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2005 BMW X5 vs. 1992 Ford Falcon

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1992 Ford Falcon. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1992 Ford Falcon would be higher. At 3,984 cc (6 cylinders), 1992 Ford Falcon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 BMW X5 (215 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 17 more horse power than 1992 Ford Falcon. (198 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 1992 Ford Falcon. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 670 kg more than 1992 Ford Falcon. 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 1992 Ford Falcon. 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 172 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Ford Falcon. (348 Nm @ 3750 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Ford Falcon.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 1992 Ford Falcon
Make BMW Ford
Model X5 Falcon
Year Released 2005 1992
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 3984 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 215 HP 198 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 348 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3750 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1500 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4820 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2800 mm


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