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2005 BMW X5 vs. 1995 Rover 200

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 10 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1995 Rover 200. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 Rover 200 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 113 more horse power than 1995 Rover 200. (102 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 1995 Rover 200. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 1095 kg more than 1995 Rover 200. 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 1995 Rover 200. 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 393 more torque (in Nm) than 1995 Rover 200. (127 Nm @ 5000 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1995 Rover 200.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 1995 Rover 200
Make BMW Rover
Model X5 200
Year Released 2005 1995
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 1396 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 102 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 127 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 5000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 75 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 79 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1075 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4230 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1690 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2510 mm


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