2005 BMW X5 vs. 2005 Hyundai Tiburon

To start off, both 2005 BMW X5 and 2005 Hyundai Tiburon were released in the same year (2005). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. 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 40 more horse power than 2005 Hyundai Tiburon. (175 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 2005 Hyundai Tiburon. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 180 kg more than 2005 Hyundai Tiburon. 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 2005 Hyundai Tiburon. 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 276 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Hyundai Tiburon. (244 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Hyundai Tiburon.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2005 Hyundai Tiburon
Make BMW Hyundai
Model X5 Tiburon
Year Released 2005 2005
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 2655 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 175 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 244 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 1800 RPM
Top Speed 210 km/hour 220 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.3 seconds 8.2 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1990 kg
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2540 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 55 L


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