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2007 BMW 325 vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2007 BMW 325 is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Honda Accord. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Honda Accord would be higher. At 2,497 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 BMW 325 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 BMW 325 (215 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 77 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 BMW 325 should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 125 kg more than 2007 BMW 325.

Because 2007 BMW 325 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2007 BMW 325. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 Honda Accord (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 96 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 BMW 325. (251 Nm @ 2750 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 BMW 325.

Compare all specifications:

2007 BMW 325 2005 Honda Accord
Make BMW Honda
Model 325 Accord
Year Released 2007 2005
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2497 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 251 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 2750 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 245 km/hour 195 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.7 seconds 10.1 seconds
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1520 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1430 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1820 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 65 L


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