2025 BMW 540d xDrive pricing for Australia

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The new BMW 540d xDrive sedan is coming to Australia as a new top-shelf offering, due in late 2024

  • New variant joins 5 Series line-up with 3.0-litre in-line six-cylinder turbo diesel
  • 48-volt mild hybrid system featured
  • 223kW and 670Nm + AWD for a 5.2-second 0-100km/h
  • Priced from $134,900 with customer deliveries set for Q4, 2024
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BMW Australia is set to grow its 5 Series sedan range with the introduction of the 540d xDrive variant later this year.

The new 540d xDrive will join the existing 520i in the combustion-engined line-up. The other 5 Series offerings in Australia are fully electric, represented by the i5 eDrive40 and i5 M60 xDrive. BMW will also launch the fully electric i5 M60 xDrive Touring wagon later this year for longroof fans.

The BMW 540d xDrive is driven by a 223 kW and 670 Nm 3.0-litre in-line six-cylinder turbo diesel engine, matched to a 48-volt mild hybrid system.

The mild hybrid system serves both as a starter motor and delivering a boost of up to 13 kW and 200 Nm to the engine, while recuperating braking energy to convert into electrical energy.

Combined with all-wheel-drive traction, the 540d xDrive claims a fairly rapid 0-100 km/h time of 5.2 seconds.

Full specification details and equipment are listed below.


2025 BMW 540d xDrive features

20” M alloy wheelsLumbar support, front
Metallic paintworkSeat heating, front
illuminated kidney grille surroundsDriving Assistant Professional
8-speed Steptronic automatic transmissionParking Assistant Professional
Tyre Pressure MonitorAutomatic Air Conditioning, 2-Zone
Tyre Repair KitAdaptive LED headlights
Adaptive Suspension Professional (Integral Active Steering, Adaptive Suspension)Intelligent Emergency Call
Alarm SystemTeleServices
Automatic tailgateBMW ConnectedDrive Services
Comfort AccessConnected Package Professional
M Sport PackageBowers & Wilkins Surround Sound (655-watt,18 speakers)
BMW Iconic Glow Exterior PackageWireless Charging Tray
M Sport Brake, Dark Blue MetallicPersonal eSim
Interior Trim, Carbon Fibre and high-gloss silver threads, Dark Silver M accentsBMW Live Cockpit Professional
Travel & Comfort SystemNatural Interaction
Interior CameraDAB+ Radio
Ambient lightM Leather Steering Wheel
Panorama Glass Roof (non-opening)BMW Individual Leather ‘Merino’ Upholstery
Through loading system5-year BMW Warranty
Sport seats

Exterior colour options

Alpine White (non-metallic)BMW Individual Metallic:
No-cost metallic options:Tanzanite Blue: $2,400
M Carbon BlackFrozen Pure Grey: $5,000
Black SapphireFrozen Deep Grey: $5,000
Sophisto Grey Brilliant EffectFrozen Portimao Blue: $9,000
Mineral White
Phytonic Blue
Oxide Grey
M Brooklyn Grey
Cape York Green
Fire Red

Interior options

Seat upholstery
BMW Individual Leather ‘Merino’ Black/Atlas Grey
BMW Individual Leather ‘Merino’ Copper Brown/Atlas Grey
BMW Individual Leather ‘Merino’ Silverstone/Atlas Grey
Interior trims
Dark Silver accent combined with fine-wood trim Grey Blue Ash, open-pored
Dark Chrome accent combined with fine wood trim Fineline Light open-pored
Dark Silver accent combined with fine-wood trim Dark Oak high-gloss
BMW Individual Silver Bronze accent combined with fine-wood trim ‘Fineline’, open pored and Silver Bronze inlay
Dark Silver M accent combined with Carbon Fibre and high-gloss silver threads
Dark Silver M accent combined with Aluminium Rhombicle
Alloy wheels
20” M light alloy wheels Star-spoke style 938 M Bicolour Jet Black
20” M aerodynamic wheels 939 M Bicolour Black Grey
21” BMW Individual aerodynamic wheels 954 Bicolour Jet Black

Comfort Package – $5,700

Steering Wheel HeatingGlass application, ‘CraftedClarity’
Roller SunblindsSeat Heating, rear
Active Seat Ventilation, frontAutomatic Air Conditioning, 4-Zone Control

M Sport Plus – $4,200

M Sport Pro, including:M Carbon Exterior Package:
M Lights Shadow LineM Carbon Exterior Mirror Caps
M Seat BeltsM Carbon Rear Spoiler
M Red Brake Callipers (also available in Dark Blue Metallic)
21” BMW Individual aerodynamic wheels 954 Bicolour Jet Black

The 2025 BMW 540d xDrive is priced from $134,900 with customer deliveries set for the fourth quarter of 2024.

Interested in spending a bit more? There’s the i5 M60 EV below, or the upcoming new BMW M5.

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