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2005 BMW X5 vs. 1984 Toyota Celica

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 21 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1984 Toyota Celica. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1984 Toyota Celica 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 100 more horse power than 1984 Toyota Celica. (115 HP @ 5400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 1984 Toyota Celica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 1005 kg more than 1984 Toyota Celica. 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 1984 Toyota Celica. 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 348 more torque (in Nm) than 1984 Toyota Celica. (172 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1984 Toyota Celica.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 1984 Toyota Celica
Make BMW Toyota
Model X5 Celica
Year Released 2005 1984
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 1988 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 215 HP 115 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 172 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 75 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1165 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4630 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1690 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1320 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2620 mm


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