2005 BMW X5 vs. 2004 Fiat Punto

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Fiat Punto. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Fiat Punto 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 155 more horse power than 2004 Fiat Punto. (60 HP @ 4800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 2004 Fiat Punto. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 1320 kg more than 2004 Fiat Punto. 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 2004 Fiat Punto. 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 418 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Fiat Punto. (102 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Fiat Punto.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2004 Fiat Punto
Make BMW Fiat
Model X5 Punto
Year Released 2005 2004
Body Type SUV Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 1297 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 60 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 102 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 70.8 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 78.9 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Top Speed 210 km/hour 155 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.3 seconds 14.6 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 850 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 3870 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1670 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2550 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.6 L/100km 5.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 58 L


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