69points

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)

71points

Subaru Forester 2.5i (2015)

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BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014) vs Subaru Forester 2.5i (2015)

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
Subaru Forester 2.5i (2015)
69
points
BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
71
points
Subaru Forester 2.5i (2015)

Why is BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014) better than Subaru Forester 2.5i (2015)?

  • 171Nm higher maximum torque
    ?

    407Nmvs236Nm
  • 41.67% larger fuel tank
    ?

    85lvs60l
  • Has a turbocharged engine
    ?
  • 295mm longer wheelbase
    ?

    2.93mvs2639mm
  • 130hp more horsepower
    ?

    300hpvs170hp
  • 1yrs longer basic warranty (years)
    ?

    4yrsvs3yrs
  • 20% larger engine size
    ?

    3lvs2.5l
  • 2 more cylinders
    ?

    6vs4

Why is Subaru Forester 2.5i (2015) better than BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)?

  • 2.9l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    ?

    12.8l/100 kmvs15.7l/100 km
  • 77mm shorter
    1.69mvs1763mm
  • Has a rear-view camera
    ?
  • 142mm narrower
    1.8mvs1938mm
  • 1yrs longer drivetrain warranty (years)
    ?

    5yrsvs4yrs
  • 23mm more headroom (front)
    ?

    1.05mvs1029mm
  • Has height-adjustable seat belts
    ?
  • 0.8l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
    ?

    9.7l/100 kmvs10.5l/100 km

General info

1.Has four-wheel drive
?

Four-wheel drive is a system where torque is distributed to all four wheels of the vehicle. It is beneficial in some circumstances such as providing increased traction in tricky weather conditions, but is most suited to off-road driving.

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
Subaru Forester 2.5i (2015)
2. longer drivetrain warranty (years)
?

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Kia Rondo Platinum (2014)

12yrs

4yrs

5yrs

3.Has fully independent suspension
?

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
Subaru Forester 2.5i (2015)
4. longer basic warranty (years)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Nissan Versa Note S (2014)

Unlimited yrs

4yrs

3yrs

5.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
?

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
Subaru Forester 2.5i (2015)
6. longer basic warranty (km)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Hyundai Nexo (2019)

Unlimited km

80 467km

57 936km

Dimensions

1.height
?

Best

Volvo XC70 (2015)

917mm

1.76m

1.69m

2.width
?

Best

Peugeot 208 Allure (2014)

1m

1.94m

1.8m

3. longer wheelbase
?

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

Toyota Tundra SR5 (2014)

3.7m

2.93m

2.64m

4. more headroom (front)
?

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

Best

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ (2014)

1.09m

1.03m

1.05m

5. more headroom (rear)
?

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

Best

Ford F-150 SVT Raptor (2014)

1.94m

986mm

1.01m

6. shorter length
?

Best

Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014)

2.34m

4.89m

4.59m

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3l/100 km

15.7l/100 km

12.8l/100 km

2.maximum torque
?

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

Lamborghini Urus (2019)

850Nm

407Nm

236Nm

3.Has a turbocharged engine
?

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
Subaru Forester 2.5i (2015)
4. more horsepower
?

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

Hennessey Venom GT (2014)

1244hp

300hp

170hp

5. larger fuel tank
?

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

Best

Ford Super Duty F-250 XL (2015)

132l

85l

60l

6. better fuel economy (highway)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3.4l/100 km

10.5l/100 km

9.7l/100 km

Features

1.Has a rear-view camera
?

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
Subaru Forester 2.5i (2015)
2.Has height-adjustable seat belts
?

Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
Subaru Forester 2.5i (2015)
3.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

GMC Yukon SLE (2015)

5

1

1

4.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
?

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
Subaru Forester 2.5i (2015)

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