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2005 BMW X5 vs. 2009 Jeep Wrangler

To start off, 2009 Jeep Wrangler 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 40 more horse power than 2009 Jeep Wrangler. (175 HP @ 3800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 2009 Jeep Wrangler. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 290 kg more than 2009 Jeep Wrangler. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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 109 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Jeep Wrangler. (411 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Jeep Wrangler. 2009 Jeep Wrangler 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 Jeep Wrangler will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2009 Jeep Wrangler
Make BMW Jeep
Model X5 Wrangler
Year Released 2005 2009
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 2777 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 175 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 411 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 94 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 100 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Top Speed 210 km/hour 180 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.3 seconds 12 seconds
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1880 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4230 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1810 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2430 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.6 L/100km 8.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 66 L


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