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2005 BMW X5 vs. 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette would be higher. At 3,392 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 BMW X5 (215 HP) has 30 more horse power than 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette. (185 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 376 kg more than 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette. 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette. 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 235 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette. (285 Nm). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette
Make BMW Oldsmobile
Model X5 Silhouette
Year Released 2005 2004
Body Type SUV Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 3392 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 185 HP
Torque 520 Nm 285 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1794 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 5120 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1740 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 3050 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.6 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 95 L


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