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2005 BMW X5 vs. 1992 Toyota Camry

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1992 Toyota Camry. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1992 Toyota Camry would be higher. At 2,958 cc (6 cylinders), 1992 Toyota Camry is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 BMW X5 (215 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 86 more horse power than 1992 Toyota Camry. (129 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 1992 Toyota Camry. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 625 kg more than 1992 Toyota Camry. 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 Toyota Camry. 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 378 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Toyota Camry. (142 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Toyota Camry.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 1992 Toyota Camry
Make BMW Toyota
Model X5 Camry
Year Released 2005 1992
Body Type SUV Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 2958 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 215 HP 129 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 142 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 87.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 82 mm
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1545 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4820 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 70 L


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