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2000 BMW X5 vs. 2002 Chrysler Sebring

To start off, 2002 Chrysler Sebring is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 BMW X5. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 BMW X5 would be higher. At 2,793 cc (6 cylinders), 2000 BMW X5 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 BMW X5 (190 HP @ 5300 RPM) has 41 more horse power than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (149 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2000 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 BMW X5 weights approximately 518 kg more than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2000 BMW X5 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 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, 2000 BMW X5 (281 Nm @ 3950 RPM) has 55 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2000 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. 2002 Chrysler Sebring has automatic transmission and 2000 BMW X5 has manual transmission. 2000 BMW X5 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Chrysler Sebring will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2000 BMW X5 2002 Chrysler Sebring
Make BMW Chrysler
Model X5 Sebring
Year Released 2000 2002
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2793 cc 2343 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 190 HP 149 HP
Engine RPM 5300 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 281 Nm 226 Nm
Torque RPM 3950 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84.1 mm 87.4 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84.1 mm 101 mm
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1970 kg 1452 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4850 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1710 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2880 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 67 L 61 L


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