2005 BMW X5 vs. 1993 Ford Focus

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1993 Ford Focus. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1993 Ford Focus would be higher. At 2,926 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 BMW X5 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1993 Ford Focus (227 HP @ 6250 RPM) has 12 more horse power than 2005 BMW X5. (215 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1993 Ford Focus should accelerate faster than 2005 BMW X5.

Because 2005 BMW X5 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1993 Ford Focus. 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 215 more torque (in Nm) than 1993 Ford Focus. (305 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1993 Ford Focus.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 1993 Ford Focus
Make BMW Ford
Model X5 Focus
Year Released 2005 1993
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 1994 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 227 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6250 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 305 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 90.8 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 77 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4140 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1230 mm


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