control.
Executive Package: Includes soft close automatic doors, icon adaptive full led headlights, automatic high beams, parking assistant plus, dynamic digital instrument cluster, active park distance control, and surround view with 3d view.
Lighting Package: Includes full led lights and automatic high beams.
Luxury Package: Includes sensatec dashboard or leather dashboard, and luxury styling.
Luxury Seating Package: Includes front ventilated seats, multi-contour seats, front massaging seats, and nappa leather interior.
M Sport Package: Includes 19 in. Or 20 in. Double-spoke alloy wheels, power tailgate, comfort access keyless entry, m sport styling, heated front seats or front and rear heated seats, sensatec dashboard or leather dashboard, aluminum rhombicle interior trim or fineline ridge wood trim or burl walnut wood trim or fineline cove matte finish wood trim or gray poplar wood trim, park distance control, siriusxm satellite radio, gesture control, m sport suspension or dynamic damper control or dynamic handling package, m steering wheel, aerodynamic kit, and shadowline exterior trim.
Parking Assistance Package: Includes parking assistant plus, active park distance control, and surround view with 3d view.
Premium Package: Includes power tailgate, comfort access keyless entry, heated front seats or front and rear heated seats, park distance control, siriusxm satellite radio, and gesture control.
Roof and Glass
Power Rear Sunshade and Manual Rear Side Window Shades
Active Driving Assistant: Includes blind spot detection, daytime pedestrian protection, front collision warning with city mitigation, lane departure warning, speed limit information, and rear cross traffic alert.
Night Vision with Pedestrian Detection
Park Distance Control: Includes front and rear parking sensors that trigger an audible warning beep to assist the driver with parking maneuvers.
Remote Control Parking
Heated Front and Rear Seats
Heated Seats: Includes 3-stage heating for seats.
Multi-Contour Seats: Includes 20-way power multi-contour front seats (includes articulated upper backrest, 4-way lumbar support, passenger's-seat memory, active head restraints, and adjustable side and thigh support).
Dynamic Damper Control
Integral Active Steering
M Sport Suspension
Tires and Rims
18 in. Double Spoke Wheels: Includes non run flat all season tires.
19 in. M Double Spoke Wheels: Includes mixed performance run flat tires.
19 in. M Double Spoke Wheels: Includes all season run flat tires.
19 in. V Spoke Wheels: Includes mixed performance run flat tires.
19 in. V Spoke Wheels: Includes all season run flat tires.
20 in. V Spoke Wheels: Includes performance run flat tires.
Space-Saver Spare Tire

Available Engines

3.0L Diesel Twin Turbo I6 261hp 457ft. lbs.
Fuel Type Diesel
Fuel Quality 0
Max HP 261 at 4000 rpm
Max Torque 457 at 2000 rpm
Bore 3.31
Stroke 3.54
Displacement 3
Block Type I
Cylinders 6
Aspiration Twin Turbo
Fuel Induction DI
Cam Type DOHC
Valves 24
Valve Timing VVT
Compression 16.5

Available Transmissions

8-Speed Shiftable Automatic w/Sport Transmission
Detail Shiftable Automatic
Gears 8

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