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2003 BMW 530 vs. 2006 Suzuki Liana

To start off, 2006 Suzuki Liana is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 BMW 530. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 BMW 530 would be higher. At 2,993 cc (6 cylinders), 2003 BMW 530 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 BMW 530 (215 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 110 more horse power than 2006 Suzuki Liana. (105 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2003 BMW 530 should accelerate faster than 2006 Suzuki Liana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 BMW 530 weights approximately 455 kg more than 2006 Suzuki Liana. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Suzuki Liana is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2003 BMW 530. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Suzuki Liana 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, 2003 BMW 530 (501 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 357 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Suzuki Liana. (144 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2003 BMW 530 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Suzuki Liana.

Compare all specifications:

2003 BMW 530 2006 Suzuki Liana
Make BMW Suzuki
Model 530 Liana
Year Released 2003 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2993 cc 1586 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 105 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 501 Nm 144 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 78 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 83 mm
Top Speed 245 km/hour 170 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.1 seconds 12 seconds
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1670 kg 1215 kg
Vehicle Length 4850 mm 4240 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1560 mm
Wheelbase Size 2890 mm 2490 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.9 L/100km 7.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 50 L


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