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1985 Fiat Uno vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1985 Fiat Uno. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1985 Fiat Uno would be higher. At 2,996 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (228 HP @ 6100 RPM) has 122 more horse power than 1985 Fiat Uno. (106 HP @ 5750 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 1985 Fiat Uno.

Because 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1985 Fiat Uno, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 154 more torque (in Nm) than 1985 Fiat Uno. (146 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1985 Fiat Uno.

Compare all specifications:

1985 Fiat Uno 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK
Make Fiat Mercedes-Benz
Model Uno SLK
Year Released 1985 2007
Body Type Hatchback Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1242 cc 2996 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 106 HP 228 HP
Engine RPM 5750 RPM 6100 RPM
Torque 146 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 2700 RPM
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 3650 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1300 mm
Wheelbase Size 2370 mm 2440 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 70 L


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