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2005 BMW X5 vs. 2010 Citroen C-Crosser

To start off, 2010 Citroen C-Crosser is newer by 5 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 47 more horse power than 2010 Citroen C-Crosser. (168 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 2010 Citroen C-Crosser.

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 288 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Citroen C-Crosser. (232 Nm @ 4100 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Citroen C-Crosser.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2010 Citroen C-Crosser
Make BMW Citroen
Model X5 C-Crosser
Year Released 2005 2010
Body Type SUV Crossover
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 2359 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 168 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 232 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4100 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 88 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 87 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors


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