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Car reviews - BMW - 5 Series - 528i Touring wagon

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3 May 2001

The Touring can carry 1525 litres of cargo, weighing up to 630kg

The 2.8-litre, twin camshaft, six-cylinder engine develops 142kW at 5300rpm and 280Nm of torque at 3950rpm

It mates to a five-speed automatic transmission

The Touring gets its own all-aluminium rear axle to enhance load space

The rear suspension's dampers lie almost flat to maximise cargo load space. It also features a self-levelling system

All five seats come with height-adjustable headrests and three-point seatbelts

Dual front and side airbags are fitted as standard

The rear seat features integrated child seats

The five-door 5 Series has a low 0.30 co-efficient of drag

It may be bigger than the old model, but BMW has managed to shave 25kg off the weight of the new car

The window in the tailgate can be opened separately

A lamp on the bottom edge of tailgate illuminates the area beneath the open door

The rear headrests do not have to be removed when the seat is folded forward

Unlike the Mercedes E-class, the Touring can only seat five

Park Distance Control, which uses radar to warn the driver when the car is getting too close to other cars and walls etc, is standard

Roof rails are standard

The wagon is only 30mm longer than the sedan

A luggage compartment cover and safety net are included

Like other 5 Series models, the Touring features double glazing on side windows

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The tailgate has power opening and closing instead of a conventional handle. To close it, a slight push against the lock activates an electric motor which pulls the tailgate shut

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