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2005 BMW X5 vs. 2006 BMW 630

To start off, 2006 BMW 630 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 BMW X5. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 BMW X5 would be higher. At 2,996 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 BMW 630 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 BMW 630 (254 HP @ 6600 RPM) has 39 more horse power than 2005 BMW X5. (215 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 BMW 630 should accelerate faster than 2005 BMW X5. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 604 kg more than 2006 BMW 630.

Because 2005 BMW X5 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2006 BMW 630. 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 220 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 BMW 630. (300 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 BMW 630.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2006 BMW 630
Model X5 630
Year Released 2005 2006
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 2996 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 254 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6600 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 85 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 88 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 10.7:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 210 km/hour 250 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.3 seconds 6.5 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1566 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4830 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2790 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.6 L/100km 9.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 70 L


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