2008 BMW 550 4dr Sdn 550i RWD Specs

2008 BMW 550 4dr Sdn 550i RWD Specs
2008 BMW 550 4dr Sdn 550i RWD Specs
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EPA Classification

Engine Type
Gas V8

SAE Net Horsepower
360 @ 6300


SAE Net Torque
360 @ 3400

EPA Fuel Economy Estimated City
15 MPG

Cruising Range on Highway
407.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
22 MPG

Cruising Range on City
277.50 mi

Front Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 8.0 in

Front Wheel Size
17 x 8.0 in

Transmission Type

Rear Wheel Drive

Final Drive Axle Ratio

First Gear Ratio

Reverse Ratio

Rear Suspension
4-link Integral

Front Suspension

Rear Disc

Brake Type

Brake ABS System

Front Disc

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gal

Curb to Curb Turning Diameter
37.5 ft

Steering Ratio

Steering Type
Servotronic Variable Pwr

Front Tire Size

Rear Tire Size

Base Curb Weight
3946 lbs

Overall Height
57.8 in

Front Leg Room
41.5 in

Second Shoulder Room
57.2 in

Width without Mirrors
72.7 in

Rear Track Width
62.2 in

Maximum Alternator Capacity

2008 BMW 550 4dr Sdn 550i RWD Specs

EPA ClassificationMid-Size
Engine TypeGas V8
SAE Net Horsepower360 @ 6300
SAE Net Torque360 @ 3400
4-wheel ventilated disc brakesStandard
Twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbersStandard
LATCH attachments for rear seatsStandard
Interlocking door anchoring systemStandard
Vehicle & key memoryStandard
Fully finished trunk w/reversible matStandard
Front/rear floor matsStandard
Front/rear body-color bumpersStandard
Rear window defrosterStandard
4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)Standard
Adaptive brake lightsStandard
TeleService activationStandard
Emergency trunk release handleStandard
All-passenger automatic locking retractor (ALR)Standard
LCD main & trip odometersStandard
Daytime running lightsStandard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrorsStandard
Front side-impact airbagsStandard
Child safety rear door locksStandard
Universal garage door openerOptional
Engine start/stop buttonStandard
BMW ambiance lightingStandard
Electronically controlled engine coolingStandard
Bluetooth wireless technologyStandard
Anti-theft AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: MP3 capability, (10) speakers w/(2) subwoofers, radio data system (RDS)Standard
Check control vehicle monitor systemStandard
Front/rear open door storage compartmentsStandard
BMW Assist-inc: auto collision notification, SOS button, roadside assistance, (4) year subscriptionStandard
Auxiliary audio input in back of center consoleStandard
Central locking system-inc: double-lock, selective unlockStandard
Aluminum 4-link integral rear suspensionStandard
Prep for CD changer & Sirius satellite radioStandard
Impact sensor (automatically turns on hazard/interior lights, unlocks doors & disconnects alternator, fuel pump & starter)Standard
Intelligent Safety & Info System (ISIS) for deployment of safety systemsStandard
FM diversity antennaStandard
Rain-sensing windshield wipers-inc: articulated passenger-side wiper arm, single-wipe control, heated washer jetsStandard
Alarm system w/interior motion detectorStandard
Coded driveaway protection (prevents engine from starting w/o proper key)Standard
Fold-up rear center armrestStandard
2-way pwr tilt/slide moonroof-inc: 1-touch open/close, anti-trapping feature, sliding sunshade, open/close from exterior lockStandard
Adjustable front center armrestStandard
Vehicle-speed-sensitive Servotronic pwr steering-inc: variable assist, variable-ratioStandard
Courtesy lights w/fade in/fade out featureStandard
Electronic analog speedometer & tachometer w/variable warning segmentStandard
Locking glovebox w/rechargeable take-out flashlightStandard
Chrome & matte-black side window trimStandard
Front safety belts-inc: pretensioners, force limitersStandard
Seatback storage compartmentsStandard
Dark poplar wood trimStandard
Aluminum double-pivot strut-type front suspensionStandard
Front/rear Head Protection System (AHPS II) curtain airbagsStandard
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)-inc: dynamic traction control (DTC), dynamic brake control, electronic brake proportioning, cornering & braking stability enhancementStandard
Pwr outlets-inc: front passenger footwell, trunkStandard
Pwr windows-inc: 1-touch open/close, anti-trapping feature, close from exterior lockStandard
Leather-wrapped pwr tilt/telescopic steering wheel-inc: auto tilt-up, audio controls, cruise controls, Bluetooth phone controls, 2-position memoryStandard
Tri-zone automatic climate control-inc: auto air recirculation, bi-directional solar sensor, heat-at-rest function, humidity control, activated-charcoal micro-filter ventilationStandard
iDrive system-inc: on-board computer/controller, (6) programmable memory keysStandard
Leather-trimmed 2-level center console compartments w/climate-controlled lower compartmentStandard
Remote keyless entry w/multi-function remote-inc: interior light activation, remote trunk release, window down, moonroof open, alarmStandard
10-way pwr front bucket seats-inc: pwr head restraints, 2-position driver seat memory, 4-way pwr lumbarOptional
Xenon adaptive automatic headlights-inc: dynamic auto-leveling, low-speed cornering lightsOptional
Aluminum cylinder block & headsOptional
Dakota leather seat trimOptional
Direct ignition system w/knock controlStandard
Dual exhaust systemStandard
Tire pressure monitorStandard
6-speed manual transmission w/ODStandard
Rear wheel driveStandard
P225/50VR17 all-season tiresStandard
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorOptional
Dual front/rear reading lightsStandard
Pwr trunk releaseStandard
EPA MPG Equivalent - CityN/A
EPA Fuel Economy Estimated City15 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - CombinedN/A
Fuel Economy Est-CombinedN/A MPG
Cruising Range on Highway407.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy22 MPG
Estimated Battery RangeN/A mi
Cruising Range on City277.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - HwyN/A
Halogen free-form fog lightsStandard
Battery safety terminalStandard
Front/rear aluminum subframesStandard
Driver/front passenger dual-threshold dual-stage airbags w/passenger deployment sensorStandard
Auto-dimming body-color pwr folding heated mirrors-inc: reverse gear activated passenger-side auto-tilt-down, 2-position mirror memoryOptional
Interior light pkg-inc: door handles, door storage bins, front footwell, rear exit/entry lighting, additional trunkOptional
City 15/hwy 23 (4.8L engine/6-speed auto trans)Optional
Front/rear park distance control (PDC) w/graphic displayOptional
LED ground lightingOptional
City 15/hwy 22 (4.8L engine/6-speed manual trans)Optional
17" x 8.0" V-spoke alloy wheels (style 245)Optional
4.8L DOHC 32-valve V8 engine-inc: double-VANOS steplessly variable valve timing, Valvetronic, 2-stage air intake manifoldOptional
Front/rear stabilizer barsStandard
Cruise controlStandard
Dual front/rear cup holdersStandard
Front Wheel MaterialAlloy
Rear Wheel MaterialAlloy
Rear Wheel Size17 x 8.0 in
Front Wheel Size17 x 8.0 in
Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.40
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)1.19
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.58
Trans Type6
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.87
Transmission TypeManual
DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio2.93
First Gear Ratio4.06
Reverse Ratio3.68
Rear Suspension4-link Integral
Front SuspensionDouble-Pivot
Rear DiscYes
Brake TypePwr-Assisted
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness13.6 x 0.94 in
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness13.7 x 1.18 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line)N/A
Brake ABS System4-Wheel
Front DiscYes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, ApproxN/A gal
Fuel Tank Capacity18.5 gal
Turning Diameter - Wall to WallN/A ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)N/A
Curb to Curb Turning Diameter37.5 ft
Steering Ratio13.7
Steering TypeServotronic Variable Pwr
Front Tire SizeP225/50VR17
Rear Tire SizeP225/50VR17
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.N/A lbs
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight3946 lbs
Second Hip Room SizeN/A in
Overall Height57.8 in
Min Ground ClearanceN/A in
Front Leg Room41.5 in
Second Shoulder Room57.2 in
Width without Mirrors72.7 in
Liftover HeightN/A in
Rear Track Width62.2 in
Second Leg Room36.0 in
Second Head Room38.1 in
Front Head Room39.1 in
Track Width, Front61.3 in
Passenger Volume99.1 ft
Trunk Volume14.0 ft
Front Hip RoomN/A in
Length, Overall191.1 in
Passenger Capacity5
Front Shoulder Room57.3 in
Wheelbase113.7 in
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0 F (Primary)N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity180

Overview of the 2008 BMW 550 4dr Sdn 550i RWD

The trims are classified as Mid-Size EPA Classification.

It is powerd by Gas V8 Engine. It makes about 360 @ 6300 (HP @ rpm) SAE Net Horsepower. The Engine Displacement of the 4dr Sdn 550i RWD is 4.8L/293 cu. in.

The powerful engine of 4dr Sdn 550i RWD can make about 360 @ 3400 (lb-ft. @ rpm) of SAE Net Torque. It can deliver a fuel economy rating of EPA-estimated 15 MPG city. It has a Driving Range of about 407.00 mi on the Highway.

The Estimated EPA Fuel Economy on 4dr Sdn 550i RWD is 22 MPG. It has a Driving Range of about 277.50 mi in city. It features Alloy for the Front Wheel Material.

The Rear Wheel Material used in the 4dr Sdn 550i RWD is Alloy. The Rear Wheel Size is 17 x 8.0 in. The Front Wheel Size is 17 x 8.0 in.

It has Manual transmission.

The best First Gear Ratio is 4.06 for the 4dr Sdn 550i RWD tirms. The best Reverse Ratio is 3.68 for the 4dr Sdn 550i RWD tirms.

It comes with Rear Disc. It has a Pwr-Assisted Brake Type.

It has Front Disc. The Fuel Tank Capacity is approximately 18.5 gal.

The Curb to Curb Turning Diameter is 37.5 ft on the 4dr Sdn 550i RWD. The trims has an overall Streeing Ratio of 13.7:1. It use Servotronic Variable Pwr Streeing.

The front tire size for the 4dr Sdn 550i RWD trims is P225/50VR17. The P225/50VR17 sized Rear Tire is suitable for the 4dr Sdn 550i RWD. It has a Base Curb Weight of 3946 lbs.

The Overall Height of the 4dr Sdn 550i RWD trims is about 57.8 in. The Front Leg Room is about 41.5 in. The Second Shoulder Room is about 57.2 in. in the 4dr Sdn 550i RWD trims.

The trims are about 72.7 in. wide. The trims are 62.2 in wide (Rear Track Width) in the Front. The Maximum Alternator Capacity of 180 is needed for 4dr Sdn 550i RWD.