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2005 BMW X5 vs. 1989 Chevrolet Beretta

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 16 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1989 Chevrolet Beretta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1989 Chevrolet Beretta 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 126 more horse power than 1989 Chevrolet Beretta. (89 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 1989 Chevrolet Beretta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 880 kg more than 1989 Chevrolet Beretta. 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 1989 Chevrolet Beretta. 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 374 more torque (in Nm) than 1989 Chevrolet Beretta. (146 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1989 Chevrolet Beretta. 1989 Chevrolet Beretta 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. 1989 Chevrolet Beretta will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 1989 Chevrolet Beretta
Make BMW Chevrolet
Model X5 Beretta
Year Released 2005 1989
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 1991 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 215 HP 89 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 146 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3200 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1290 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2740 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 68 L


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