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2005 BMW X5 vs. 2011 Saab 03-Sep

To start off, 2011 Saab 03-Sep is newer by 6 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 35 more horse power than 2011 Saab 03-Sep. (180 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 2011 Saab 03-Sep.

Because 2005 BMW X5 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2011 Saab 03-Sep. 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 120 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Saab 03-Sep. (400 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Saab 03-Sep.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 2011 Saab 03-Sep
Make BMW Saab
Model X5 03-Sep
Year Released 2005 2011
Body Type SUV Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 2000 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 215 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 400 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 1800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 90.4 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 82 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Top Speed 210 km/hour 216 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.3 seconds 8.7 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual 6-speed manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 58 L


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