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What is Better BMW 7-Series or BMW X5?

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BMW 7-Series BMW X5

9 reasons to buy BMW 7-Series

Engine and transmission
More engine power

326 bhp vs 286 bhp

240 kw. vs 210 kw.

12% or 40 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 7 sec. 1.1 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 146 mph 9 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 28.5 mpg vs 34.01 mpg 19% or 5.51 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 37.22 mpg vs 39.8 mpg 7% or 2.58 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 20.5 mpg vs 26.91 mpg 31% or 6.41 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Other specs
Less weight 1860 kg vs 2110 kg 13% or 250 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 12.2 meters vs 12.8 meters 5% or 0.6 meters

11 reasons to buy BMW X5

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.0 vs 10.2 40% or 6.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 89.6 mm 0% or 0.40000000000001 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 580 nM vs 450 nM 22% or 130 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 5% or 7 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 620 liters vs 500 liters 19% or 120 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 85 liters vs 82 liters 4% or 3 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2790 kg vs 2505 kg 10% or 285 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 680 kg vs 645 kg 5% or 35 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 3500 kg vs 2100 kg 40% or 1400 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years
Service cycle
More service interval - Mileage 37290 miles vs 31075 miles 17% or 6215 miles

Neutral reasons BMW 7-Series vs. BMW X5

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5800 RPM vs 4400 RPM 24% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2979 cm3 vs 2993 cm3 0% or 14 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 5072 mm vs 4854 mm 4% or 218 mm shorter
Width 1902 mm vs 1933 mm 2% or 31 mm narrower
Height 1479 mm vs 1776 mm 17% or 297 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 3070 mm vs 2933 mm 4% or 137 mm more
Front tires size 245/50 R18 vs 275/40 R20
Rear tires size 245/50 R18 vs 315/35 R20
Spare wheel flat tires vs flat tires
Type of wheels 18" alloy wheels vs 20" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)