2009 BMW 135 vs. 2005 BMW X5

To start off, 2009 BMW 135 is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 BMW X5. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 BMW X5 would be higher. At 2,979 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 BMW 135 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 BMW 135 (302 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 87 more horse power than 2005 BMW X5. (215 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 BMW 135 should accelerate faster than 2005 BMW X5. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 850 kg more than 2009 BMW 135.

Because 2005 BMW X5 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 BMW 135. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 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, 2005 BMW X5 (520 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 120 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 BMW 135. (400 Nm @ 1300 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 BMW 135.

Compare all specifications:

2009 BMW 135 2005 BMW X5
Model 135 X5
Year Released 2009 2005
Body Type Convertible SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2979 cc 2926 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 302 HP 215 HP
Engine RPM 5800 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 400 Nm 520 Nm
Torque RPM 1300 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 84 mm
Engine Stroke Size 89.6 mm 90 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.2:1 18.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Top Speed 250 km/hour 210 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 5.6 seconds 8.3 seconds
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1320 kg 2170 kg
Vehicle Length 4370 mm 4670 mm
Vehicle Width 1420 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1760 mm 1720 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.2 L/100km 8.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 53 L 93 L


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