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2008 BMW 550i Sedan Specs

BMW 5 Series Sedan

2008 BMW 5 Series 550i Sedan powered by 4.8-liter V8 Gas Engine with 6-Speed Automatic transmission.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$58,800
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
4.8-liter V8 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Body Type
Sedan
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
14 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    4.8-liter V8 Gas
  • Horsepower
    360 hp @ 6300 rpm
  • Torque
    360 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Automatic (+$500)
  • Drivetrain
    Rear Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Servotronic Variable Pwr
  • Turning Diameter
    37.5 ft

Wheels

  • Front Wheel Size
    17" x 8.0"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    17" x 8.0"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Double-Pivot
  • Rear Suspension
    4-link Integral

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P225/50VR17
  • Rear Tire
    P225/50VR17

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • City
    15 MPG
  • Highway
    22 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    18.5 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    277.5 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    407 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    191.1 in
  • Height
    57.8 in
  • Max Width
    72.7 in
  • Front Width
    61.3 in
  • Rear Width
    62.2 in
  • Wheelbase
    113.7 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    41.5 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    39.1 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    57.3 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    36 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    38.1 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    57.2 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    3,946 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    14 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • DAKOTA LEATHER SEAT TRIM

Features and Options

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Not Available
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Standard
  • Vinyl Seats
    Standard
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available

Additional Packages

SPORT PKG

$4,700

active roll stabilization (ARS), leather-wrapped sport steering wheel, 19" x 8.0" front double spoke alloy wheels, 19" x 9.5" rear double spoke alloy wheels (style 172M), P245/35WR19 front performance tires, P275/30WR19 rear performance tires, compact spare tire, shadowline exterior trim, multi-contour front seats, sport suspension, aerodynamic pkg, rear spoiler *Affects Color Availability*

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    4 Years / Unlimited Miles