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2005 BMW X5 vs. 1977 Chevrolet Blazer

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 28 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Chevrolet Blazer. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Chevrolet Blazer would be higher. At 4,093 cc (6 cylinders), 1977 Chevrolet Blazer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 BMW X5 (215 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 115 more horse power than 1977 Chevrolet Blazer. (100 HP @ 3600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 1977 Chevrolet Blazer. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 370 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Blazer. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. 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 278 more torque (in Nm) than 1977 Chevrolet Blazer. (242 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1977 Chevrolet Blazer. 1977 Chevrolet Blazer has automatic transmission and 2005 BMW X5 has manual transmission. 2005 BMW X5 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1977 Chevrolet Blazer will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 1977 Chevrolet Blazer
Make BMW Chevrolet
Model X5 Blazer
Year Released 2005 1977
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 4093 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 215 HP 100 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 3600 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 242 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 1600 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1800 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4670 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 2050 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1870 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2710 mm


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