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2005 BMW X5 vs. 2008 Jeep Cherokee

To start off, 2008 Jeep Cherokee is newer by 3 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 2,926 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 BMW X5 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 221 kg more than 2008 Jeep Cherokee.

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 120 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Jeep Cherokee. (400 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Jeep Cherokee. 2008 Jeep Cherokee 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. 2008 Jeep Cherokee will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2008 Jeep Cherokee
Make BMW Jeep
Model X5 Cherokee
Year Released 2005 2008
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 2776 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 0 HP
Torque 520 Nm 400 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 1800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 17.5:1
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Top Speed 210 km/hour 169 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.3 seconds 12.6 seconds
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 1949 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4500 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1810 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2650 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.6 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 78 L


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