BMW
M5
2008
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2008 BMW M5 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2008 BMW M5 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 BMW M5 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$83,900
Invoice *
$77,370
Engine
5.0L V-10 500 HP 383 ft.lbs. @ 6,100 rpm
Transmission
7-spd sequential shift control auto-shift man w/OD / 6-spd man w/OD
Fuel Economy City
11.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
17.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
5.0L V-10 500 HP 383 ft.lbs. @ 6,100 rpm
Transmission
7-spd sequential shift control auto-shift man w/OD / 6-spd man w/OD
Alternator
170 amp
Axle Ratio
3.62
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
18.5 gal.
Exhaust
dual stainless steel with polished tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Electronic Stability
electronic stability
Ride
sport
Ride Control
automatic w/driver control
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Steering Cooler
steering cooler
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear
Wheels
19.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P255/40ZR19.0BSW performance
Rear Tires (if different from Front)
285/35
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
sport / adaptive
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Front Headrests
power adjustable w/tilt
Front Armrests
center
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(12-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(12-way power)
Rear Seats
bench / 60-40 bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable
Rear Armrests
center / center with pass-thru and skibag
Seat Trim
leather
Door Trim
leather
Headliner
full cloth / full Alcantara simulated suede
Floor Trim
carpet
Dashboard Insert
aluminum / genuine wood
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather/metal-look
Sunroof
express open/close
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front and rear
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin
Seatback Storage
2
Refrigerated Box
console
Door Bins
dual
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Air Compressor
tire mobility kit
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Rear Air Conditioning
rear air with separate controls
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Automatic Air Recirculation
automatic air recirculation
Radio
AM/FM, seek-scan / AM/FM/HD, seek-scan / SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan / SIRIUS AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
in-dash mounted single
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder
Speakers
13 harman/kardon / 16 harman/kardon
Amplifier
amplifier / premium
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
window grid diversity
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Heated Door Locks
heated door locks
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Power Outlets
5
Trunk Pulldown
trunk/hatch auto-latch
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Smokers Package
ashtray
Lighter Elements
front
Emergency SOS
BMW Assist
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Heads Up Display
head-up display
Clock
in-dash
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Check Control
redundant digital speedometer
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Park Distance Control
front and rear
Navigation System
integrated navigation system
Steering Wheel
power telescopic tilt sport
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open
front and rear
Tinted Windows
light
Sun Blinds
manual
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
jets
Rain Detecting Wipers
rain detecting wipers
Speed Sensitve Wipers
speed sensitive wipers
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Rear Blinds
power
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
door mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
door mounted
Overhead Airbag
tube 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Rear Side Airbag
rear side-impact airbag
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front / front and rear
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Tracker System
tracker system
Security System
security system

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
14.0 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
191.5 "
Exterior Width
72.7 "
Exterior Height
57.8 "
Wheelbase
114 "
Front Tread
62 "
Rear Tread
62 "
Turning Radius
20.3 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
5,071 lbs.
Curb Weight
4,012 lbs.
Payload
1,058 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.31
Front Legroom
41.5 "
Rear Legroom
36.0 "
Front Headroom
39.1 "
Rear Headroom
38.1 "
Front Shoulder Room
57.3 "
Rear Shoulder Room
57.2 "
Passenger Volume
99 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
14.0 cu.ft.
Rear Spoiler
lip
Bumpers
body-colored
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual heated, power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
144/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/unlimited
Maintenance Months/Miles
48/50,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2008 BMW M5 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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