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2005 BMW X5 vs. 1999 Mitsubishi Pajero

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1999 Mitsubishi Pajero. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1999 Mitsubishi Pajero 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 117 more horse power than 1999 Mitsubishi Pajero. (98 HP @ 4200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 1999 Mitsubishi Pajero. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 440 kg more than 1999 Mitsubishi Pajero. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. 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 280 more torque (in Nm) than 1999 Mitsubishi Pajero. (240 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1999 Mitsubishi Pajero.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 1999 Mitsubishi Pajero
Make BMW Mitsubishi
Model X5 Pajero
Year Released 2005 1999
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 2476 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 215 HP 98 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4200 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 240 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1730 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4550 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1740 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2730 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 74 L


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