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2005 BMW X5 vs. 2000 Mazda B2500

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Mazda B2500. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Mazda B2500 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 133 more horse power than 2000 Mazda B2500. (82 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 2000 Mazda B2500. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 430 kg more than 2000 Mazda B2500. 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 326 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Mazda B2500. (194 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Mazda B2500.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2000 Mazda B2500
Make BMW Mazda
Model X5 B2500
Year Released 2005 2000
Body Type SUV Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 2499 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 82 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 194 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1740 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 5010 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1620 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2990 mm


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