Airbus A321-200 vs. Boeing 737-500

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Airbus A321-200 versus Boeing 737-500
44.50 m 146 ft length 31.00 m 101 ft 8 in
34.10 m 111 ft 10 in wingspan 28.88 m 94 ft 9 in
122.60 m2 1,320 ft2 wingarea 105.40 m2 1,135 ft2
11.70 m 38 ft 5 in height 11.13 m 36 ft 6 in
2 engines 2
147 kN 33,000 lbf thrust per engine 89 kN 20,000 lbf
294 kN 66,000 lbf total thrust 178 kN 40,000 lbf
93,500 kgs 206,000 lbs MTOW 60,000 kgs 132,000 lbs
5,000 km 2,700 nm range 4,444 km 2,400 nm
M0.78 cruise speed M0.73
185 passengers capacity 108 passengers
230 passengers max. capacity 145 passengers
Values may not be 100% accurate.
Engine thrust, MTOW and range (full load) based on best options available.
Passanger capacity in standard 3-class layout for widebodies and 2-class for narrowbodies (including A300, A310).