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2005 BMW X5 vs. 2000 Nissan Silvia

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Nissan Silvia. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Nissan Silvia would be higher. At 2,926 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 BMW X5 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Nissan Silvia (250 HP @ 3600 RPM) has 35 more horse power than 2005 BMW X5. (215 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2000 Nissan Silvia should accelerate faster than 2005 BMW X5. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 335 kg more than 2000 Nissan Silvia.

Because 2005 BMW X5 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2000 Nissan Silvia. 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) has 249 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Nissan Silvia. (271 Nm). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Nissan Silvia.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2000 Nissan Silvia
Make BMW Nissan
Model X5 Silvia
Year Released 2005 2000
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 250 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 3600 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 271 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 8.5:1
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1835 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4450 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1290 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2530 mm


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