2022 BMW 540i Sedan

Manufacturer NameBMW
Manufacturer CodeBMX
Car Class5
Car Class DetailsMidsize Cars
Model Type (Manufacturer)
Release Date7/9/2021

Engine Specifications

Model TypeSIDI; Mild Hybrid;
Engine Displacement3.0 liters
Number of Cylinders6
Aspiration MethodTC
Aspiration DescriptionTurbocharged
Variable Valve TimingY
Variable Valve Timing Detailsvariable valve timing at inlet and outlet valves
Variable Valve LiftY
Variable Valve Lift Detailsvariable valve lift only at inlet valves
Cam-less Valvetrain?N
Intake Valves/Cylinder2
Exhaust Valves/Cylinder2
Cylinder DeactivationN
Model TypeSIDI; Mild Hybrid;


EV/HEV DetailsBSG (Belt-Driven Starter Generator) Engine with 48V Technology; 2.2 kW (30 seconds), 8 kW (10 seconds); Motor/Generator Type: externally excited synchronuous machine (EESM)
Number of Drive Motors1
Motor TypeOther
Motor TypeEESM
Motor Power Rating (kW)2

Fuel And Fuel Effiency

Fuel Efficiency Rating (On Label)6
Estimated Fuel Cost (Annual)$1650
Fuel Cost (Annual) - EPA Calculated$1650
Expected Fuel Cost Over Next 5 Years$1750
Manufacturer Calculated MPG37.1
Gas Guzzler DescriptionNot exempt
Conventional Fuel Efficiency - City/Highway/Combo25 / 32 / 27
Conventional Fuel Efficiency - City/Highway/Combo31.8 / 36.8427 / 36.8427 (Unadjusted)
Regenerative BrakingElectrical Regen Brake
Regenerative Braking WheelsBoth
Regenerative Braking Driver Controlled?N
Max. Ethanol Percent10
Fuel Type (Conventional) DetailsGasoline (Premium Unleaded Recommended)
Fuel Cell Vehicle?N
Fuel Metering SystemSpark Ignition Direct Injection
Engine Start/Stop SystemYes


Number of Batteries1
Battery Type ClassLithium Ion
Energy Storage DeviceBattery(s)
Total Voltage For Battery Packs44
Battery Capacity (Amp/Hours)10
Battery Specific Energy (Watt-Hours/KG)40
Battery Charger TypeOn-Board
Off-board Charge Capable?N

Transmission System

Number of Gears8
Lockup Torque ConverterY
Creeper GearN
Drive SystemR
Drive Description2-Wheel Drive, Rear


Recommended Oil Viscosity0W20
4-doory Passenger Volume99
4-door Luggage Volume14
Conventional Fuel CO2 Production City/Highway/Comb.357 / 278 / 322

Smog And Pollution

Greehouse Gas (GHG) Score6
Smog Rating Test GroupNBMXJ03.0G2X
Mfr. Smog Rating5
Testing MethodDerived 5-cycle label

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