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2009 BMW 330 vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2009 BMW 330 is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Honda Accord. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Honda Accord would be higher. At 2,996 cc, 2009 BMW 330 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 BMW 330 (254 HP @ 6600 RPM) has 116 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 BMW 330 should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord.

Because 2009 BMW 330 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2009 BMW 330. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 Honda Accord (347 Nm) has 32 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 BMW 330. (315 Nm). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 BMW 330. 2005 Honda Accord has automatic transmission and 2009 BMW 330 has manual transmission. 2009 BMW 330 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Honda Accord will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 BMW 330 2005 Honda Accord
Make BMW Honda
Model 330 Accord
Year Released 2009 2005
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 2204 cc
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 254 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 6600 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 347 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.7:1 16.7:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 245 km/hour 195 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.3 seconds 10.1 seconds
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1430 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1820 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 65 L


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