2005 BMW X5 vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK is newer by 2 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), 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK (228 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 13 more horse power than 2005 BMW X5. (215 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK should accelerate faster than 2005 BMW X5. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 480 kg more than 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK.

Because 2005 BMW X5 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK. 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 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK. (300 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK
Make BMW Mercedes-Benz
Model X5 CLK
Year Released 2005 2007
Body Type SUV Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 2996 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 228 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 88.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 82.1 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 11.1:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.3 seconds 7.7 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1690 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2720 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.6 L/100km 9.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 62 L


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