2008 BMW X3 vs. 2012 Peugeot 5008

To start off, 2012 Peugeot 5008 is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2008 BMW X3. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2008 BMW X3 would be higher. At 2,979 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 BMW X3 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 BMW X3 (228 HP @ 5900 RPM) has 120 more horse power than 2012 Peugeot 5008. (108 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 BMW X3 should accelerate faster than 2012 Peugeot 5008.

Because 2008 BMW X3 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2012 Peugeot 5008. 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 (300 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 60 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Peugeot 5008. (240 Nm @ 1750 RPM). This means 2008 BMW X3 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Peugeot 5008.

Compare all specifications:

2008 BMW X3 2012 Peugeot 5008
Make BMW Peugeot
Model X3 5008
Year Released 2008 2012
Body Type SUV Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2979 cc 1560 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 228 HP 108 HP
Engine RPM 5900 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 240 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 1750 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Top Speed 205 km/hour 183 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.8 seconds 12.9 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1835 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1640 mm
Wheelbase Size 2800 mm 2735 mm


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