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1976 Buick Estate vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 29 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1976 Buick Estate. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1976 Buick Estate would be higher. At 5,736 cc (8 cylinders), 1976 Buick Estate is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E (221 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 68 more horse power than 1976 Buick Estate. (153 HP @ 3400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 1976 Buick Estate. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1976 Buick Estate weights approximately 99 kg more than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. 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, 1976 Buick Estate (380 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 65 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1976 Buick Estate will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Compare all specifications:

1976 Buick Estate 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Buick Mercedes-Benz
Model Estate E
Year Released 1976 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5736 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 153 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 3400 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 380 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 96.5 mm 89.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 97.8 mm 84 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1884 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 5510 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1990 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2950 mm 2830 mm


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