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2005 BMW X5 vs. 2004 Mitsubishi Montero

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Mitsubishi Montero. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Mitsubishi Montero would be higher. At 3,828 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Mitsubishi Montero is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 BMW X5 (215 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 3 more horse power than 2004 Mitsubishi Montero. (212 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 2004 Mitsubishi Montero. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 30 kg more than 2004 Mitsubishi Montero. 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 184 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Mitsubishi Montero. (336 Nm @ 3250 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Mitsubishi Montero. 2004 Mitsubishi Montero 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. 2004 Mitsubishi Montero will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2004 Mitsubishi Montero
Make BMW Mitsubishi
Model X5 Montero
Year Released 2005 2004
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 3828 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 212 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 336 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3250 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 95 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 90 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 2140 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4730 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1910 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2730 mm


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