1991 Acura Legend vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz A

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz A is newer by 16 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Acura Legend. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Acura Legend would be higher. At 2,673 cc (6 cylinders), 1991 Acura Legend is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1991 Acura Legend (160 HP) has 52 more horse power than 2007 Mercedes-Benz A. (108 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1991 Acura Legend should accelerate faster than 2007 Mercedes-Benz A. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1991 Acura Legend weights approximately 205 kg more than 2007 Mercedes-Benz A. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear 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, 2007 Mercedes-Benz A (250 Nm) has 30 more torque (in Nm) than 1991 Acura Legend. (220 Nm). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz A will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1991 Acura Legend.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Acura Legend 2007 Mercedes-Benz A
Make Acura Mercedes-Benz
Model Legend A
Year Released 1991 2007
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2673 cc 1991 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 160 HP 108 HP
Torque 220 Nm 250 Nm
Engine Bore Size 86.9 mm 83 mm
Engine Stroke Size 74.9 mm 92 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 18.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1550 kg 1345 kg
Vehicle Length 4780 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1600 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2570 mm


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