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2009 BMW 125 vs. 1985 Renault 25

To start off, 2009 BMW 125 is newer by 24 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1985 Renault 25. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1985 Renault 25 would be higher. At 2,497 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 BMW 125 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 BMW 125 (215 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 35 more horse power than 1985 Renault 25. (180 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 BMW 125 should accelerate faster than 1985 Renault 25. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1985 Renault 25 weights approximately 14 kg more than 2009 BMW 125.

Let's talk about torque, 1985 Renault 25 (286 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 36 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 BMW 125. (250 Nm @ 2750 RPM). This means 1985 Renault 25 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 BMW 125.

Compare all specifications:

2009 BMW 125 1985 Renault 25
Make BMW Renault
Model 125 25
Year Released 2009 1985
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2497 cc 2458 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 215 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 250 Nm 286 Nm
Torque RPM 2750 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1326 kg 1340 kg
Vehicle Length 4370 mm 4630 mm
Vehicle Width 1430 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1760 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2730 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 53 L 38 L


 

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