2006 BMW 325 vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 BMW 325. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 BMW 325 would be higher. At 3,001 cc, 2006 BMW 325 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 BMW 325 (215 HP @ 6250 RPM) has 35 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP @ 6800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 BMW 325 should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 BMW 325 weights approximately 279 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 BMW 325 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2011 Honda CR-V. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 BMW 325 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, 2006 BMW 325 (251 Nm @ 2750 RPM) has 33 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2006 BMW 325 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V. 2011 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 2006 BMW 325 has manual transmission. 2006 BMW 325 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Honda CR-V will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2006 BMW 325 2011 Honda CR-V
Make BMW Honda
Model 325 CR-V
Year Released 2006 2011
Body Type Station Wagon SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3001 cc 2400 cc
Horse Power 215 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 6250 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 251 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 2750 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1835 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Consumption 8.4 L/100km 8.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 12.4 L/100km 11.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 67 L 58 L


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