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Engine 2.5L 6-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-40

  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain plug torque: 19 ft-lbs

  • Oil capacity: 7.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.5L 6-Cylinder: 0.032"

Fuel

  • Capacity: 18.5 gal (70.0 L) 

Washer  Fluid

  • Capacity: 3.7qt (3.5 L)

Manual Transmission Fluid

  • Type: Lifetime Fluid, No fluid change required

Automatic Transmission Fluid

  • Type: Lifetime Fluid, No fluid change required

Brake 

  • Type: DOT4

Differential

  • Type: Lifetime Fluid, No fluid change required

Powertrain


Engine 

  • Petrol:

    • 2.0-3.0 L M52/M54 I6

    • 3.5-4.9 L M62/S62 V8

  • Diesel:

    • 2.0 L M47 turbo I4

    • 2.5-2.9 L M51/M57 turbo I6

  • Transmission

    • 5-speed manual

    • 6-speed manual

    • 4-speed automatic

    • 5-speed automatic

Fuel Consumption


BMW 5 SERIE FUEL CONSUMPTION

References


  1. 2003 BMW 1-Series Owners Manual 

  2. BMW 1-Series - Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTSA.gov

Lights

Front Lights

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H8-35W

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    • 3457NAK

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: H7-55W

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb:

    • H7-55W

    • HID-D2S

  • Stepwell Light Bulb: 6418

  • LED Angel Eye Headlight Kits: 10WE39

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 7506

  • Brake Light Bulb: 7506

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: 7506

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 6418

  • Parking Light Bulb: 64132

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: LED

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 12496

    • 7506

  • Tail Light Bulb: LED

Interior Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 7506

  • Brake Light Bulb: 7506

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: 7506

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 6418

  • Parking Light Bulb: 64132

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: LED

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 12496

    • 7506

  • Tail Light Bulb: LED