The BMW TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder diesel engine of the BMW 520d produces an exceptional 135 kW (184 hp) performance from its 2.0 litre capacity.
Its combination of CommonRail direct injection and a turbocharger with variable turbine geometry yields a top speed of 231 km/h and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.9 seconds, with a torque of 380 Nm at 1,750 to 2,750 rpm. The efficient average fuel consumption: 22.2 km/l at a CO2 emissions level of 129 g/km.
The figures for fuel consumption and CO2 emissions apply in connection with the wheel and tyre size selected.
Further information about the official fuel consumption and the official specific CO2 emissions for new passenger automobiles can be found in the 'New Passenger Vehicle Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emission Guidelines', which are available free of charge at all sales outlets and from DAT Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH, Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern, Germany.