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1990 BMW 316 vs. 2005 Land Rover Freelander

To start off, 2005 Land Rover Freelander is newer by 15 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1990 BMW 316. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1990 BMW 316 would be higher. At 2,489 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Land Rover Freelander is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Land Rover Freelander (174 HP) has 74 more horse power than 1990 BMW 316. (100 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Land Rover Freelander should accelerate faster than 1990 BMW 316.

Because 2005 Land Rover Freelander is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1990 BMW 316. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Land Rover Freelander will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Land Rover Freelander (240 Nm) has 99 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 BMW 316. (141 Nm). This means 2005 Land Rover Freelander will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 BMW 316.

Compare all specifications:

1990 BMW 316 2005 Land Rover Freelander
Make BMW Land Rover
Model 316 Freelander
Year Released 1990 2005
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 2489 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 100 HP 174 HP
Torque 141 Nm 240 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 10.5:1
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1840 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2570 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 64 L


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