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2009 BMW 125 vs. 2000 Lexus GS

To start off, 2009 BMW 125 is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Lexus GS. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Lexus GS would be higher. At 4,293 cc (8 cylinders), 2000 Lexus GS is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Lexus GS (277 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 62 more horse power than 2009 BMW 125. (215 HP @ 6500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2000 Lexus GS should accelerate faster than 2009 BMW 125. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Lexus GS weights approximately 419 kg more than 2009 BMW 125. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. 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, 2000 Lexus GS (417 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 167 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 BMW 125. (250 Nm @ 2750 RPM). This means 2000 Lexus GS will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 BMW 125. 2000 Lexus GS has automatic transmission and 2009 BMW 125 has manual transmission. 2009 BMW 125 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2000 Lexus GS will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 BMW 125 2000 Lexus GS
Make BMW Lexus
Model 125 GS
Year Released 2009 2000
Body Type Coupe Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2497 cc 4293 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 277 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 250 Nm 417 Nm
Torque RPM 2750 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.2:1 10.5:1
Top Speed 245 km/hour 250 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.4 seconds 6.6 seconds
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1326 kg 1745 kg
Vehicle Length 4370 mm 4810 mm
Vehicle Width 1430 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1760 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2810 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 5.1 L/100km 12.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 53 L 75 L


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