2005 BMW X5 vs. 1983 Renault 11

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1983 Renault 11. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1983 Renault 11 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 134 more horse power than 1983 Renault 11. (81 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 1983 Renault 11. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 1275 kg more than 1983 Renault 11. 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 381 more torque (in Nm) than 1983 Renault 11. (139 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1983 Renault 11.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 1983 Renault 11
Make BMW Renault
Model X5 11
Year Released 2005 1983
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 1721 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 215 HP 81 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 139 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 895 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 3980 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1640 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2490 mm


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