1995 Acura NSX vs. 2005 BMW X5

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 10 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1995 Acura NSX. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 Acura NSX would be higher. At 3,178 cc (6 cylinders), 1995 Acura NSX is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1995 Acura NSX (420 HP @ 8250 RPM) has 205 more horse power than 2005 BMW X5. (215 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1995 Acura NSX should accelerate faster than 2005 BMW X5. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 673 kg more than 1995 Acura NSX.

Because 2005 BMW X5 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1995 Acura NSX. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 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 BMW X5 (520 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 106 more torque (in Nm) than 1995 Acura NSX. (414 Nm @ 5500 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1995 Acura NSX.

Compare all specifications:

1995 Acura NSX 2005 BMW X5
Make Acura BMW
Model NSX X5
Year Released 1995 2005
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Middle Front
Engine Size 3178 cc 2926 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 420 HP 215 HP
Engine RPM 8250 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 414 Nm 520 Nm
Torque RPM 5500 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1497 kg 2170 kg
Vehicle Length 4420 mm 4670 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1180 mm 1720 mm
Wheelbase Size 2540 mm 2830 mm


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