2005 BMW X5 vs. 2005 Saab 9000
To start off, both 2005 BMW X5 and 2005 Saab 9000 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 97 more horse power than 2005 Saab 9000. (118 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 2005 Saab 9000. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 640 kg more than 2005 Saab 9000. 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 Saab 9000. 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 240 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Saab 9000. (280 Nm). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Saab 9000. 2005 Saab 9000 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. 2005 Saab 9000 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.
Compare all specifications:
|2005 BMW X5||2005 Saab 9000|
|Engine Size||2926 cc||2290 cc|
|Horse Power||215 HP||118 HP|
|Engine RPM||4000 RPM||4000 RPM|
|Torque||520 Nm||280 Nm|
|Vehicle Weight||2170 kg||1530 kg|
|Wheelbase Size||2830 mm||2710 mm|