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2005 BMW X5 vs. 1982 BMW 320

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 23 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1982 BMW 320. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1982 BMW 320 would be higher. At 2,926 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 BMW X5 is equipped with a bigger engine.

Because 2005 BMW X5 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1982 BMW 320. 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. 1982 BMW 320 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. 1982 BMW 320 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 1982 BMW 320
Model X5 320
Year Released 2005 1982
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 1990 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4330 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 102 L


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