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1969 Mercedes-Benz W 111 vs. 2005 Hyundai Matrix

To start off, 2005 Hyundai Matrix is newer by 36 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1969 Mercedes-Benz W 111. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1969 Mercedes-Benz W 111 would be higher. At 2,778 cc (6 cylinders), 1969 Mercedes-Benz W 111 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1969 Mercedes-Benz W 111 (158 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 38 more horse power than 2005 Hyundai Matrix. (120 HP @ 5800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1969 Mercedes-Benz W 111 should accelerate faster than 2005 Hyundai Matrix. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1969 Mercedes-Benz W 111 weights approximately 152 kg more than 2005 Hyundai Matrix. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 1969 Mercedes-Benz W 111 (240 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 78 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Hyundai Matrix. (162 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 1969 Mercedes-Benz W 111 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Hyundai Matrix.

Compare all specifications:

1969 Mercedes-Benz W 111 2005 Hyundai Matrix
Make Mercedes-Benz Hyundai
Model W 111 Matrix
Year Released 1969 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2778 cc 1795 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 158 HP 120 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 240 Nm 162 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 4500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 82 mm
Engine Stroke Size 78.8 mm 85 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1510 kg 1358 kg
Vehicle Length 4890 mm 4030 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1640 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2510 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 55 L


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