2008 BMW X3 vs. 2000 Suzuki Ignis

To start off, 2008 BMW X3 is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Suzuki Ignis. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Suzuki Ignis would be higher. At 1,995 cc (4 cylinders), 2008 BMW X3 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 BMW X3 (148 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 66 more horse power than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. (82 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 BMW X3 should accelerate faster than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 BMW X3 weights approximately 705 kg more than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2008 BMW X3 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 BMW X3 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, 2008 BMW X3 (201 Nm @ 3750 RPM) has 91 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Suzuki Ignis. (110 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2008 BMW X3 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Suzuki Ignis.

Compare all specifications:

2008 BMW X3 2000 Suzuki Ignis
Make BMW Suzuki
Model X3 Ignis
Year Released 2008 2000
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1328 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 82 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 201 Nm 110 Nm
Torque RPM 3750 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 78 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 69.6 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1655 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 3620 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1600 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase Size 2800 mm 2370 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 67 L 41 L


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