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2005 BMW X5 vs. 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse

To start off, 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse 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 3,828 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse (263 HP @ 5750 RPM) has 48 more horse power than 2005 BMW X5. (215 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse should accelerate faster than 2005 BMW X5.

Because 2005 BMW X5 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse. 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 167 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse. (353 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Make BMW Mitsubishi
Model X5 Eclipse
Year Released 2005 2008
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 3828 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 263 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5750 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 353 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4500 RPM
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4570 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1370 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.6 L/100km 12.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 67 L


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