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2005 BMW X5 vs. 2009 Hyundai Elantra

To start off, 2009 Hyundai Elantra is newer by 4 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. In terms of performance, 2005 BMW X5 (215 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 74 more horse power than 2009 Hyundai Elantra. (141 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 2009 Hyundai Elantra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 1112 kg more than 2009 Hyundai Elantra. 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 2009 Hyundai Elantra. 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 334 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Hyundai Elantra. (186 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Hyundai Elantra. 2009 Hyundai Elantra 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. 2009 Hyundai Elantra will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2009 Hyundai Elantra
Make BMW Hyundai
Model X5 Elantra
Year Released 2005 2009
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 1975 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 141 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 186 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 82 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 93.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 210 km/hour 208 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.3 seconds 9.4 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1058 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2620 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.6 L/100km 7.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 55 L


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