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2005 BMW X5 vs. 2004 Land Rover Range Rover

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Land Rover Range Rover. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Land Rover Range Rover would be higher. At 4,392 cc (8 cylinders), 2004 Land Rover Range Rover is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Land Rover Range Rover (282 HP) has 67 more horse power than 2005 BMW X5. (215 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Land Rover Range Rover should accelerate faster than 2005 BMW X5. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Land Rover Range Rover weights approximately 272 kg more than 2005 BMW X5. 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) has 79 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Land Rover Range Rover. (441 Nm). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Land Rover Range Rover.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2004 Land Rover Range Rover
Make BMW Land Rover
Model X5 Range Rover
Year Released 2005 2004
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 4392 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 282 HP
Torque 520 Nm 441 Nm
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 92 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 83 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 10.0:1
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 2442 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4960 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1930 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1870 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2890 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.6 L/100km 18.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 100 L


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