2005 BMW X5 vs. 2004 Toyota Mark II

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Toyota Mark II. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Toyota Mark II 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 59 more horse power than 2004 Toyota Mark II. (156 HP @ 6200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 2004 Toyota Mark II. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 550 kg more than 2004 Toyota Mark II. 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 320 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Toyota Mark II. (200 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Toyota Mark II. 2004 Toyota Mark II 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 Toyota Mark II will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2004 Toyota Mark II
Make BMW Toyota
Model X5 Mark II
Year Released 2005 2004
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 1988 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 156 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 200 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 75 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 75 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1620 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4740 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2600 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.6 L/100km 13.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 72 L


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