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2005 BMW X5 vs. 2001 Toyota Verossa

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Toyota Verossa. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Toyota Verossa 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 26 more horse power than 2001 Toyota Verossa. (189 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 2001 Toyota Verossa. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 710 kg more than 2001 Toyota Verossa. 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 2001 Toyota Verossa. 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 269 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Toyota Verossa. (251 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Toyota Verossa. 2001 Toyota Verossa has automatic transmission and 2005 BMW X5 has manual transmission. 2005 BMW X5 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2001 Toyota Verossa will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2001 Toyota Verossa
Make BMW Toyota
Model X5 Verossa
Year Released 2005 2001
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 2491 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 215 HP 189 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 251 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 71.5 mm
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1460 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4710 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2800 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 70 L


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