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2005 BMW X5 vs. 1972 Fiat 130

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 33 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1972 Fiat 130. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1972 Fiat 130 would be higher. At 3,238 cc (6 cylinders), 1972 Fiat 130 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 BMW X5 (215 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 52 more horse power than 1972 Fiat 130. (163 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 1972 Fiat 130. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 598 kg more than 1972 Fiat 130. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2005 BMW X5 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1972 Fiat 130. 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 265 more torque (in Nm) than 1972 Fiat 130. (255 Nm @ 3400 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1972 Fiat 130.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 1972 Fiat 130
Make BMW Fiat
Model X5 130
Year Released 2005 1972
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 3238 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 215 HP 163 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 255 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 102 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 66 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1572 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2730 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 80 L


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