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2005 BMW X5 vs. 1971 Nissan Gloria

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 34 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1971 Nissan Gloria. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1971 Nissan Gloria would be higher. At 2,926 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 BMW X5 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 BMW X5 (215 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 126 more horse power than 1971 Nissan Gloria. (89 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 1971 Nissan Gloria. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 875 kg more than 1971 Nissan Gloria. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 2005 BMW X5 (520 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 360 more torque (in Nm) than 1971 Nissan Gloria. (160 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1971 Nissan Gloria.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 1971 Nissan Gloria
Make BMW Nissan
Model X5 Gloria
Year Released 2005 1971
Engine Size 2926 cc 1988 cc
Horse Power 215 HP 89 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 160 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4700 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2700 mm


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